Simon & Garfunkel
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1963
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Simon & Garfunkel

Simon & Garfunkel Biography (Wikipedia)

Simon & Garfunkel were an American folk-rock duo consisting of singer-songwriter Paul Simon and singer Art Garfunkel. One of the best-selling music groups of the 1960s, their biggest hits—including "The Sound of Silence" (1965), "Mrs. Robinson" (1968), "The Boxer" (1969), and "Bridge over Troubled Water" (1970)—reached number one on singles charts worldwide.

The duo met in elementary school in Queens, New York in 1953 where they learned to harmonize together and began writing original material. By 1957, under the name Tom & Jerry, the teenagers had their first minor success with "Hey Schoolgirl", a song imitating their idols the Everly Brothers. In 1963, aware of a growing public interest in folk music, they regrouped and were signed to Columbia Records as Simon & Garfunkel. Their debut Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M. sold poorly, and they once again disbanded; Simon returned to a solo career, this time in England. In June 1965, a new version of "The Sound of Silence" overdubbed with electric guitar and drums became a major U.S. AM radio hit, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100. They reunited to release a second studio album Sounds of Silence and tour colleges nationwide. On their third release, Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme (1966), the duo assumed more creative control. Their music was featured in the 1967 film The Graduate, giving them further exposure. Their next album Bookends (1968) topped the Billboard 200 chart and included the number-one single "Mrs. Robinson" from the film.

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Mrs. Robinson
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Mrs. Robinson
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A Hazy Shade Of Winter
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A Hazy Shade Of Winter
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59th Street Bridge Song
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59th Street Bridge Song
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The Sound of Silence
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The Sound of Silence
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Scarborough Fair
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Scarborough Fair
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I Am A Rock
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I Am A Rock
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Bridge Over Troubled Water
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Bridge Over Troubled Water
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The Only Living Boy In New York
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The Only Living Boy In New York
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Cecilia
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Cecilia
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Keep The Customer Satisfied
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Keep The Customer Satisfied
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America
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America
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The Boxer
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