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2532631, Yeah!
Posted by Dr Claw, Thu Mar-31-11 02:19 PM
>even if you didn't know anything about the pan-African
>infleunces P. Simon was mining and the musicians he was
>employing at the time, there's something identifiably unique
>about that song within the pop landscape, and it's clearly in
>the arrangement/instrumentation realm rather than the
>'songwriting' realm.
>While the bass and the pennywhistle stand out, imho the
>ebullient horn section and rhythm guitar that really bring the
>song out of the novelty territory implied by the solos and the
>video and into the realm of hte truly unique.

and LOL.
The thing that I remember most about that song... was the video.
Chevy Chase.