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Mother and Child Reunion

Music by Paul Simon, Lyrics by Paul Simon

Originally Performed by New York Voices

"Mother and Child Reunion" is a song by the American singer-songwriter Paul Simon. It was the lead single from his second self-titled studio album (1972), released on Columbia Records. It was released as a single on February 5, 1972, reaching No. 1 in South Africa and No. 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. Billboard ranked it as the No. 57 song for 1972. It was at the time one of the few songs by a non-Jamaican musician to use prominent elements of reggae.

    Release Date: 1972

Songbooks and Arrangements


Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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New York Voices : Old Friends : SATB divisi : 01 Songbook : 884088957247 : 9781480362277 : 35029389

New York Voices : Old Friends

This new choral collection represents and celebrates the incredible cross-section of high-level artistry of the beloved New York Voices - the award-winning vocal jazz group the world has adored for nearly 30 years. Peter Eldridge, Lauren Kinhan, Darmon Meader, and Kim Nazarian have defined and raised the bar for jazz ensemble arranging and singing style and have influenced and inspired musicians, audiences, and music educators with every arrangement, workshop, and performance.

This collection includes personal photographs, historical notes regarding New York Voices, words of tribute from other well-known jazz musicians, and personal memoirs from each member. The songs range from traditional standards like "I'll Be Seeing You,", "Sing, Sing, Sing," and Ellington's "Bli-Blip," to contemporary classics from Paul Simon and a Peter Eldridge original. Now you can learn, sing, and enjoy these outstanding jazz vocal arrangements that have been crafted by the New York Voices.

Songlist: Baby Driver, Bli-Blip, Bookends, Come Home, I'll Be Seeing You , Me & Julio Down by the School Yard, Mother And Child Reunion, Old Friends, Sing, Sing, Sing, Smack Dab In The Middle, Why Don't You Write Me

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Voicing: SATB divisi | 7952b | Songbook | $9.95


New York Voices - Darmon Meader : Sing Paul Simon : SATB : Sheet Music

New York Voices - Darmon Meader : Sing Paul Simon

These Paul Simon classics has been dynamically arranged by Peter Eldridge and Darmon Meader and recorded by the venerable New York Voices. Smooth jazz vocals and solo lines play against a rhythmic percussion background making up these hot charts that were recorded on the CD New York Voices Sing the Songs of Paul Simon. For show choir or vocal jazz ensemble, this humorous and energetic arrangement features a Louisiana Cajun groove of "Why Don't You Write Me?," allows for a lot of solo lines interspersed with group vocals and includes a fun swing section as well. Fabulous! Piano accompanied.

Songlist: Mother and Child Reunion, Me & Julio Down by the School Yard, Loves Me Like A Rock, Why Don't You Write Me?

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Voicing: SATB | 6735b | Sheet Music | $8.50


Paul Simon : Paul Simon in Concert - Live Rhymin' : Solo : 01 Songbook : 752187109167 : 082563301X : 14025204

Paul Simon : Paul Simon in Concert - Live Rhymin'

From folk-pop-rock legend Paul Simon comes this collection of a dozen fantastic compositions performed live for his 1974 concert album. Includes such classics as: Loves Me like a Rock - America - The Boxer - Bridge over Troubled Water - and more. Illustrated with photographs from the concert.

Songlist: AMERICA, Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Jesus Is The Answer, HOMEWARD BOUND, AMERICAN TUNE, DUNCAN, EL CONDOR PASA, LOVES ME LIKE A ROCK, Me & Julio Down by the School Yard, MOTHER AND CHILD REUNION, THE BOXER, THE SOUND OF SILENCE

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Voicing: Solo | 20334b | Songbook | $16.95 | PVG


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Mother and Child Reunion : SATB : Darmon Meader / Peter Eldridge  : Paul Simon : New York Voices : Songbook : 35027147 : 884088476458

Darmon Meader / Peter Eldridge : Mother and Child Reunion

This Paul Simon classic has been dynamically arranged by Eldridge and Meader and recorded by the venerable New York Voices. Smooth jazz vocals and solo lines play against a rhythmic percussion background making up this hot chart that was recorded on the CD New York Voices Sing the Songs of Paul Simon. Available separately: SATB, Digital Instrument Pack. Duration: ca. 5:14.

Arranger: Darmon Meader / Peter Eldridge | Composer: Paul Simon | Lyricist: Paul Simon Performed By: New York Voices

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.25 | Jazz Combo |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
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