Songs from the Past: Simon & Garfunkel – Sound of Silence

Amazingly we’re already at week 24 of Hugh’s fun series ‘51 Songs from the Past in 51 Weeks‘, and this week Hugh asked about a song listened to at a sad time in your life.

As someone who has certainly had my share of sad times over the years, I’ve always been soothed by Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel’s original version of  ‘The Sound of Silence’ from 1964.

I love the haunting beauty of the lyrics, the melody, the harmony, and the simple acoustic accompaniment – even today it still resonates profoundly with my sad old soul… ❤

‘Hello darkness, my old friend

I’ve come to talk with you again

Because a vision softly creeping

Left its seeds while I was sleeping

And the vision that was planted in my brain

Still remains

Within the sound of silence’

 

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7 thoughts on “Songs from the Past: Simon & Garfunkel – Sound of Silence

  1. I’ve always loved it, too, Ruth. My sadness then came from being a lonely young teenager riveted to songs on the radio for a conduit out of my room. I started writing poetry then as well. Did you?

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