Simon and Garfunkel
being outside life and inside time which isn’t functioning correctly
“It could be hereditary .” Mom replied. “from Emly to Elham, a going away gift: A short life.”
‘Where are these great heroes now?’
doesn’t contain a single rhyme, yet nothing sounds forced in its structure
They did good.. not great
“No, out of the question”
As for Bernie Sanders, does it even matter what kind of music he likes?
So as illness takes me down yet I can’t, I don’t have the time, to be taken down, so somewhere I am in both places, three places , somewhere I am ill, somewhere I am working and somewhere I have drifted back to a late sunny afternoon. And all three are listening to “The Only Living Boy In New York”.
When I listen to S&G Greatest Hits it takes me back to being a child and not just a child but a lucky child. It is not that I had discovered girls, I, like Woody Allen, don’t believe I ever had a latency period, I always dug girls, but in 1972 girls noticed me. And in 1972, I felt that weird safety that only the young can have, where death, disaster, loss –none of them are quite part of your make up. I was, if you will, innocent.
I am about as miserable as you’d expect and suffering from a terrible cold, all in all my I would be hard pressed to be much further down. The frigid temperature suits my mood (not to mention my writing abilities the past couple of days).
Nights Of Cinnamon – John Mendelssohn – The quality sarcasm of the great Kinks Kronikler comes wrapped in melody and charm, days of sulphur seems to be the operative the word but the mood is (you know we’d get their eventually, is rather Victoria-ish – A
But there’s a big difference with this new one as it will contain both Simon & Garfunkel recordings and solo hit singles and tracks from Paul Simon solo album catalog, a long career summed up in only 20 songs, in chronological order, from ‘The Sound of Silence’ to ‘Love and Hard Times’ off his last studio album ‘So Beautiful Or So What’.