TODAY IS PAUL SIMON’S 70th BIRTHDAY

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A young Paul Simon (center)

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Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel

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Paul Frederic Simon is a singer-songwriter and guitarist who, along with
Art Garfunkel, is best known for being part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel
beginning in 1965. Simon wrote most of the pair’s songs, including three
chart toppers,  “The Sound of Silence”,”Mrs. Robinson”, and “Bridge Over
Troubled Water”. The duo split in 1970, and Simon began a successful
solo career. He has earned 13 Grammy’s, and the Lifetime Achievement
Award. Paul Simon was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in
2001. In 2007, he was the first recipient of the Gershwin Prize for Popular
Song from the Library of Congress.

 

1986

posted by Bob Karm in Awards,BIRTHDAY,HISTORY,MUSIC,THEN AND NOW and have Comments (3)

3 Responses to “TODAY IS PAUL SIMON’S 70th BIRTHDAY”

  1. Matt Karm says:

    I love his latest album, So Beautiful or So What! Rewrite is a beautiful song!

  2. Hal Lancer says:

    Happy 70th Birthday, Old Friend!

    “Can you imagine us years from today, sharing a parkbench quietly,
    How terribly strange to be seventy.”

    Old Friends, from the Bookends album, 1968

  3. Rob Wilson says:

    Paul Simon is a true artist – so talented. May we wish you a happy birthday and a huge thank-you for brings us such beautiful and thought music.

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