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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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  • pa_gaspar

    And the leaves that are green, come to brown...

    24 Jul 9:58pm Reply
  • D0gEatD0g

    "April Come She Will" cry like a bitch all the time <3 Fucking Masterpiece !!!

    4 Jul 1:04am Reply
  • dmldebs

    "simon & garfunkel is poetry!"

    26 Jun 9:23pm Reply
  • westernshore

    обожаю!

    25 Jun 3:02pm Reply
  • damnchick

    Poetry

    18 Jun 6:35am Reply
  • mandybula1995

    Прекрасные песни у них!

    15 Jun 1:21pm Reply
  • noemi184

    The Sound of Silence is simply beautiful.

    14 Jun 3:17pm Reply
  • kellytheunicorn

    i just love them so much oh my god

    31 May 3:35am Reply
  • mthsmcd

    Do they still tour? I need to watch them live

    26 May 5:40pm Reply
  • jess502

    Just. The songwriting.

    26 May 2:10am Reply
  • BreakfastPills

    So much melody and songs!

    12 May 11:23pm Reply
  • moisesbs3008

    magic

    5 May 8:08pm Reply
  • Roflek

    Love those top 3 songs, wonderful ones!

    28 Apr 6:41pm Reply
  • annabeatle

    America♥

    19 Apr 8:34pm Reply
  • 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
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