Paul Simon

The very talented Paul Simon has been highlighted in two BBC shows recently.  The first was a special BBC Sessions, which featured his excellent backing band who are exceptional artists in their own right in my opinion.  The second was a concert that he and his group gave in America.

Today on Catch Up TV I caught a programme about Simon and Garfunkel, which was most interesting also. Good to see the young Paul Simon, the musical sited of Simon and Garfunkel.  Garfunkel was the chap with the clear high voice that blended so well with Paul Simon’s

Here are some You Tube Videos not necessarily from these programmes with the same band, that I hope blog visitors will enjoy.

 

Slip Sliding Away, a slower version with excellent backing

Next the lads in concert in 2009

Finally as young men. This explains the meaning about the song the Sound of Silence by Art Garfunkel at the start

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