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(2011/SONY) 28 tracks plus DVD (NTSC, Code 0, 132 Min.) Gatefold Digipac with 24 page booklet....more

Simon & Garfunkel: Bridge Over Troubled Water (2-CD&1-DVD) 40th.

(2011/SONY) 28 tracks plus DVD (NTSC, Code 0, 132 Min.) Gatefold Digipac with 24 page booklet. DVD Songs Of America - Originally Aired On CBS, And Unavailable Since Its 1969 Broadcast, This TV Special Is Comprised Of Footage Of The 1969 Tour, Intimate Backstage Conversations, Historic News 'Footage And More. Tha Harmony Game - Brand New Documentary About The Making Of Bridge Over Troubled Water, Featuring New 2010 Interviews With Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, Roy Halee And More Key Principles Involved With The Making Of The Album.

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  • Interpret: Simon & Garfunkel

  • Album titlle: Bridge Over Troubled Water (2-CD&1-DVD) 40th.

  • Label Sony

  • Genre Beat

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  • EAN: 0886978282927

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Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water (2-CD&1-DVD) 40th. CD 1
01Bridge Over Troubled WaterSimon & Garfunkel
02El Condor Pasa (If I Could)Simon & Garfunkel
03CeciliaSimon & Garfunkel
04Keep The Customer SatisfiedSimon & Garfunkel
05So Long, Frank Lloyd WrightSimon & Garfunkel
06The BoxerSimon & Garfunkel
07Baby DriveSimon & Garfunkel
08The Only Living Boy In New YorkSimon & Garfunkel
09Why Don't You Write MeSimon & Garfunkel
10Bye Bye LoveSimon & Garfunkel
11Song For The AskingSimon & Garfunkel
Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water (2-CD&1-DVD) 40th. CD 2
01Homeward BoundSimon & Garfunkel
02At The ZooSimon & Garfunkel
03The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)Simon & Garfunkel
04Song For The AskingSimon & Garfunkel
05For EMily, Whenever I May Find HerSimon & Garfunkel
06Scarborough Fair/CanticleSimon & Garfunkel
07Mrs. RobinsonSimon & Garfunkel
08The BoxerSimon & Garfunkel
09Why Don't You Write MeSimon & Garfunkel
10So Long, Frank Lloyd WrightSimon & Garfunkel
11That Silver-Haired Daddy Of MineSimon & Garfunkel
12Bridge Over Troubled WaterSimon & Garfunkel
13The Sound Of SilenceSimon & Garfunkel
14I Am A RockSimon & Garfunkel
15Old Freinds/Bookends ThemeSimon & Garfunkel
16Leaves That Are GreenSimon & Garfunkel
17Kathy's SongSimon & Garfunkel
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Next Stop Vietnam

Simon & Garfunkel

Even though books such as Lee Andresen's 'Battle Notes…Music of the Vietnam War' list more than a half-dozen Simon & Garfunkel songs as being war-related, the folk duo cannot be characterized as protest singers. Neither Paul Simon's lyrics nor the pair's concerts were overtly political. When the Vietnam War cropped up it could be embedded in a news broadcast [as in 7 O'clock News/Silent Night], directly implied through name dropping [A Simple Desultory Philippic], or left to inference by the listener [Side Of The Hillfrom the 1965 LP 'The Paul Simon Songbook,' a UK release].

Both 7 O'clock News and A Simple Desultory Philippic are from 'Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme.' The album went triple platinum, spent almost three years among 'Billboard's' Top 200 LPs and produced three hit singles (though not these two songs).

The news broadcast heard behind the strains of Silent Night would have had to air on August 3, 1966. The date can be pinpointed by the reference to comedian Lenny Bruce's death. Richard Nixon's quote, that "opposition to the war in this country is the greatest single weapon working against the United States," is permitted to pass with no comment. A Simple Desultory Philippic is the song's second version, Paul having recorded the first solo while in London. It is sometimes referred to with a subtitle: (Or How I Was Robert McNamara'd Into Submission). The Secretary of Defense is one of three Vietnam principals mentioned in the song. The other two are the U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam, Maxwell Taylor and singer Barry Sadler. To find the connection in Side Of The Hill one need only substitute Vietnam for Simon's "a land called somewhere."

Paul Simon was born on October 13, 1941 in Newark, New Jersey; Art Garfunkel on November 5, 1941 in Forest Hills, New York. The two met in high school and initially recorded as Everly Brothers sound-alikes, Tom & Jerry. Starting with 1965s The Sound Of Silence they were America's best-selling duo for the next six years. They had three #1 singles, three #1 albums and sold in excess of 20 million records. In addition to being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990, they received Grammy's "Lifetime Achievement Award" in 2003.

Various - History Next Stop Is Vietnam 1961-2008 (13-CD)
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Tracklist
Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water (2-CD&1-DVD) 40th. CD 1
01 Bridge Over Troubled Water
02 El Condor Pasa (If I Could)
03 Cecilia
04 Keep The Customer Satisfied
05 So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright
06 The Boxer
07 Baby Drive
08 The Only Living Boy In New York
09 Why Don't You Write Me
10 Bye Bye Love
11 Song For The Asking
Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water (2-CD&1-DVD) 40th. CD 2
01 Homeward Bound
02 At The Zoo
03 The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)
04 Song For The Asking
05 For EMily, Whenever I May Find Her
06 Scarborough Fair/Canticle
07 Mrs. Robinson
08 The Boxer
09 Why Don't You Write Me
10 So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright
11 That Silver-Haired Daddy Of Mine
12 Bridge Over Troubled Water
13 The Sound Of Silence
14 I Am A Rock
15 Old Freinds/Bookends Theme
16 Leaves That Are Green
17 Kathy's Song