Watch Paul Simon Recall the Moment He Traded Rock for Folk

October 29, 2014

Tomorrow, when the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame opens its new exhibit celebrating the 50th anniversary of Paul Simon's career, visitors will be able to walk through old artifacts in a tour led by an unlikely guide: Simon himself. Because the museum recorded...


Flashback: Paul Simon Forgets Art Garfunkel on 'SNL'

October 7, 2014

Paul Simon was riding high when Saturday Night Live booked him as a musical guest in November of 1986. His new album Graceland was a smash hit (despite generating a little bit of controversy) and his single "You Can Call Me Al" was all over the radio...


Paul Simon, Sting Stage 'Little Experiment' At MSG

March 5, 2014

"Welcome to our little experiment," Paul Simon said early on at his co-headlining show with Sting at New York's Madison Square Garden Tuesday night. "We're putting two bands together, two repertoires together, having two singers sing. As the tour comes...


Art Garfunkel Is Ecstatic: 'My Voice Is 96 Percent Back'

February 19, 2014

Simon and Garfunkel's headlining set at the 2010 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was one of the most difficult two hours of Art Garfunkel's life. A couple of months earlier, he started to experience major vocal problems, and when he launched into...


What's Simon and Garfunkel's Best Song?

January 10, 2014

Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel are both hitting the road this year – only this time, it's not together. Paul Simon is playing American arenas with Sting, while Art Garfunkel is sticking to theaters now that he's recovered from throat problems, according...



Sting and Paul Simon to Tour Together

November 4, 2013

Sting and Paul Simon are hitting the road together to perform their own hits and a few duets, too. The pair will announce a joint North American tour called "Paul Simon and Sting: On Stage Together" tomorrow, according to the New York Times. It will...


Paul Simon Live in Central Park

July 30, 2013

When Paul Simon announced a massive free concert in New York's Central Park in 1991, everybody had one question: Would he use the occasion to reunite with Art Garfunkel? The duo had famously reunited in Central Park 10 years earlier for a hugely successful...


Everly Brothers Reunite

September 20, 2013

When Simon and Garfunkel reunited for a world tour in 2003 they knew only one group could possibly share the bill with them: the Everly Brothers. As teenagers, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel used to sing Everly Brothers songs on the grounds of Forest Hills...


Pink Floyd, Simon and Garfunkel Recordings Added to Library of Congress

March 21, 2013

Just in time for its 40th anniversary, Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon has been chosen for preservation by the Library of Congress, along with hits by Simon and Garfunkel, Chubby Checker and the soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever. They're among 25...



13 Tours We'd Like To See in 2013

October 12, 2012

It's never too early to start thinking about the 2013 touring season. This year has already seen amazing shows from acts including Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Neil Young and Crazy Horse and Radiohead, while the Who and the Rolling Stones...


NASA Reveals Mars Rover's Morning Mix

August 16, 2012

During an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on Reddit today, NASA researchers revealed the songs they use to wake up the Mars rover Curiosity each morning. Eric Blood, who works in surface systems, unveiled an eclectic mix of rock classics, movie music and,...


Flashback: Simon & Garfunkel Reunite

September 10, 2012

Saturday Night Live didn't have very many rules in its first season. The second episode of the show was hosted by Paul Simon, who agreed to reunite with Art Garfunkel for the musical segment. The only problem was that Randy Newman and Phoebe Snow were...


Song Premiere: Art Garfunkel, 'Lena'

August 16, 2012

Click to listen to Art Garfunkel's 'Lena' In celebration of his storied career, Art Garfunkel is readying The Singer, a 34-track collection of his songs spanning the Simon & Garfunkel years through his solo work. The set features two new recordings,...



Rock's Greatest Feuds

October 13, 2011

The 7 Best Musical Moments of 'Mad Men'

March 24, 2011

Now that Season Five of Mad Men might not see the light of day until early 2012, fans can at least take solace in reliving the intense drama of life thus far at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce: Season Four of Mad Men will be available on DVD starting March...


Week in Rock History: Keith Moon Dies

September 5, 2011

This week in rock history, John Lennon began filming his only non-Beatles movie, the Rolling Stones were banned by the BBC, friends-turned-rivals David Bowie and Marc Bolan dueted on TV, Keith Moon passed away, and Simon and Garfunkel announced their...


Exclusive Video: Simon & Garfunkel Perform 'The Boxer' and 'Mrs. Robinson' in 1969

March 8, 2011

The new deluxe edition of Bridge Over Troubled Water – in stores today – comes with a bonus DVD chronicling the making of the 1969 Simon and Garfunkel LP. It also contains the rarely seen TV special Songs of America from the same year....



Art Garfunkel Plans Return of Simon & Garfunkel As His Voice Mends

November 5, 2010

Last summer Simon & Garfunkel postponed their North American tour indefinitely when Art Garfunkel was diagnosed with vocal cord paresis. But Friday the singer told Rolling Stone exclusively that he's on the mend and hopes to reschedule the dates next...