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Simon & Garfunkel: The Sound of J.D. Salinger Clapping

Richard Goldstein, The Village Voice, 3 November 1966

WE KNOW about the sound of two hands clapping. We're pretty sure these days what one hand clapping sounds like. But what is the sound of J.D. Salinger clapping?

Paul Simon has the answer; so clap along.

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