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Simon and Garfunkel - The Complete Columbia Album Collection

(180g Vinyl 6LP Box Set)

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Simon & Garfunkel The Complete Columbia Albums Collection on Numbered Limited Edition 180g 6LP Box Set

Remastered from First-Generation Analog Sources and Pressed at RTI: Columbia Albums Vinyl Box Set Includes Six Seminal Simon & Garfunkel LPs, 20-Page Booklet, and Downloads

Simon & Garfunkel's distinctive harmonic sound, Paul Simon's probing lyrical sensibilities for coming-of-age generations, and the duo's culturally transformative music are all presented in spades on the RTI-pressed The Complete Columbia Albums Collection. This seminal and comprehensive box set comprises the duo's five studio masterpieces (first released between 1964 and 1970) newly remastered from first-generation analog sources. Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M. (1964), Sounds Of Silence (1966), Parsley, Sage Rosemary and Thyme (1966), Bookends (1968), Bridge Over Troubled Water (1970), and Greatest Hits (1972) are all included. Each box is individually numbered to a limited issue of 1000 copies and contains a 20-page booklet, poster, and album download codes.

As Simon's songwriting developed along provocative and topical lines, the pair recorded Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M., their first album as "Simon & Garfunkel" and first for Columbia Records, in 1964. While it initially only reached a small audience, "The Sound of Silence" - a haunting acoustic song illuminated by the signature solo and harmony vocal blends S&G invented and perfected - had been overdubbed with electric instruments and released to radio, unbeknownst to either Simon or Garfunkel. The electrified version became a massive hit, and one of the archetypal anthems of an emerging folk-rock movement.

Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M. was re-released in January 1966, alongside Simon & Garfunkel's second studio album, Sounds of Silence, which includes the electric hit single version of the song. "The Sound of Silence" launched a long unbroken chain of hits and album successes. "I Am a Rock," a song that first appeared on The Paul Simon Songbook, became an enormous smash in its Simon & Garfunkel incarnation.

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme, S&G's third studio album, generated five singles. One, "Mrs. Robinson," another anthemic Simon composition, became the centerpiece for the soundtrack to The Graduate, the iconic generational film directed by Mike Nichols. "Mrs. Robinson" is also included on Simon & Garfunkel's fourth studio album, Bookends, which hit #1 in the US and the UK, becoming the pair's first #1 album.

Simon & Garfunkel upped the ante again with their last full studio album, Bridge Over Troubled Water, which hit #1 all over the world following its release in January 1970. Its title track ranks with the most beautiful songs ever written, made unforgettable through one of the most emotionally uplifting vocal performances recorded. The album has sold more than 25 million copies worldwide.

• 180g 6LP box set
• Includes Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M., Sounds of Silence, Parsley, Sage Rosemary and Thyme, Bookends, Bridge Over Troubled Water & Greatest Hits
• Newly remastered from first-generation analog sources
• 20-page booklet
• 60 x 30cm poster
• Individual download cards for each album

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Simon And Garfunkel The Complete Columbia Album Collection Box Set Contents:

LP1 - Wednesday Morning, 3AM
1.  You Can Tell The World
2.  Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream
3.  Bleecker Street
4.  Sparrow
5.  Benedictus
6.  The Sound Of Silence
7.  He Was My Brother
8.  Peggy-O
9.  Go Tell It On The Mountain
10. The Sun Is Burning
11. The Times They Are A-Changin’
12. Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M.

LP 2 - Sounds of Silence
1.  The Sound Of Silence
2.  Leaves That Are Green
3.  Blessed
4.  Kathy’s Song
5.  Somewhere They Can’t Find Me
6.  Anji
7.  Richard Cory
8.  A Most Peculiar Man
9.  April Come She Will
10. We’ve Got A Groovy Thing Goin’
11. I Am A Rock

LP3 - Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme
1.  Scarborough Fair/Canticle
2.  Patterns
3.  Cloudy
4.  Homeward Bound
5.  The Big Bright Green Pleasure Machine
6.  The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy)
7.  The Dangling Conversation
8.  Flowers Never Bend With The Rainfall
9.  A Simple Desultory Philippic
10. For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her
11. A Poem On The Underground Wall
12. 7 O’clock News/Silent Night

LP4 - Bookends
1.  Bookends Theme
2.  Save The Life Of My Child
3.  America
4.  Overs
5.  Voices Of Old People
6.  Old Friends
7.  Bookends Theme
8.  Fakin’ It
9.  Punky’s Dilemma
10. Mrs. Robinson
11. A Hazy Shade Of Winter
12. At The Zoo

LP5 - Bridge Over Troubled Water
1.  Bridge Over Troubled Water
2.  El Condor Pasa (If I Could)
3.  Cecilia
4.  Keep The Customer Satisfied
5.  So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright
6.  The Boxer
7.  Baby Driver
8.  The Only Living Boy In New York
9.  Why Don’t You Write Me
10. Bye Bye Love
11. Song For The Asking

LP6 - Greatest Hits
1.  Mrs. Robinson
2.  For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her (Live)
3.  The Boxer
4.  The 59th Street Bridge Song (Live)
5.  The Sound Of Silence
6.  I Am A Rock
7.  Scarborough Fair/Canticle
8.  Homeward Bound (Live)
9.  Bridge Over Troubled Water
10. America
11. Kathy’s Song (Live)
12. El Condor Pasa (If I Could)
13. Bookends
14. Cecilia

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