A Most Peculiar Man
Simon & Garfunkel Lyrics


He was a most peculiar man
That's what Mrs. Riordan said and she should know
She lived upstairs from him
She said he was a most peculiar man

He was a most peculiar man
He lived all alone within a house
Within a room, within himself
A most peculiar man
He had no friends, he seldom spoke
And no one in turn ever spoke to him
'Cause he wasn't friendly and he didn't care
And he wasn't like them
Oh, no, he was a most peculiar man

He died last Saturday
He turned on the gas and he went to sleep
With the windows closed so he'd never wake up
To his silent world and his tiny room
And Mrs. Riordan says he has a brother somewhere
Who should be notified soon
And all the people said, "What a shame that he's dead
But wasn't he a most peculiar man?"

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Written by: Paul Simon

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

Henrique Souza

He was a most peculiar man
That's what Mrs. Reardon says
And she should know
She lived upstairs from him
She said he was a most peculiar man

He was a most peculiar man
He lived all alone within a house
Within a room, within himself
A most peculiar man

He had no friends, he seldom spoke
And no one in turn ever spoke to him
'Cause he wasn't friendly and he didn't
Care
And he wasn't like them
O, no-o-o!
He was a most peculiar man

He died last Sat-you're-day...
He turned on the gas! and he went to sleep!
With the windows closed!
So he'd never wake up!
To his silent world!
And his tiny room!
And Mrs Reardon says he has a brother somewhere!

Who should be notified so-oo-oon...

And all the people said,
What a shame that he's dead,
But wasn't he a most peculiar man?

--Paul Simon



All comments from YouTube:

Angela Wilson

This song makes me cry everytime. It reminds me of my brother. He took his life..hecwas only 18. He was abused and bullied. He was socially awkward..and he hated people cuz they hurt him. I loved him though. And knew his true heart. Kindness..love..acceptance..beauty. He was truly a gem and he should not have died so young.

Jayakrishnan T.R.

World is cruel

António Lourinho

I'm realy terribly Sorry. ( for him And for you . All my simpaty.

Chris Niskanen

Yep. One of my soldiers did that too. Except planned it with a pistol on his graduation from college...takes a piece of everyone that knew that person.

Aimee Gelineau

Angela Wilson aw reading this broke my heart, I’m so sorry for your loss 💜

Henrique Souza

He was a most peculiar man
That's what Mrs. Reardon says
And she should know
She lived upstairs from him
She said he was a most peculiar man

He was a most peculiar man
He lived all alone within a house
Within a room, within himself
A most peculiar man

He had no friends, he seldom spoke
And no one in turn ever spoke to him
'Cause he wasn't friendly and he didn't
Care
And he wasn't like them
O, no-o-o!
He was a most peculiar man

He died last Sat-you're-day...
He turned on the gas! and he went to sleep!
With the windows closed!
So he'd never wake up!
To his silent world!
And his tiny room!
And Mrs Reardon says he has a brother somewhere!

Who should be notified so-oo-oon...

And all the people said,
What a shame that he's dead,
But wasn't he a most peculiar man?

--Paul Simon

jeffsjuststoked

I have no friends. Nobody likes me. I live alone. Sometimes I'm sad. And I'm a peculiar man. But I don't need others to validate my existence. I deserve to exist. On my own volition. I'll never kill myself. No matter what life throws at me. No matter what happens. I'll always hold onto "never". Because I all I need is my own approval to know I deserve to exist. And no person can stop me from doing so as long as I strive to enjoy this strange life on my own.

Sonia Annovi

@jeffsjuststoked ♥

Duha Ensar Paksoy

You are legend bro

plata salud

I was like you, then I got tired and got married, but still I spend most of my time in my shop alone.

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