Simon And Garfunkel Biography

One of the most celebrated duos in the world

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Simon And Garfunkel

The duo of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel were a hugely successful American folk duo.

Paul Simon‘s songwriting mastery has been compared with the likes of Bob Dylan and Lennon/McCartney.

Their hits include ‘Homeward Bound’, ‘Scarborough Fair’, ‘The Boxer’, ‘Mrs. Robinson’, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ and ‘American Tune’.

‘American Tune’ being the only popular music song that has seriously been considered as an alternative to the American national anthem ‘Stars And Stripes’.


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Scarborough Fair – Guitar Lesson

Scarborough Fair‘Scarborough Fair’ take full advantage of the II chord by using the extensions sus2, 6 and sus4, ending up with a Dorian sounding composition.

It would be impossible to play ‘Scarborough Fair’ using different shapes as the incorporated open strings give the arrangement its distinctive sound.

Go to video lessons: Scarborough Fair chords.


Scarborough Fair – Lyrics

Scarborough FairAre you going to Scarborough Fair?
Parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme
Remember me to one who lives there
She once was a true love of mine
Tell her to make me a cambric shirt

For complete lyrics, go to Scarborough Fair lyrics.


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