The Sound of Silence

Hello darkness, my old friend I’ve come to talk with you again Very few people will not know this song from its opening lines. Written by Paul Simon in 1963, numerous artists have recorded “The Sound of Silence” over the years. This haunting version by Nouela achieves added poignancy with dramatic film clips. Like the…Continue reading The Sound of Silence

Music Monday moves with The Boxer

Last week, I featured Simon and Garfunkel and realized how much I love their music. I’ll continue with them for the month of August. I’ve always enjoyed the melody of this song and listening closely to the lyrics made me appreciate it even more. “The Boxer” is written from two points of view. It starts with…Continue reading Music Monday moves with The Boxer

Music Monday celebrates Memorial Day in #NYC with #America

This is the third time I’m featuring First Aid Kit, Swedish sisters who sing wonderful harmonies. I’m in New York City enjoying the Memorial Day long weekend, Fleet Week, and time with family and friends. This classic tune written by Paul Simon is a reminder that the themes of optimism and hope never grow old. I…Continue reading Music Monday celebrates Memorial Day in #NYC with #America