Simon & Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water Review
“Bridge Over Troubled Water” is taken from American music duo Simon & Garfunkel’s fifth studio album of same name. It was released on 26 January, 1970 by Columbia Records. It was produced by Paul Simon, Roy Halee and Art Garfunkel, and written by Paul Simon. The song won two Grammy Award in the category of “Song of the Year” and “Record of the Year”.
There are many cover versions of the song “Bridge Over Troubled Water” performed by The Supermes (1970), Bobby Darin (1973), Gladys Knight, CeCe Winans (1991), Whitney Houston (1995), The Jackson 5 (1970), Nana Mouskouri (1970), Roberta Flack (1971), Cilla Black (1973), Neol Sedaka (1974), Bebi Dol (2006), Michael W. Smith (2004), Russell Watson (2001) and Anne Murray(1999).
Simon & Garfunkel’s version peaked at number 23 on the Belgian Singles Chart, at number 7 on the Norwegian Singles Chart, at number 5 on the Swiss Singles Chart, at number 4 on the Austrian Top 40, at number 5 on the Dutch Top 40, at number 3 on the German Singles Chart, at number 2 on the Irish Singles Chart, at number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, Canadian RPM Top Singles and at number 2 on the Australian Singles Chart.