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Simon & Garfunkel

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Queens, New York (1957 – 1964, 1965 – 1970, 1981 – 1983, 2003 – 2004, 2009 – present)

Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel are popular American musicians and singer-songwriters known collectively as Simon & Garfunkel. They formed the group Tom and Jerry in 1957 in Queens, New York, and had their first taste of success with the minor hit “Hey Schoolgirl”. As Simon and Garfunkel, the duo rose to fame in 1965 backed by the hit single “The Sound of Silence”. Their music was featured in the landmark film The Graduate, propelling them further into the public consciousness. They are well known for their close harmonies and sometimes unstable relationship. Their last album, Bridge over Troubled Water, was marked with several delays caused by artistic differences. Simon and Garfunkel were among the most popular recording artists of the 1960s, and are perhaps best known for their songs “The Sound of Silence”, “Mrs. Robinson”, “Bridge over Troubled Water” and “The Boxer”. They have received several Grammys and are inductees of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Long Island Music Hall of Fame (2007). In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked Simon and Garfunkel #40 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

They have reunited on several occasions since their 1970 break-up, most famously for 1981’s The Concert in Central Park, which attracted more than 750,000 people.

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Close friends through childhood, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel grew up in the same Kew Gardens Hills (Queens, N.Y.) neighborhood just blocks away from one another.

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  • BlackRoseKilla

    The most harmonious sounding duo that ever was!

    25 Mar 4:35pm Reply
  • radioacrata

    Dúo fundamental en la historia de la música popular y del folk rock. Sus himnos y baladas ya son universales, intemporales, inolvidables. Simon & Garfunkel exploraron la zona más hermosa del rock, la línea clara de las melodías tradicionales que llegan al corazón. Algunas de sus canciones son de una belleza insuperable. Gracias Paul, gracias Art, por todo lo que habéis regalado a quienes amamos la MÚSICA.

    13 Mar 4:59pm Reply
  • Slim_rafa

    Great sound!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    21 Feb 9:31am Reply
  • LegoLegolas

    Love them too ! (soundtrack for "The Graduate" was perfect! )

    2 Feb 1:26pm Reply
  • rooose

    I love them!

    31 Jan 11:13am Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    пол саймон - один из лучших сонграйтеров, каких свет видывал. в нем есть что-то от старой Британии, это зачаровывает.

    24 Jan 10:56am Reply
  • igor_tcs

    I started listening to Simon & Garfunkel a few months ago and it's perfect. Wonderful songs !

    17 Jan 7:04pm Reply
  • haadeus

    Beatles and Stones are cool as fuck. So are the lads S&G, also known as Sodoma & Gomorra. Why not dig all of them while you're at it?

    16 Jan 6:40pm Reply
  • sifloteur

    bonjour everybody

    15 Jan 9:29am Reply
  • caduds

    the best thing that ever happened to classic rock. Fuck the Beatles and the Stones.

    10 Jan 6:55pm Reply
  • Pawa17

    2 000 000 listeners?

    9 Jan 1:41pm Reply
  • Charles_Heres

    reachin' 2.000.000 listeners!

    31 Dec 2013 Reply
  • felipeaugustom

    Some pretty deep songs they got here.

    31 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Majkeell

    ♥ [69]

    31 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Sen_Tao

    ♥ [3]

    29 Dec 2013 Reply
  • ixab_

    ♥ [2]

    23 Dec 2013 Reply
  • lunacode

    Kruder & Dorfmeister

    16 Dec 2013 Reply
  • dudu_rocknroll

    Canções belíssimas! <3

    12 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Wiracocha

    Absolutely beautiful

    7 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Kawsoon

    every one of their albums is perfect....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

    30 Nov 2013 Reply
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