Paul Simon Talks Crafting Summer Tour Setlist

April 19, 2016

Now that Paul Simon has completed his upcoming album Stranger to Stranger, the singer is turning his attention to his upcoming U.S. tour. It kicks off April 20th at Jazz Fest in New Orleans and criss-crosses the country until early July. "This last...


Flashback: Simon and Garfunkel's Lost Song

February 23, 2016

Simon and Garfunkel didn't leave a lot of songs in the vault when they broke up in 1970, but that hasn't stopped Columbia from spending the next 46 years reissuing the duo's music in every possible sort of package they could think up. That...


Bernie Sanders Invokes Simon & Garfunkel for New Campaign Ad

January 21, 2016

With the Iowa caucus scheduled for February 1st, Bernie Sanders unveiled an inspirational, minute-long ad Thursday centered around Simon & Garfunkel's 1968 single "America." The commercial, dubbed "America," features images of packed campaign...



Watch Black Simon & Garfunkel Sing Weeknd With Art Garfunkel

October 1, 2015

Years before Stephen Colbert brought out faux-Paul Simon cover band Troubled Waters on Late Show, Jimmy Fallon was parodying the "Bridge Over Troubled Water" duo with Black Simon & Garfunkel. The Roots' "Captain" Kirk Douglas and Questlove reprised...


Art Garfunkel Lashes Out at Paul Simon in New Interview

May 24, 2015

Art Garfunkel lashed out at his former Simon & Garfunkel partner Paul Simon in a scathing new interview where the singer accuses Simon of suffering from a Napoleonic complex and suppressing Garfunkel's creativity. Speaking to The Telegraph,...


Bob Johnston, Bob Dylan Producer, Dead at 83

August 16, 2015

Bob Johnston, a staff producer at Columbia Records who worked on legendary LPs like Bob Dylan's Blonde on Blonde, Johnny Cash's At Folsom Prison and Simon & Garfunkel's Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme, passed away Friday at a Nashville hospice....



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...


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...


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...


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,...