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Covers (Paul Simon)

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Version: 1
Recorded: 5th May 2012
Audio Capture: PC Capture
Performance: Live, accompanied
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One of many Paul Simon songs that I attempt to play, and another one that I've been playing since the 80s. My version is based on the version on the "Live Rhymin'" album, and includes the extra verse that appears on every version of the song other than the original one on the "Bridge Over Troubled Wster" album. It seems to ideally suit my three-fingered fingerpicking style.

This comes from the same session that produced my recording of Kathy's Song, though I think this one is a stronger performance. It's almost perfect guitar-wise apart from a little mistake right at the end. It's probably about as good as I'm going to get it. The rhythm I chose to back this performance wouldn't have sounded out of place on "Graceland".