Paul Simon

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Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and actor.wikipedia
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Art Garfunkel

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Simon's musical career has spanned seven decades with his fame and commercial success beginning as half of the duo Simon & Garfunkel (originally known as Tom & Jerry), formed in 1956 with Art Garfunkel.
He is best known for his partnership with Paul Simon in the folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel.

Simon & Garfunkel

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Simon's musical career has spanned seven decades with his fame and commercial success beginning as half of the duo Simon & Garfunkel (originally known as Tom & Jerry), formed in 1956 with Art Garfunkel.
Simon & Garfunkel were an American folk rock duo consisting of singer-songwriter Paul Simon and singer Art Garfunkel.

Graceland (album)

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In 1986, he released Graceland, an album inspired by South African township music, which sold 14 million copies worldwide on its release and remains his most popular solo work.
Graceland is the seventh solo studio album by American singer-songwriter Paul Simon.

One-Trick Pony (film)

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Simon also wrote and starred in the film One-Trick Pony (1980) and co-wrote the Broadway musical The Capeman (1998) with the poet Derek Walcott.
One-Trick Pony is a 1980 feature film written by and starring Paul Simon and directed by Robert M. Young.

The Capeman

Simon also wrote and starred in the film One-Trick Pony (1980) and co-wrote the Broadway musical The Capeman (1998) with the poet Derek Walcott.
The Capeman is a musical play written by Paul Simon and Derek Walcott based on the life of convicted murderer Salvador Agrón.

Bridge over Troubled Water (song)

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Simon was responsible for writing nearly all of the pair's songs including three that reached number one on the U.S. singles charts: "The Sound of Silence", "Mrs. Robinson", and "Bridge over Troubled Water".
Composed by singer-songwriter Paul Simon, the song is performed on piano and carries the influence of gospel music.

Singer-songwriter

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Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and actor.
These singer-songwriters included Bob Dylan, Neil Young, John Lennon, Van Morrison, Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, Leonard Cohen, and Joni Mitchell.

Gershwin Prize

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Among many other honors, Simon was the first recipient of the Library of Congress's Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in 2007.
On March 1, 2007, the Library announced Paul Simon as the first recipient of the new award, which joins other awards bestowed by the Library including the Living Legend and Kluge Prize.

Columbia Records

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In early 1964, Simon and Garfunkel got an audition with Columbia Records, whose executive Clive Davis was impressed enough to sign the duo to a contract to produce an album.
Artists who have recorded for Columbia include Bob Dylan, Miles Davis, Johnny Cash, Simon and Garfunkel, Bruce Springsteen, Barbra Streisand, Janis Joplin, Paul Simon, Leonard Cohen, AC/DC, Alice in Chains, Adele, Louis Armstrong, Tony Bennett, Art Garfunkel, Dave Brubeck, Rosemary Clooney, Mariah Carey, Joe Zawinul, Neil Diamond, Celine Dion, Earth, Wind & Fire, Duke Ellington, Pink Floyd, Erroll Garner, Billy Joel, Beyoncé, John Mayer, George Michael, The Internet, Bill Withers, Shakira, Frank Sinatra, Ray Conniff, Bessie Smith, Adelaide Hall, Foster the People, Dan Hornsby, The Clash, Paul Whiteman, 50 Cent, Andy Williams, Santana, Pharrell Williams, Harry Styles, and Little Mix.

Red Rubber Ball

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While in the UK, Simon co-wrote several songs with Bruce Woodley of the Australian pop group the Seekers, including "I Wish You Could Be Here," "Cloudy", and "Red Rubber Ball".
"Red Rubber Ball" is a pop song written by Paul Simon and Bruce Woodley of The Seekers and recorded by The Cyrkle, whose version reached #2 on the US Billboard Hot 100, and in South Africa and New Zealand.

Bookends (album)

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Together they recorded four more albums: Sounds of Silence; Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme; Bookends; and the hugely successful Bridge over Troubled Water.
Produced by Paul Simon, Roy Halee and Art Garfunkel, the album was released on April 3, 1968, in the United States by Columbia Records.

Homeward Bound (song)

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The American group the Cyrkle recorded a cover of "Red Rubber Ball" that reached No. 2 in the U.S. Simon also contributed to the Seekers' catalogue with "Someday One Day", which was released in March 1966, charting around the same time as Simon and Garfunkel's "Homeward Bound" (a Top 10 hit from their second U.K. album, Sounds of Silence and later included on their third U.S. album, Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme).
"Homeward Bound" is a song by American music duo Simon & Garfunkel written by Paul Simon and produced by Bob Johnston.

