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Simon and Garfunkel


1941

Paul Simon was born.

1941

Art Garfunkel was born.

1964

Simon & Garfunkel’s debut, ‘Wednesday Morning 3 A.M.’, is released.

1966

Producer Tom Wilson adds electric guitars, bass and drums to a track from Simon & Garfunkel’s first album and releases it as a single, “The Sounds of Silence”, which becomes a #1 hit.

1967

‘The Graduate’, starring Dustin Hoffman and featuring a soundtrack by Simon and Garfunkel, is released.

1968

Simon & Garfunkel hit #1 with “Mrs. Robinson.”

1968

Simon & Garfunkel hit #11 with “Scarborough Fair”.

1968

Simon & Garfunkel hit #7 with “The Boxer.”

1970

Simon & Garfunkel hit #1 with “Bridge Over Troubled Water.”

1975

Simon & Garfunkel hit #9 with “My Little Town”.

1990

Simon & Garfunkel are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

1993

The duo plays a 21 night stand at the Paramount Theater

2003

Simon & Garfunkel receive a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. They perform "Sounds of Silence" at the Grammy show

2003

In October, the duo undertakes a two-month tour of the U.S., playing 40 shows in 28 cities

2004

Simon & Garfunkel perform 25 shows in Europe

2009

Simon and Garfunkel tour Australia, New Zealand and Japan. In October, they perform at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 25th anniversary concert in New York City

Simon and Garfunkel