05/02/1972 Paul Simon releases his first new song without Art Garfunkel
"Mother and Child Reunion" PAUL SIMON 1972
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, released on Columbia Records. It was released as a single reaching No. 1 in South Africa and No. 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was at the time one of the few songs by a non-Jamaican musician to use prominent elements of reggae.