'Saturday Night Live' Rocks: 25 Greatest Musical Performances

From Nirvana to Queen, we rank the 25 greatest musical performances in the history of 'Saturday Night Live'

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Simon and Garfunkel: October 18th, 1975

2. Simon and Garfunkel: October 18th, 1975

SNL's second episode featured a historic reunion, the first TV appearance by Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel since their 1970 breakup, and the first time they had shared the same stage in three years. The duo's performances of "The Boxer," Scarborough Fair" and their new single "My Little Town" were striking in their intimacy, at once raw, awkward and friendly. "So, you've come crawling back," Simon taunted. In response, Garfunkel deadpanned: "It's very nice of you to invite me on your show."

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