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  • Music by Daniel Alomia Robles (1913)
  • English lyrics by Paul Simon
  • Lead vocals: Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel
  • Guitar: Paul Simon
  • Wind instruments: Los Incas
  • Produced by Roy Halee and Paul Simon
  • Recorded in New York City NY
  • Simon and Garfunkel broke up in 1970 but have reunited for recordings and concerts in subsequent years
  • It has been estimated that around the world over 4000 versions of this South American melody have been performed
  • Thanks to this English version of El Condor Pasa, it is the best known Peruvian song in the world
  • El Condor Pasa means ‘the condor passes’

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