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Artist Rupert and David (Rupert Hine)
Title The Sound of Silence
  1. The Sound of Silence
  2. Reflections Of Our Love
Record label / Publisher Decca F 12306
Format 7"
Country & year of release Country of origin: UK UK, 1965
Description advance test pressing - ultra rare test pressing of the Rupert Hine debut single from 1965 - personnel included a young Jimmy Page, Herbie Flowers on bass and a 26-piece orchestra - in the early sixties, Rupert and David used to perform in pubs and clubs where the then relatively unknown Paul Simon would also play. Both versions of 'The Sound Of Silence' were released in England at the same time. Neither of them sold more than 2,000 copies (Simon only later became famous with this song thanks to Dylan's producer Bob Johnstone who added electric guitars, bass and drums to the track)
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Rupert and David (Rupert Hine) - The Sound of Silence - Decca F 12306 UK 7"

Rupert and David (Rupert Hine) - The Sound of Silence - Decca F 12306 UK 7"

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