Annotation

This is a republishing of release dated 1972. Not very clear if the title is "This is Simon & Garfunkel: The Greatest Hits" or only "The Greatest Hits"; then, who what will be "This Is Simon & Garfunkel"? for sure not the Artist.

Annotation last modified on 2014-12-31 18:13 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Mrs. Robinson
4.35 3:54
2 For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her (live)
3.8 2:27
3 The Boxer
4 5:13
4 The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy) (live)
4 1:53
5 The Sound of Silence
4.9 3:08
6 I Am a Rock
4.15 2:54
7 Scarborough Fair / Canticle
4.3 3:11
8 Homeward Bound (live)
4 2:45
9 Bridge Over Troubled Water
3.75 4:54
10 America
3.85 3:35
11 Kathy's Song (live)
3.35 3:26
12 El Cóndor Pasa (If I Could)
4.15 3:10
13 Bookends
3 1:23
14 Cecilia
4.4 2:53

Credits

CD 1

drumset:
Hal Blaine (tracks 3, 12, 14)
Hal Blaine (1969-11-09) (track 9)
strings:
Ernie Freeman (tracks 3, 12, 14)
Jimmie Haskell (tracks 3, 12, 14)
Ernie Freeman (1969-11-09) (track 9)
Jimmie Haskell (1969-11-09) (track 9)
drums:
Hal Blaine (1968-02-02) (track 1)
guitar:
Fred Carter, Jr. (tracks 3, 12, 14)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (tracks 3, 12, 14)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1968-02-02) (track 1)
Fred Carter, Jr. (1969-11-09) (track 9)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969-11-09) (track 9)
bass:
Joe Osborn (tracks 3, 12, 14)
Joe Osborn (1969-11-09) (track 9)
keyboard:
Larry Knechtel (tracks 3, 12, 14)
Larry Knechtel (1969-11-09) (track 9)
arranger:
Arthur Garfunkel (track 7)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (tracks 7, 12)
assistant producer:
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (tracks 1, 10, 13)
composer:
Jorge Milchberg (track 12)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (tracks 1–6, 8, 10–14)
Daniel Alomía Robles (1913) (track 12)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969) (track 9)
engineer:
Roy Halee (tracks 3, 9, 12, 14)
lyricist:
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (tracks 1–6, 8–14)
performer:
Arthur Garfunkel (tracks 2, 5–7, 10)
Los Incas (track 12)
Simon & Garfunkel (tracks 1–2, 5–7, 10)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (tracks 2, 5–7, 10)
producer:
Arthur Garfunkel (tracks 1, 3, 9–10, 12–14)
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (tracks 6–7)
Simon & Garfunkel (track 2)
Tom Wilson (Producer, worked with Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, Zappa, VU, etc.) (track 5)
Roy Halee (tracks 1–3, 9–10, 12–14)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (tracks 1, 3, 9–10, 12–14)
recording engineer:
Roy Halee (tracks 1, 10, 13)
Ted Brosnan (1969-11-02) (tracks 12, 14)
Ted Brosnan (1969-11-08) (track 3)
Ted Brosnan (1969-11-09) (track 9)
vocals:
Art Garfunkel (1968-02-02) (track 1)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1968-02-02) (track 1)
Art Garfunkel (1969-11-09) (track 9)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969-11-09) (track 9)
writer:
Arthur Garfunkel (track 7)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1970) (track 9)
publisher:
J. Michel KG (track 5)
MDW (track 5)
Pattern Music Ltd (tracks 1–3, 5–10, 12, 14)
Paul Simon Music (tracks 1, 8–10)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 11)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (tracks 1, 9)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 5)
Paul Simon Music (1964) (track 5)
Paul Simon Music (1968) (track 3)
Paul Simon Music (1992) (track 5)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 47) (track 9)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 105) (track 3)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 156) (track 5)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Cornelius (track 14)
Offer Your Prayer (track 7)
later translated versions:
C'est bon la vie (track 4)
Chanson d'innocence (The Sound of Silence) (track 5)
Der Kondor (track 12)
En ton av tystnad (track 5)
La Voix du silence (The Sound of Silence) (track 5)
La tua immagine (track 5)
Mrs. Robinson (Finnish) (track 1)
Un autographe, SVP (Homeward Bound) (track 8)
later versions:
Cécilia (track 14)
live recording of:
Homeward Bound (track 8)
Kathy’s Song (1969-11) (track 11)
recording of:
America (track 10)
Bookends Theme (track 13)
Cecilia (track 14)
The Boxer (track 3)
The Sound of Silence (1964-03-10) (track 5)
I Am a Rock (1965-12-14) (track 6)
Mrs. Robinson (1968-02-02) (track 1)
Bridge Over Troubled Water (1969-11-09) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 5)
version of:
El cóndor pasa (track 12)
Scarborough Fair (track 7)

Release

ASIN: IT: B003X5ETU6 [info]