Forty-four years ago on October 29, 1968, Simon & Garfunkel performed at Ohio University.
More photos and a first-person commentary: http://www.capecentralhigh.com/ohio/covering-simon-and-garfunkel/
Photo credit: Ken Steinhoff (retired newspaper photographer)
Stumbled across on simonandgarfunkel
Audio supplement to an earlier post, "There’s been a change of identity or roles in our group."
Courtesy of melodysustainin:
“For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her,” Live at the Hollywood Bowl, 8/23/1968
Paul Simon: There has been a change of identity or roles in our group… In our new capacity I am now the heavy of the group. I make nasty comments and kick kids and do things like that. And Art has now become our sex symbol. One newspaper referred to him as a frightened gazelle. At this juncture, the frightened gazelle will sing ‘For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her.’
Related scrapbook post:
Today marks the 30th anniversary of Simon & Garfunkel’s The Concert in Central Park. The double-album charted #1 in 4 countries while peaking within the Top 10 in over 10 countries.
Personal blogger Martin Maenza recaps that eventful night - track by track - with a side of personal commentary.
Where were you when you first intimately listened to this concert (album)?
Twenty-nine years ago on this day, Simon & Garfunkel performed in New York City’s Central Park before more than 500,000 people.
"Central Park has always been a site for concerts… Under Park Commissioner Gordon Davis, the Great Lawn [of Central Park] hosted two large concerts in 1980 and 1981—Elton John and Simon & Garfunkel."
Photo credit and reference: “Concerts in Central Park,” New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_about/parks_history/concerts.html
What is your favorite song performed that magical evening?