SIMON AND GARFUNKEL - AMSTERDAM 1970

August 13, 2022 – 7:59 am

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SIMON AND GARFUNKEL
Tripping Down The Alleyways
Amsterdam 1970 [GFR068, 1CD]
Live at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; May 2, 1970. Very good VPRO FM broadcast.

Thanks to hooligan3244 for sharing the show at Dime.

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There’s a bunch of official live material out there from their 1960s heyday. But here’s one concert that’s different and worthy of having. This, admittedly, is similar to the official album “Live 1969.” But that was taken from a bunch of 1969 concerts. This is one 1970 concert presented in its entirety.

Their album “Bridge Over Troubled Water’ was released in January 1970, and was a massive critical and commercial success, going on to sell over 25 million copies. But the duo were on the verge of breaking up, and did so later that year. They only performed 10 concerts in 1970. Luckily, one of them, this one, was bootlegged as a soundboard, so the sound quality is top notch.[Note: This is the FM version.]

The only thing I didn’t like about the recording is that the duo were so popular that the applause after some songs went on and on and on! I edited some of that down, because I didn’t want to hear a minute or more of cheering and clapping, which was the case for some of the songs towards the end of the show.

This concert isn’t super vital, since the song list is quite similar to the “Live 1969″ one. But I prefer this one to that one, mostly because it’s a single concert instead of a selection.

This album is an hour and 13 minutes long. And, in case you missed the label on this post, it’s an acoustic performance, with just Simon and Garfunkel (plus a pianist for the song “Bridge Over Troubled Water”).

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Track 01. The Boxer 4:37
Track 02. Homeward Bound 2:45
Track 03. Fakin’ It 3:53
Track 04. The 59th Street Bridge Song 2:24
Track 05. That Silver Haired Daddy of Mine 3:16
Track 06. I Am a Rock 5:20
Track 07. For Emily, Whenever I may find Her 2:26
Track 08. Mrs Robinson 3:02
Track 09. Scarborough Fair 3:41
Track 10. El Condor Pasa 3:06
Track 11. The Leaves that are Green 2:50
Track 12. Punky’s Dilemma 2:19
Track 13. America 3:36
Track 14. So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright 3:45
Track 15. Song for the Asking 1:56
Track 16. A Poem on the Underground Wall 2:37
Track 17. Bridge over Troubled Water 5:09
Track 18. The Sound of Silence 4:21
Track 19. Bye Bye Love 6:19
Track 20. Bookends 3:45
72 mins


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  1. 12 Responses to “SIMON AND GARFUNKEL - AMSTERDAM 1970”

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    By HHH on Aug 13, 2022

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    By Θήο on Aug 13, 2022

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    By Derrick on Aug 13, 2022

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    By HHH on Aug 14, 2022

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    By Derrick on Aug 14, 2022

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    By HHH on Aug 14, 2022

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    By ELU on Aug 14, 2022

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    By Jocko P on Aug 14, 2022

  10. Rumor has it this was a duo of a Big Un and a Lil Un

    By U L E on Aug 14, 2022

  11. With Art being the Big Un and Paul the Lil Un

    By U L E on Aug 14, 2022

  12. If anyone wants the Lossless version, it’s available over at Pinks. :)

    By leesa on Aug 16, 2022

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    By Derrick on Aug 19, 2022

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