Music review: Art Garfunkel, 'The Singer'

Art Garfunkel takes the spotlight on the sweet and powerful “The Singer.”
BY GENE TRIPLETT etriplett@opubco.com Published: September 7, 2012
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Standouts from his solo albums include his dreamy, wistful cover of the Beach Boys' “Disney Girls,” his close-harmony duet with James Taylor on the Everly Brothers' “Crying in the Rain,” his heartfelt reading of Jimmy Webb's “All I Know” (accompanied by the Oklahoman on piano), and the previously unreleased smoky love ballad “Lena,” featuring a couple of elegantly heated electric guitar solo passages from Dean Parks.

This is one for turning the lights down low and dancing slow, while Art the angel sings.

— Gene Triplett

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