Old Friends
Simon & Garfunkel Lyrics


Old friends, old friends
Sat on their park bench like bookends
A newspaper blown through the grass
Falls on the round toes
Of the high shoes of the old friends

Old friends, winter companions, the old men
Lost in their overcoats, waiting for the sunset
The sounds of the city sifting through trees
Settles like dust on the shoulders of the old friends

Can you imagine us years from today
Sharing a park bench quietly
How terribly strange to be seventy

Old friends, memory brushes the same years
Silently sharing the same fears

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Written by: Paul Simon

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lo the jupiter moon

Old friends, old friends,
Sat on their parkbench like bookends
A newspaper blown through the grass
Falls on the round toes
of the high shoes of the old friends
Old friends, winter companions, the old men
Lost in their overcoats, waiting for the sun
The sounds of the city sifting through trees
Settles like dust on the shoulders of the old friends
Can you imagine us years from today
Sharing a parkbench quietly
How terribly strange to be seventy
Old friends, memory brushes the same years,
Silently sharing the same fears



Gary Edwards

The music of my bygone days are old friends now...lifting my spirits and bringing back my youthful optimism.

Al Stewart takes me back to the year of the cat...

David Dundas helps me put my jeans on...

Steve Miller drives my mercury blues so I can fly like an eagle...

Don McLean serves me American Pie...

Paul & Linda McCartney pour some Monkberry Moon Delight for Uncle Albert & Admiral Halsey...

Elton John lights a candle in the wind...

John Denver takes me home via country roads...

The memories never stop until I've shed 96 tears...(?)...and hear the sounds of silence once more.

Thanks Paul and Art...for being old friends.



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Dorothy Tozer

when this song was released i just got back from vietnam. in an hour i will gobfor 12 hour open heart surgery. my old friend dave from the army has been by my side the whole, as well; as my wife dorothy, my . friend for 42 years. Thank you Paul for making everthing easier for me to understand. chris

loveday bebe

Blessings sent your way 🙏 and healing light x

Stojan Gajicki

Yes, the moments when the friendship shows its real face. May God bless you!

David Townsend

@becky brandon You are loved,

Carolynn R.

@becky brandon God Bless

becky brandon

Love and prayers...wish it was me...old and tired of being alone...

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dudeer mananer

One day you to will be "those old people" and it comes sooner than you think.

Ozzylep Unknown

And then to be gone for another eternity

rw0864

dudeer mananer yep

Ava Elyse

My grandpa started singing this song... let me just tell you I was in tears 😭

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