May 14th, 2013

music

Monday music: "Late in the Evening"

This is one of my favorite songs. I loved it as a little kid and love it even more as an adult. It's a joyous, wonderful, delightful song, that has Paul Simon's trademark brilliant lyrics and just a magnificent tune.

Here's the original:



Here's the version from Simon & Garfunkel's famous concert in Central Park in 1981, which I and my parents attended. I was only 12 at the time, and I only remember snatches, but I clearly remember when they played this:



I also love the version from Simon's solo concert in Central Park ten years later, but sadly I can't find a copy of that on the Tube of You. However there is this version from the same tour in 1992:






"I never loved no one the way that I love you..........."
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