I was trying so hard to find a good version of this to post from YouTube, but every video has a bunch of random audience members singing in the background, kinda ruins the whole essence. Anyway, this version from Front Porch Loungin' is beautiful. Give it a listen!
50 WAYS TO LEAVE YOUR LOVER by G. LOVE & THE AVETT BROTHERS
“50 Ways to Leave Your Lover” is a 1975 hit song by Paul Simon, from his album Still Crazy After All These Years.
The song broke in the U.S. in late December 1975 becoming number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 on February 7, 1976, and remaining there for three weeks. It was certified gold on March 11, 1976, and remained a best seller for nearly five months. The song also topped the adult contemporary chart for two weeks. It remains Simon’s biggest solo hit.
In 2011 it was covered by G-LOVE with help from THE AVETT BROTHERS.
… of special sauce fame, whose new album “Sugar” just hit stores last week. We talked to him about his line of actual special sauce, which comes in “Original Hot”, Caribbean and Thai sweet chili flavors. He also tells us what it was like growing up in Philly with a mom who taught kids cooking classes out of their house, and how knowing what jicama was got him a job at a fancy Boston restaurant. We also got him to tell us how using cooking and sushi helped him woo his 8th grade girlfriend. At the end, we gave him a sandwich from Ink.Sack (podcast guest Michael Voltaggio’s shop) and tell him about the 90s video we uncovered of him cooking shirtless.
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