Though he went on to a string of Top 40 solo hits, Art Garfunkel is still best known as half of a legendary duo. With the release of a new retrospective, which covers his work from Simon & Garfunkel's heyday through the present, Garfunkel says he's looking for some long-overdue credit.
They gather in vacant parking lots every night in the summer, their ranks swelling to around 100 as they assiduously rehearse. It's all for the annual Panorama Competition in Brooklyn, where massive Caribbean-style ensembles vie for the steel-band championship.
The members of Shoes have cobbled together albums like stubborn craftsmen who know that their trade is at once outmoded and valuable. Ken Tucker says Ignition retains the same pop-rock rigor heard in the band's 1970s records.
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