So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright
"So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright" is a song written by Paul Simon that was originally released on Simon & Garfunkel's 1970 album Bridge Over Troubled Water. It was released on several Simon & Garfunkel compilation albums. It has also been recorded by the London Pops Orchestra and Joe Chindamo trio.
Art Garfunkel said that the origin of the song came from his request that Paul Simon write a song about the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Simon has stated that he wrote the song despite not knowing who Frank Lloyd Wright was.
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- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-07-18.[permanent dead link]
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Browne, D (2011). Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY, and the Bittersweet Story of 1970. Da Capo Press. pp. 45–46, 164–65. ISBN 978-0-306-81850-9.