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February 9, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


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Virtual: The History Of Simon & Garfunkel

Thursday, February 9, 2023

If you took the rich harmonies of the Everly Brothers and matched it with the lyricism of Bob Dylan the result might be Simon & Garfunkel. Often considered the thinking person’s rock ‘n’ rollers they were also one of the most successful musical acts of the 1960’s. Using audio and visual content, trace the arc of Simon & Garfunkel’s career from their surprise teenybopper hit “Hey Schoolgirl”… to the folk-rock classic “Sound of Silence”… to the ever popular “Mrs. Robinson”… to the majesty of “Bridge Over Troubled Water.”

Led by Gary Wenstrup, who has taught courses on the Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel and Motown Records for the Continuing Education Departments of College of DuPage and Oakton (IL) Community College. Wenstrup has  lectured at over 80 public libraries. Besides being featured on radio broadcasts and in newspaper articles, he is also a reoccurring guest on the widely respected podcast “Something About The Beatles.” 

NOTE: This program will be recorded and available to view on the Ashland Library's YouTube Channel. 

Please register for this event and you'll receive the link in the confirmation and reminder emails - make sure to check your spam folder for them. The email will be coming from Zoom. 

This virtual event is hosted by the Tewksbury Public Library and a collaboration between the several Massachusetts libraries.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Ashland Public Library.

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