A Poem on the Underground Wall (1:52)

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  • jaydodge

    One of my favourites of S&G ever.

    25 Jan 2013 Reply
  • achingbones

    The best we got was analysing conception !!!!!!!!!!! and I ended up at Oxford. Speaks volumes of our old education system.

    9 Nov 2012 Reply
  • staybeautiful12

    Why did I never get school assignments like that... (the best we got was analysing Inception)

    1 Aug 2012 Reply
  • TuneBlendR

    The lyrics are certainly worthy of a school assignment....

    13 Jul 2012 Reply
  • marybrian46

    had this album since 64. only track that won, t play , so nice to hear again

    26 Jun 2012 Reply
  • staklee2002mj

    my dear only son who passed away 2002 used to write on walls if u type in his name STAK u can c sum of his tags

    18 Aug 2011 Reply
  • le_dzedaj

    Brilliant, amazing, wonderful. The unique blend of awesome guitar playing and beautifully sang masterpiece lyrics. S&G are gods.

    12 Jul 2011 Reply
  • gdcman

    Very underated guitar playing. Paul had some skills.

    23 May 2011 Reply
  • kinnison

    i always loved this one - the frenetic pulse and release once he's posted his 4 letter word - I always assumed it to be graffiti, an obscenity, but heh... Been listening to this song over 20 years

    11 Jan 2011 Reply
  • Dodfalk

    "The brilliance is that the listener gets to decide what the four-letter poem actually is. Some automatically assume it's an obscenity--others imagine it's love.". it's not really for the listener to decide unless they don't know the story behind the song. but I prefer to think of it being "love" myself nonetheless. PS: the live version is waaaay superior!

    20 Dec 2010 Reply
  • francoameriso

    bardzo dobry!!

    31 Oct 2010 Reply
  • filp

    Aaaaah, real lyrics, not like the crap that's called music nowadays. <3

    11 Aug 2010 Reply
  • ladyblacksun

    poetry and harmony brilliantly executed. love it.

    21 May 2010 Reply
  • fourpointthree

    One of my favorite Paul Simon songs. Wonderfully poetic.

    11 Apr 2010 Reply
  • nicolecutiee

    +nice and wonderful *

    7 Mar 2010 Reply
  • Traviud

    I've always assumed the word was "love" and will try my best to continue to. I have no issue with profanity and use it myself all the fucking time, but this song had such an innocence before I found out what it was really about. XD

    28 Jan 2010 Reply
  • leoislostatsea

    yeah I thought it was some sort of profanity

    9 Jan 2010 Reply
  • mike1048

    to seek the breast of darkness and be suckeled by the night-----love

    16 Dec 2009 Reply
  • hedving

    "mmmmm mmmmm" <3

    22 Jul 2009 Reply
  • Corvair1963

    Very nice live version of a masterpiece of poetry and harmony.

    20 May 2009 Reply
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