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Simon & Garfunkel: A Most Peculiar Man Meaning

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A Most Peculiar Man Lyrics

He was a most peculiar man.
That's what Mrs. Riordan said and she should know;
She lived upstairs from him
She said he was a most peculiar man.

He was a most peculiar man.
He lived all alone within a house,
Within a room, within...

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    anonymous
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    Jun 26th, 2014 6:52am report


    A cross the Rio Grande (y) do it so grandiosit(y) Ordering a gin and tonic washing a ton of dishes I see. Or a G man Government agent a gentleman. A peculiar gentleman. With inside in formation. I'm all for that she said he said dirty bowls (bulls) hit the wall late at night bringing her too much worry. China shop Chin ups hop a training day be some gin and in washing ton i(see) -c- sleepy face night night shhhh love u guise blessed we put I wept u wept we weep -c-. pay nest asking lyle is this true?



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    Mar 4th, 2013 3:07am report


    On the "Live from New York City, 1967" album, Paul explains that he wrote this after reading an article in a London newspaper about a man who had committed suicide. He said that he was disturbed because the story was only 4 lines long. His exact words (towards the end of his explanation) are "...And I thought, that's a VERY bad way to go out. BAD eulogy. 4 lines."



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    anonymous
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    Jan 22nd, 2007 1:55pm report


    This song is Paul Simon's eulogy of a man who wasn't quite as well off as Richard Cory. People barely noticed when the man who lived in the tiny house and the tiny room put his head in the oven and did himself in. Quite the contrast to everyone's surprise when the popular rich man took his life when the peculiar man left they weren't even sure where his brother was to be notified.




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