So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright

song with lyrics by Paul Simon performed by Simon & Garfunkel

"So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright" is a song written by Paul Simon that was originally released on Simon & Garfunkel's 1970 album Bridge Over Troubled Water. It was released on several Simon & Garfunkel compilation albums.[1] It has also been recorded by the London Pops Orchestra and Joe Chindamo trio.[1]

Art Garfunkel said that the origin of the song came from his request that Paul Simon write a song about the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright.[2] Simon has stated that he wrote the song despite not knowing who Frank Lloyd Wright was.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-07-18.[permanent dead link]
  2. 2.0 2.1 Browne, D (2011). Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY, and the Bittersweet Story of 1970. Da Capo Press. pp. 45–46, 164–65. ISBN 978-0-306-81850-9.