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Snap, Crackle, Pop World of Simon and Garfunkel

Pete Johnson, Los Angeles Times, 24 July 1967

"I WAS NOT prepared for success. My image of myself was not that of a teen star, a Monkees type of scene. I felt very awkward if people screamed since I was not writing songs geared to the 14-year-old mind. But they were accepted by the 14-year-olds." Paul Simon giggled.

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