Save the Life of My Child
Simon & Garfunkel Lyrics

"Good God! Don't jump!"
A boy sat on the ledge.
An old man who had fainted was revived.
And everyone agreed it would be a miracle indeed
If the boy survived.

"Save the life of my child!"
Cried the desperate mother.

The woman from the supermarket
Ran to call the cops.
"He must be high on something," someone said.
Though it never made The New York Times.
In The Daily News, the caption read,
"Save the life of my child!"
Cried the desperate mother.

A patrol car passing by
Halted to a stop.
Said officer MacDougal in dismay:
"The force can't do a decent job
'Cause the kids got no respect
For the law today (and blah blah blah)."

"Save the life of my child!"
Cried the desperate mother.
"What's becoming of the children?"
People asking each other.

When darkness fell, excitement kissed the crowd
And made them wild
In an atmosphere of freaky holiday.
When the spotlight hit the boy,
The crowd began to cheer,
He flew away.

"Oh, my Grace, I got no hiding place."

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: PAUL SIMON

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Fantastic album


@Nico Nicotera my favorite album of theirs, followed by parsley sage rosemary and thyme

Nico Nicotera

The best

Randy Ventresca

Oh, my Grace, I've got no hiding place!


I remember listening to these guys with huge head phones on at my dad's house, lol. I listened to them over & over for hours until he'd finally have to turn it off so I would eat. Then right back to the stereo. S&G were the reason I fell in love with music, & they were the musical geniuses of their time..

epip Davis

+musickluvrr I did the same thing. I played every album I had by them so much, that I know about all the lyrics to everyone of their songs including "Punky's Dilemma". I had my headphone on too, cause the music was loud. ehehe.

Seriously , great musicians and happy I was able to see them on tour at Grant Field , Atlanta , Ga. A night i will never forget.


+musickluvrr I'm using a pair of huge headphones right now :)
The cheap/mid priced 'phones that are easily found simply don't last long enough/or are hardy enough to have any more than a couple of years life in them. My most recent purchase lasted about two and a half months before losing a channel, so I went into my 'boxes of stuff' and pulled out some [marantz sd-5] with the 6.35 plug. While not reverberating with the crispness of a pair of brand new sennheiser 'phones they're adequate for listening to the tubes :)

Ryan Dunker

+musickluvrr They are the music geniuses of all time, in my opinion.


Whoa 1:20 sounds so cool, with "The Sound[s] of Silence" in it. It's sounds like in a grocery store and the music is playing. Wow.


How had I never heard that before?!

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