Simon & Garfunkel: On Tour

By Mad Dog
Published: Mar 09, 2010

They’ve been through every permutation in their relationship, but if you saw them sing together at the MTV anniversary show (sadly, not on the web), you saw two men perform so brilliantly they looked at one another afterward, stunned. So we shouldn’t be surprised there’s a tour, starting in Canada in late April and then moving through the Plains. (More dates surely coming.)

A friend told me a story from the dawn of history: Paul had just started writing songs. He took his brother into the bathroom — the tiles improved the sound — and sang a song for him. And his brother shivered, because in those few minutes he couldn’t help but see Paul’s future. This is the song: