Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Sound of Silence
4.9 3:05
2 Homeward Bound
4 2:27
3 I Am a Rock
4.15 2:50
4 America
3:27
5 The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)
5 1:42
6 Cloudy
2:11
7 At the Zoo
2:18
8 El Condor Pasa
4.15 3:06
9 Hazy Shade of Winter
4.5 2:18
10 We've Got a Groovy Thing Goin'
1:58
11 Cecilia
4.35 2:50
12 Keep the Customer Satisfied
3.35 2:34
13 Mrs. Robinson
4.35 3:55
14 The Boxer
4 5:10
15 Scarborough Fair / Canticle
4.3 3:08
16 The Dangling Conversation
3 2:37
17 Old Friends, Bookends Theme
3:55
18 For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her
2:03
19 Bridge Over Troubled Water
3.65 4:51
20 Song for the Asking
1:42

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Hal Blaine (1969-11-02) (tracks 8, 11–12)
Hal Blaine (1969-11-08) (track 14)
Hal Blaine (1969-11-09) (track 19)
strings:
Ernie Freeman (1969-11-02) (tracks 8, 11–12)
Jimmie Haskell (1969-11-02) (tracks 8, 11–12)
Ernie Freeman (1969-11-08) (track 14)
Jimmie Haskell (1969-11-08) (track 14)
Ernie Freeman (1969-11-09) (track 19)
Jimmie Haskell (1969-11-09) (track 19)
membranophone:
Hal Blaine (1968-02-02) (track 13)
guitar:
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1968-02-02) (track 13)
Fred Carter, Jr. (1969-11-02) (tracks 8, 11–12)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969-11-02) (tracks 8, 11–12)
Fred Carter, Jr. (1969-11-08) (track 14)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969-11-08) (track 14)
Fred Carter, Jr. (1969-11-09) (track 19)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969-11-09) (track 19)
bass:
Joe Osborn (1969-11-02) (tracks 8, 11–12)
Joe Osborn (1969-11-08) (track 14)
Joe Osborn (1969-11-09) (track 19)
keyboard:
Larry Knechtel (1969-11-02) (tracks 8, 11–12)
Larry Knechtel (1969-11-08) (track 14)
Larry Knechtel (1969-11-09) (track 19)
arranger:
Art Garfunkel (track 15)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (tracks 8, 15)
assistant producer:
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (track 13)
composer:
Jorge Milchberg (track 8)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (tracks 1–5, 7–14, 16–18, 20)
Daniel Alomía Robles (1913) (track 8)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969) (track 19)
engineer:
Roy Halee (tracks 8, 11–12, 14, 19)
lyricist:
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (tracks 1–5, 7–14, 16, 18–20)
performer:
Art Garfunkel (tracks 1–3, 15–16)
Simon & Garfunkel (tracks 1–3, 13, 15–16)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (tracks 1–3, 15–16)
Los Incas (1969-11-02) (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969) (tracks 11, 14, 19)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1970) (track 12)
producer:
Art Garfunkel (tracks 4, 7–8, 11–14, 17, 19–20)
Roy Halee (tracks 4, 7–8, 11–14, 17, 19–20)
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (tracks 2–3, 5, 15–16, 18)
Tom Wilson (Producer, worked with Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel, Zappa, VU, etc.) (tracks 1, 10)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (tracks 4, 7–8, 11–14, 17, 19–20)
recording engineer:
Roy Halee (track 13)
Ted Brosnan (1969-11-02) (tracks 8, 11–12)
Ted Brosnan (1969-11-08) (track 14)
Ted Brosnan (1969-11-09) (track 19)
vocals:
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1968-02-02) (track 13)
Art Garfunkel (1968-02-02) (track 13)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969-11-09) (track 19)
Art Garfunkel (1969-11-09) (track 19)
writer:
Art Garfunkel (track 15)
Bruce Woodley (track 6)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (tracks 6, 15)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1970) (tracks 12, 19)
Charing Cross Music, Inc. (1970) (track 8)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (2001) (tracks 8, 11–12, 14, 19)
publisher:
Charing Cross Music (track 16)
J. Michel KG (track 1)
MDW (track 1)
Pattern Music Ltd (tracks 1–4, 8, 11–15, 18–19)
Paul Simon Music (tracks 2, 4, 8–9, 11–13, 19–20)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (tracks 1, 13, 19)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 1)
Paul Simon Music (1964) (track 1)
Paul Simon Music (1968) (track 14)
Paul Simon Music (1992) (track 1)
Magic Arts Publishing (2000) (track 1)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 47) (track 19)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 105) (track 14)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 156) (track 1)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Cornelius (track 11)
Offer Your Prayer (track 15)
later translated versions:
Brug over troebel water (Bridge Over Troubled Water) (track 19)
C'est bon la vie (track 5)
Chanson d'innocence (The Sound of Silence) (track 1)
Der Kondor (track 8)
En ton av tystnad (track 1)
La Voix du silence (The Sound of Silence) (track 1)
La tua immagine (track 1)
Mrs. Robinson (Finnish) (track 13)
Un autographe, SVP (Homeward Bound) (track 2)
later versions:
Cécilia (track 11)
recording of:
America (track 4)
At the Zoo (track 7)
Cloudy (track 6)
Homeward Bound (track 2)
Song for the Asking (track 20)
The Sound of Silence (1964-03-10 – 1965-06-15) (track 1)
I Am a Rock (1965-12-14) (track 3)
Mrs. Robinson (1968-02-02) (track 13)
Cecilia (1969-11-02) (track 11)
El Cóndor Pasa (If I Could) (1969-11-02) (track 8)
Keep the Customer Satisfied (1969-11-02) (track 12)
The Boxer (1969-11-08) (track 14)
Bridge Over Troubled Water (1969-11-09) (track 19)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 1)
version of:
El cóndor pasa (track 8)
Scarborough Fair (track 15)

Release

ASIN: US: B000027AC1 [info]

Release Group

Wikidata: Q4630573 [info]
Wikipedia: en: 20 Greatest Hits (Simon & Garfunkel album) [info]