500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

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Simon and Garfunkel, 'Bookends'

234. Simon and Garfunkel, 'Bookends'

Columbia, 1968

Paul Simon called this "the quintessential Simon and Garfunkel album." It is certainly far-ranging – a mostly dark, beautifully written voyage that includes both the epic "America" and the Graduate theme, "Mrs. Robinson." The duo produced the rec­ord themselves, with brilliant restraint.

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