Art Garfunkel: the 10 records that changed my life

Posted Mar 19, 2014 at 12:20pm
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Recalling the music of his youth, in particular the early rock 'n' roll hits that he heard disc jockey Alan Freed spin on WINS (1010 AM) in New York City, legendary singer Art Garfunkel is at no loss for superlatives.

"It was an incredible time," he says. "It was as exciting as the dawn of sex." He laughs and then elaborates: "You have to remember, prior to this, it was Patti Page and The Four Aces. Things were mono and not so exciting. Yes, the '50s were still mono, but with this new music you had grooves, and you got down and dirty."

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