1967: January 15 review

Posted: September 12, 2016 in Uncategorized
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On January 15 Simon & Garfunkel played a concert at the University of Detroit.  It was reviewed in the Detroit Free Press of January 17, 1967.

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You can read the complete review here:

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1968: Eugene McCarthy Benefit Shows

Posted: September 7, 2016 in Uncategorized
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Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel joined the 1968 campaign of governor Eugene McCarthy, who was running for president that year.

As far as I know the following three dates, were the shows they did for that campaign:

1968-04-18 Palestra, University of Penssylvania (Eugene McCarthy Benefit)
1968-05-02 Indianapolis, USA, Coliseum (Eugene McCarthy Benefit)
1968-05-07 Indiana (Eugene McCarthy Benefit)

There might have been more. Simon & Garfunkel performed in various cities around the mentioned dates above as well. But to my knowledge so far, these were not connected to the McCarthy campaign.

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1968, April 18

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1968, May 2

1968: concerts added

Posted: September 6, 2016 in Uncategorized
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This week I have been adding a lot of advertisements to both 1967 and 1968 concert lists.

Here’s one 1968 example:

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1967: Michigan State University

Posted: September 5, 2016 in Uncategorized
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2016: Queens Concerts

Posted: September 5, 2016 in Uncategorized

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“Paul Simon going strong at 74” the caption reads. There was some interpretation, this summer,  about Simon going to retire. But as the reporter writes the audience did not notice this.

 

 

On August 19, 1968, Simon & Garfunkel perfromed at the Saratoga Springs Performing Arts Center, setting a new record:

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1965: December show

Posted: September 5, 2016 in Uncategorized
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Advertisment Indiana Gazette, PA of December 18, 1965

And two days later in Pittsburgh’s Civic Arena:

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As advertised in The Pittsburghs Press of December 19, 1965/

1964: Radio Air-play on WCMF-FM

Posted: September 5, 2016 in Uncategorized

Announced as Today’s Radio Highlight(s) on November 15, 1964:

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Live? Or were they played from their recently released album ” Wednesday Morning 3 A.M.” ?