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Saturday video break: Bridge Over Troubled Water

One of the best songs Paul Simon ever wrote, and he wrote it for Art Garfunkel’s voice.

Hard to top that, but you can approach it with your own sense of style. That’s what Johnny Cash did.

I’ll say again, when The Man In Black sings “When times are tough, and pain is all around/Like a bridge over troubled waters, I will lay me down”, you know he feels and means every word of that.

And then there’s Aretha Franklin:

How did I not know that she also played a mean piano? Anyway, there are plenty more versions out there – great songs always draw many singers to them – but honestly, how many more do you need? Besides, these are the three I have in my collection.

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