500 Greatest Albums of All Time

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

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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