Carmen McRae “The Sound of Silence” 1968

carmen mcrae the sound of silence

Carmen McRae, one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century, uses her patented behind-the-beat approach to good effect on her “Silence” cover. She also leaves out one word, which really hits home once the listener realizes the word’s been left out.

carmen mcrae 1968

 

“The Sound of Silence” mp3

 

 

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