Recorded in concert at Lincoln Center a few months after the release of the duo's third album, Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme, this immaculately produced disc harks back to a time when Paul Simon a

Recorded in concert at Lincoln Center a few months after the release of the duo's third album, Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme, this immaculately produced disc harks back to a time when Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel still performed as an acoustic duo and when their work still typified the folk-rock genre they helped pioneer. The 19-song set is further dated by topical material, including the civil-rights-themed first track "He Was My Brother" and "A Church Is Burning" (from 1965's The Paul Simon Songbook, which was never released domestically). But it also contains all the classic hits (up to that point) and features another rarity in "You Don't Know Where Your Interest Lies." Songs aside, the program includes intimate spoken intros and, of course, showcases the two perfectly complementing voices above Simon's magnificent acoustic guitarwork.—JB

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