Bookends: Getting Old Beats the Alternative, by Knute Rimkus

Just listened to Simon and Garfunkel’s Bookends. So many things anachronistic about the activity — 1967 album, listening to a whole album, actually was an LP I digitized. And I’m not the first to observe the weirdness of Paul Simon, who sings “how terribly strange to be 70” being over 70 now.

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Simon and Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water (live 2009), by Randy Rendfeld

This hymn-like anthem is about selfless, freely given love that asks nothing in return. The singer wants to dry your tears, watch your back, comfort you when you’re down, and sail behind you and keep you safe. Can you think of any other song that packaged so much beauty and emotion into a few . . . → Read More: Simon and Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water (live 2009), by Randy Rendfeld