SIMON AND GARFUNKEL - AMSTERDAM 1970

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SIMON AND GARFUNKEL
The Final Hurrah 1970 [Gossip GOSS049, 2CD]

Live at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; May 2, 1970. Very good FM broadcast.

By 1970, cracks had started to appear in the relationship between Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. That said, the album many believe to be the pair’s finest, had just been released. Prior to this, the success of Bookends in 1968 and The Graduate soundtrack from the same year had made them one of the biggest musical acts in the world; but the resultant pressure put increased strain on their relationship. In 1969, Garfunkel was invited to appear in Mike Nichols’ adaptation of Catch-22, to be shot in Mexico. The resulting eight-month separation further stirred up animosity between the two, with Simon penning ‘The Only Living Boy In New York’ about his experience.

However, upon Garfunkel’s return in November 1969, the duo entered the studio to record what many still consider to be their magnum opus, Bridge Over Troubled Water. Released on January 26, 1970, the album topped the charts in 10 countries, and, at the time, was the world’s best-selling LP, a feat that would not be beaten until Michael Jackson’s Thriller in 1982. But these sessions took a further toll on Paul and Art and, by the time of the album’s release, the two could barely face each other.

As a result, despite its massive success, Simon & Garfunkel played only a handful of shows in 1970 to promote the record. One of these was at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam on May 2, which was the subject of a live FM broadcast and which is presented here on this new CD. Performing a wide selection of their best-known songs, this show is a rare artefact of this magnificent albeit troubled duo, all at once at the height of their successes and on the cusp of sudden collapse.

After their final performance of the year at the Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in New York on July 8, the pair embarked on what was intended to be a temporary hiatus. However, despite occasional reunions and the odd recording, Simon & Garfunkel never properly reformed.

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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. Old FriendsBookends 3:44
71 mins


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  1. 37 Responses to “SIMON AND GARFUNKEL - AMSTERDAM 1970”

  2. Never have enough S&G, especially in such strong sound quality as this at such a key point in their career. Advice always the same with shows like this; if you want it get it now. Columbia will find this and release it.

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