Artist: Simon And Garfunkel
Simon And Garfunkel
The Sound Of Silence (P Simon, 1964)
Hello darkness, my old friend,
I've come to talk with you again,
Because a vision softly creeping,
Left its seeds while I was sleeping,
And the vision that was planted in my brain
Within the sound of silence.
In restless dreams I walked alone
Narrow streets of cobblestone,
'Neath the halo of a street lamp,
I turned my collar to the cold and damp
When my eyes were stabbed by the flash of a neon light
That split the night
And touched the sound of silence.
And in the naked light I saw
Ten thousand people, maybe more.
People talking without speaking,
People hearing without listening,
People writing songs that voices never share
And no one dare
Disturb the sound of silence.
"Fools" said I, "You do not know
Silence like a cancer grows.
Hear my words that I might teach you,
Take my arms that I might reach you."
But my words like silent raindrops fell,
In the wells of silence
And the people bowed and prayed
To the neon god they made.
And the sign flashed out its warning,
In the words that it was forming.
And the sign said, "The words of the prophets
are written on the subway walls
And tenement halls."
And whisper'd in the sounds of silence.
Writer(s): Paul Simon, Nat Simon, Gordon Jenkins
Copyright: MCA Music Publishing A.D.O. Universal S, Paul Simon Music
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|1||A Hazy Shade Of Winter (P Simon, 1966)|
|2||America (P Simon, 1968)|
|3||At The Zoo (P Simon, 1967)|
|4||Homeward Bound (P Simon, 1966)|
|5||I Am A Rock (P Simon, 1965)|
|6||Mrs Robinson (P Simon, 1968)|
|7||Scarborough Fair, Canticle (P Simon, A Garfunkel,|
|8||The Sound Of Silence (P Simon, 1964)|
|9||Hey Schoolgirl-Black Slacks|
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|Simon And Garfunkel - Miscellaneous Album Lyrics|
|1.||A Hazy Shade Of Winter (P Simon, 1966)|
|2.||America (P Simon, 1968)|
|3.||At The Zoo (P Simon, 1967)|
|4.||Homeward Bound (P Simon, 1966)|
|5.||I Am A Rock (P Simon, 1965)|
|6.||Mrs Robinson (P Simon, 1968)|
|7.||Scarborough Fair, Canticle (P Simon, A Garfunkel,|
|8.||The Sound Of Silence (P Simon, 1964)|
|9.||Hey Schoolgirl-Black Slacks|
|2||Hey Schoolgirl-Black Slacks|
|3||You Can Tell The World|
|4||Wendesday Morning, 3 A.m.|
|5||The Times Are A-changin'|
|6||The Sun Is Burning|
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