Who Sang Kodachrome? Paul Simon

Paul Simon There Goes Rhymin’ Simon cover art

Some other versions of "Kodachrome"
Credits
publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Paul Simon
release date: 1973-5
length: 3:34
producer: Paul Simon
engineer: Phil Ramone and Jerry Masters
electric guitar: Jimmy Johnson
bass: David Hood
guitar: Pete Carr and Paul Simon
keyboard: Barry Beckett
co-producer: The Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section
drums (drum set): Roger Hawkins
When I think back
On all the crap I learned in high school
It's a wonder
I can think at all
And though my lack of education
Hasn't hurt me none
I can read the writing on the wall

Kodachrome
They give us those nice bright colors
They give us the greens of summers
Makes you think all the world's a sunny day
I got a Nikon camera
I love to take a photograph
So mama don't take my Kodachrome away

If you took all the girls I knew
When I was single
And brought them all together for one night
I know they'd never match
My sweet imagination
Everything looks worse in black and white

Kodachrome
They give us those nice bright colors
They give us the greens of summers
Makes you think all the world's a sunny day
I got a Nikon camera
I love to take a photograph
So mama don't take my Kodachrome away

Mama don't take my Kodachrome away
Mama don't take my Kodachrome away
Mama don't take my Kodachrome away

Mama don't take my Kodachrome
Mama don't take my Kodachrome
Mama don't take my Kodachrome away
Mama don't take my Kodachrome
Leave your boy so far from home
Mama don't take my Kodachrome away
Mama don't take my Kodachrome
Mama don't take my Kodachrome away



Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Kodachrome
  • 2 Tenderness
  • 3 Take Me to the Mardi Gras
  • 4 Something So Right
  • 5 One Man’s Ceiling Is Another Man’s Floor
  • 6 American Tune
  • 7 Was a Sunny Day
  • 8 Learn How to Fall
  • 9 St. Judy’s Comet
  • 10 Loves Me Like a Rock

  • Album Information
    label: Columbia
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin