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Tune du Jour: “The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy)” – Simon & Garfunkel
THE CLASH of Cover Tunes: The Coolies vs. Ted Hawkins
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The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy) was written by Simon & Garfunkel and first appeared on their 1966 album Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme. The “59th Street Bridge” is a reference to the Queensboro Bridge in New York City. Interestingly, although it now seems like one of Simon & Garfunkel’s more popular songs, The 59th Street Bridge Song never charted. And with that I’ve pretty much exhausted everything I could say on the subject.

The Original

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Simon & Garfunkel:

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THE CLASH of Cover Tunes

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The Coolies vs. Ted Hawkins

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The Coolies:

Ted Hawkins:

Oh the disharmony! Much like Harlan County there are no neutrals here. Only one cover tune will live to play another day and it is your solemn responsibility to decide which one prevails. So tell me … Which Side Are You On?!!?

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