The 59th Street Bridge Song
Simon & Garfunkel Lyrics


Slow down, you move too fast
You got to make the morning last
Just kicking down the cobblestones
Looking for fun and feeling groovy
Ba da-da da-da da-da, feeling groovy

Hello lamppost, what'cha knowing
I've come to watch your flowers growin'
Ain't you got no rhymes for me?
Doo-ait-n-doo-doo, feeling groovy
Ba da-da da-da da-da, feeling groovy

I got no deeds to do, no promises to keep
I'm dappled and drowsy and ready to sleep
Let the morning time drop all its petals on me
Life, I love you, all is groovy

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: Paul Simon

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Most interesting comments from YouTube:

Enea Severino

Slow down, you move too fast
You got to make the morning last
Just kicking down the cobblestones
Looking for fun and feeling groovy
Ba da-da da-da da-da, feeling groovy
Hello lamppost, what'cha knowing
I've come to watch your flowers growin'
Ain't you got no rhymes for me?
Doo-ait-n-doo-doo, feeling groovy
Ba da-da da-da da-da, feeling groovy
I got no deeds to do, no promises to keep
I'm dappled and drowsy and ready to sleep
Let the morningtime drop all its petals on me
Life, I love you, all is groovy



simon361

Slow down, you move too fast
You got to make the morning last
Just kicking down the cobblestones
Looking for fun and feeling groovy
Ba da-da da-da da-da, feeling groovy

Hello lamppost, what'cha knowing
I've come to watch your flowers growin'
Ain't you got no rhymes for me?
Doo-ait-n-doo-doo, feeling groovy
Ba da-da da-da da-da, feeling groovy

I got no deeds to do, no promises to keep
I'm dappled and drowsy and ready to sleep
Let the morningtime drop all its petals on me
Life, I love you, all is groovy



Comic Books

I jog by forest lawn cemetary almost every morning and stop and watch when graves are dug and I always sing these lines to myself:
I've got no deeds to do
No promises to keep
I'm dappled and drowsy
And ready to sleep
Let the morning time drop all its petals on me
Life I love you
All is groovy

I told my wife I want these words on my headstone



All comments from YouTube:

Too Many Toasters

The only bone I have to pick with this song is that's it's too short. I would love it a lot more if they had the song go for another 30 seconds.

Yukinori Tokuyama

Their delicate, mesmerizing harmony, that's really striking and appealing. No cover version ever captures the same soundscape as their version.

somebodysaccount

I think it's that kind of a little, sweet song with child's joy in it. It has to be short because it matches the whole idea.

CircleTheSkies

When I find myself humming or singing it, it's usually at maybe 3/4 the actual speed.
It's just... a mellow song.

haplessasshole

@Ogany Supreme They found that out with the release of James Taylor's cover of "You've Got A Friend." Songs became longer then, and it opened the door for such hits as "Bohemian Rhapsody." I had a friend who was a DJ when "You've Got A Friend" was getting a lot of play. He said that was the song they'd cue up when they needed a bathroom break.

James Welch

@Ben Poupard lol. well done, Sir

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Amy Korpal

I'm 33 and I love this song way too much lol momma raised me on the best music.

Jaden Kipp

im a fetus in my moms womb and i also enjpy this song

Dan Seth

I'm the exact same age and my mother also introduced me to S&G

Julie Kellum

Good Mama!

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