Still Crazy After All These Years

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The song was included on their respective solo albums—Paul Simon's Still Crazy After All These Years and Garfunkel's Breakaway.
Still Crazy After All These Years is the fourth solo studio album by Paul Simon.

Bridge over Troubled Water

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Together they recorded four more albums: Sounds of Silence; Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme; Bookends; and the hugely successful Bridge over Troubled Water.
Following the duo's soundtrack for The Graduate, Art Garfunkel took an acting role in the film Catch-22, while Paul Simon worked on the songs, writing all tracks except Felice and Boudleaux Bryant's "Bye Bye Love" (previously a hit for the Everly Brothers).

The Seekers

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While in the UK, Simon co-wrote several songs with Bruce Woodley of the Australian pop group the Seekers, including "I Wish You Could Be Here," "Cloudy", and "Red Rubber Ball".
The group had Top 10 hits in the 1960s with "I'll Never Find Another You", "A World of Our Own", "Morningtown Ride", "Someday, One Day" (written by Paul Simon), "Georgy Girl" (the title song of the film of the same name), and "The Carnival Is Over" by Tom Springfield, the last being an adaptation of the Russian folk song "Stenka Razin".

Sounds of Silence

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Together they recorded four more albums: Sounds of Silence; Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme; Bookends; and the hugely successful Bridge over Troubled Water. The American group the Cyrkle recorded a cover of "Red Rubber Ball" that reached No. 2 in the U.S. Simon also contributed to the Seekers' catalogue with "Someday One Day", which was released in March 1966, charting around the same time as Simon and Garfunkel's "Homeward Bound" (a Top 10 hit from their second U.K. album, Sounds of Silence and later included on their third U.S. album, Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme).
Without the knowledge of Paul Simon or Art Garfunkel, electric guitars, bass and drums were overdubbed by Columbia Records staff producer Tom Wilson on June 15, 1965.

Hearts and Bones

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In 1981, they reunited again for the famous concert in Central Park, followed by a world tour and an aborted reunion album, to have been entitled Think Too Much, which was eventually released (without Garfunkel) as Hearts and Bones.
Hearts and Bones is the sixth solo studio album by Paul Simon.

My Little Town

Simon pursued solo projects after Bridge over Troubled Water, reuniting occasionally with Garfunkel for various projects, such as their 1975 Top Ten single "My Little Town".
It was written by Paul Simon, who produced the track along with Art Garfunkel and Phil Ramone.

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme

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Together they recorded four more albums: Sounds of Silence; Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme; Bookends; and the hugely successful Bridge over Troubled Water. The American group the Cyrkle recorded a cover of "Red Rubber Ball" that reached No. 2 in the U.S. Simon also contributed to the Seekers' catalogue with "Someday One Day", which was released in March 1966, charting around the same time as Simon and Garfunkel's "Homeward Bound" (a Top 10 hit from their second U.K. album, Sounds of Silence and later included on their third U.S. album, Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme). Woodley's co-author credit was omitted from "Cloudy" on the Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme album.
The album largely consists of acoustic pieces that were mostly written during Paul Simon's period in England the previous year, including some recycled numbers from his debut solo record, The Paul Simon Songbook.

Paul Simon (album)

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His album Paul Simon was released in January 1972, preceded by his first experiment with world music, the Jamaican-inspired "Mother and Child Reunion".
Paul Simon is the second solo studio album by American singer-songwriter Paul Simon.

Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard

It later spawned another Top 30 hit with "Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard".
"Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard" is a song by American singer-songwriter Paul Simon.

The Concert in Central Park

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In 1981, they reunited again for the famous concert in Central Park, followed by a world tour and an aborted reunion album, to have been entitled Think Too Much, which was eventually released (without Garfunkel) as Hearts and Bones.
The concert and album marked the start of a short-lived reunion for Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel.

There Goes Rhymin' Simon

Simon's next project was the pop-folk album, There Goes Rhymin' Simon, released in May 1973.
There Goes Rhymin' Simon is the third solo studio album by American musician Paul Simon rush-released on May 5, 1973.

Mother and Child Reunion

His album Paul Simon was released in January 1972, preceded by his first experiment with world music, the Jamaican-inspired "Mother and Child Reunion".
"Mother and Child Reunion" is a song by the American singer-songwriter Paul Simon.

Kodachrome (song)

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The lead single, "Kodachrome," was a No. 2 hit in America, and the follow-up, the gospel-flavored "Loves Me Like a Rock" was even bigger, topping the Cashbox charts.
"Kodachrome" is a song by the American singer-songwriter Paul Simon.