Simon & Garfunkel ‎– Bookends

Label:
Columbia ‎– KCS 9529
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo, Santa Maria Press
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A1 Bookends Theme (Instrumental)
A2 Save The Life Of My Child
A3 America
A4 Overs
A5 Voices Of Old People
Recorded By – Art GarfunkelWritten-By [Created By] – P. Simon - A. Garfunkel*
A6 Old Friends
Arranged By – Jimmy Haskell*
A7 Bookends Theme
B1 Fakin' It
B2 Punky's Dilemma
B3 Mrs. Robinson (From The Motion Picture "The Graduate")
B4 A Hazy Shade Of Winter
B5 At The Zoo

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Notes

Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria pressing denoted by "S" etches in runouts. First issue on "360 Sound" labels.
Issued with 22" x 33" fold-out color poster.

Releases still in cello wrap include a clear plastic overlay sticker displaying the catalog number, Columbia logo and album title in pink, with the banner "Special Bonus Full Color Poster Included."

A hype sticker may also be present which reads "FEATURING the complete version of their hit MRS. ROBINSON"

© Copyright 1967, 1968 by Paul Simon. World rights controlled by Charing Cross Music (BMI).

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix A on label): XSM 118887
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix B on label): XSM 118888
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A stamp; 1 S B2 etch [Var 1]): XSM118887-1AA 1 S B2 o
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B etch; o stamp [Var 1]): XSM 118888-1A E25 S o
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A etch; ro stamp [Var 2]): XSM 118887 - 1A ro E12 S
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B etch, o stamp [Var 2]): XSM 118888 - 1A 1 o
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A etch, o stamp [Var 3]): Ƨ I o XSM 118887 -1D C11
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B etch, o stamp [Var 3]): Ƨ I o XSM 118888 -1A E1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A etch, o stamp [Var 4]): o XSM 118887 -1D F
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B etch, o stamp [Var 4]): Ƨ I o XSM 118888 -1D B13
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A etch, o stamp [Var 5]): Ƨ I o XSM 118887 -1D C 7
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B etch, o stamp [Var 5]): Ƨ I o XSM 118888 -1A E6
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A stamp, A2 etch [Var 6]): o XSM118887-1AA 1Ƨ A2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B etch, o stamp [Var 6] ): S o XSM 118888 - 1A D2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A etched, o stamped, [Var 7]): XSM 118887 -1A o 1 S A7
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B etched, o stamped, [Var 7] ): S o XSM 118888 -1A B3
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 180) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SONX 60012 Simon & Garfunkel Bookends(LP, Album) CBS/Sony SONX 60012 Japan 1969 Sell This Version
63101 Simon & Garfunkel Bookends(LP, Album, Mono) CBS 63101 UK 1968 Sell This Version
CD 63101, COL CD 63101, 467396 2 Simon & Garfunkel Bookends(CD, Album, RE, RP) Columbia, Columbia, Columbia CD 63101, COL CD 63101, 467396 2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
LPC - 37079 Simon & Garfunkel Bookends(LP, Album) CBS LPC - 37079 Chile 1972 Sell This Version
KCS 9529 Simon & Garfunkel Bookends(LP, Album) Columbia KCS 9529 US 1968 Sell This Version

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fred.cordiano

fred.cordiano

January 5, 2020
A GREAT ALBUM
GOT INTO THE HABIT OF GOING TO THE ZOO OFTEN !
iouk

iouk

December 7, 2019

The best album ever made. Paul Simon really came into his own in terms of his album storytelling here.
fred.cordiano

fred.cordiano

June 28, 2019
One of the Great Albums of all-time
The Boxer was a movie put to music
Great Duo Bless them