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  • Kailash M

This One Song You Must Listen to Today (By Simon and Garfunkel)

Updated: Feb 3

simon and garfunkel cover of album Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme (1966),

They often say that music resonates with the soul in the same way food nourishes the body. Music, considered one of the purest art forms, flows naturally with the human rhythm. It transcends verbal language, captivating both humans and animals alike. Music has the remarkable ability to uplift our spirits during moments of sadness, becoming an unforgettable part of our experiences. Once we've heard a melody, we cannot simply unhear it. The vibrations of the tunes, reaching our eardrums, send signals that directly connect with our hearts.

Today, I'd like to share a song by Simon and Garfunkel that has stirred up feelings of nostalgia, sparked a sense of homesickness, and prompted me to reflect on the vastness of the journey I have taken in my life. This particular composition has been playing on repeat for the past few days, and I'm eager to share it with all of you.

The song is (drumroll, please) 'Homeward Bound.'

(The link to the song is shared below.)

About the Song

"Homeward Bound" is a folk rock song written by the legendary American singer-songwriter Paul Simon. Initially released by Simon & Garfunkel in 1966 as part of their album "Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme," the song has since become an iconic representation of introspection, longing, and the journey back home.

The lyrics and their Timeless Connection to the Yearning of People

The song "Homeward Bound" tells a story about someone feeling lonely and wanting to go back to a familiar and comforting place. It's relatable because it captures the ups and downs of life and the longing for home. The music, with Paul Simon's guitar and Art Garfunkel's singing, adds a beautiful touch. The simple arrangement makes the message strong, and I think, that's why the song is loved by people of all ages. It never gets old because it speaks to the feelings of wanting to belong and reminiscing about the past.

As we grow older, the past is what we keep accumulating. It becomes our treasure in times of loneliness as we age.

Listen it on Spotify here:

Listen it on Apple Music here:

Recorded Live Performance video of Simon & Garfunkel on YouTube:

I hope this song gives you an unforgettable experience and keeps you hooked, as it has done for me. Let me know your thoughts in the comments or mail your opinion on

About Simon & Garfunkel

Simon & Garfunkel were a famous musical duo in the 1960s, known for their folk rock music. Their music, characterized by Simon's songwriting and Garfunkel's distinctive voice, became iconic. They split in 1970 due to creative differences, but both artists continued successful solo careers.

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