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Bridge Over Troubled Water

Episode 3 of 8

Despite their hit 1970 anthem of love and support, Simon and Garfunkel struck some wrong notes. With Paul Gambaccini. From 2000.

An anthem of love and support, Bridge over Troubled Water was released in 1970 and instantly became a hit on both sides of the Atlantic.

But for the Simon and Garfunkel partnership things were becoming less harmonious.

Series about music that makes the hairs stand up on the back of our necks.

Producer: Sara Conkey

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2000.

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Wed 6 May 2020 00:30

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