Kelly Clarkson delivers a mesmerizing performance on her show as she takes on the iconic song ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ by Simon & Garfunkel. Her rendition is nothing short of breathtaking and is guaranteed to send shivers down your spine. With heartfelt lyrics like “When you’re weary, feeling small, when tears are in your eyes, I’ll dry them all,” Kelly’s powerful voice provides solace and support to those in need.
During a segment called Kellyoke, Kelly Clarkson, accompanied by her band, covers Eva Cassidy’s rendition of ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water.’ Fans were captivated by her stunning performance and took to social media to express their admiration. Eva Cassidy was known for her unique ability to breathe new life into well-known songs while maintaining their original essence. Kelly Clarkson beautifully showcases Eva’s brilliance and pays homage to the timeless genius of Simon & Garfunkel.
The origins of the song ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ trace back to Paul Simon, who found inspiration in the lyrics of a southern gospel song called ‘Oh Mary Don’t You Weep’ by the Swan Silvertones. One particular line, “I’ll be your bridge over deep water / If you trust in my name,” resonated deeply with him and played a significant role in completing his masterpiece. The incorporation of gospel elements further adds to the song’s depth and meaning.
If you haven’t had the chance yet, make sure to watch Kelly Clarkson’s incredible rendition of ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water.’ It’s a testament to her extraordinary talent and the enduring power of this beautiful song.