Cratedigger: Simon & Garfunkel, "Bookends" | Popdose


My latest Cratedigger column for Popdose features the classic 1968 album Bookends, by Simon & Garfunkel:

“1968 was one of the most epochal years in American history. There is no need to go into the history again here, but believe me, it was a whirlwind. While most of the events of that year – war, assassination, the election of Richard Nixon – are remembered in a negative light, the year was not without its highlights. What is most fondly remembered about 1968 is the music. Musical giants were prowling the earth. You’ve heard their names. You’ve heard the music. The events of that year were inextricably linked to the music in a way that hasn’t been replicated since then.”
To read the entire articles, please click