"When you're weary
When tears are in your eyes
I will dry them all
I'm on your side
When times get rough
And friends just can't be found
Like a bridge over troubled water
I will lay me down ..."
Bridge Over Troubled Water is Simon and Garfunkel's masterpiece. Released as a single on January 26, 1970, it quickly topped the charts and was the number one song in America for six weeks, selling over 6 million copies worldwide. It was voted record of the year and song of the year.