Simon

24th March 1966, Simon And Garfunkel made their UK singles chart debut with ‘Homeward Bound.’ Paul Simon is said to have written the song at Farnworth railway station, Widnes, England, while stranded overnight waiting for a train. A plaque is displayed in the station to commemorate this, although memorabilia hunters have stolen it many times. […]

10 March 1964, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel recorded ‘The Sounds Of Silence’ as an acoustic duo. It wasn’t until record company producers added electric guitar, bass and drums, without the knowledge of Paul and Art, that the song would become a hit in late 1965. https://youtu.be/NAEppFUWLfc Simon & Garfunkel – The Sound of Silence […]

Ex-AC/DC Drummer SIMON WRIGHT On Pandemic: ‘I Couldn’t Believe What I Was Seeing And Reading When This Thing First Broke Out’ Ex-AC/DC Drummer SIMON WRIGHT On Pandemic: ‘I Couldn’t Believe What I Was Seeing And Reading When This Thing First Broke Out’ Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4264228353595795

28 Feb 1970, Simon and Garfunkel started a six week run at the top of the US singles chart with ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, also No.1 in the UK in March the same year. It became one of the most performed songs of the twentieth century, with over 50 artists, among them Elvis Presley and […]

SIMON WRIGHT Says His ‘Phone Didn’t Ring At All’ When AC/DC Needed A Drummer For ‘Rock Or Bust’ World Tour SIMON WRIGHT Says His ‘Phone Didn’t Ring At All’ When AC/DC Needed A Drummer For ‘Rock Or Bust’ World Tour Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4243231019028862

21 Feb 1970, Simon and Garfunkel went to No.1 on the UK chart with Bridge Over Troubled Water. The album went on to stay on the chart for over 300 weeks, returning to the top of the charts on eight separate occasions and spending a total of 41 weeks at No.1. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/bridge-over-troubled-water/ Bridge Over Troubled […]

31 Jan 1987 Paul Simon went back to No.1 on the UK album chart with Graceland the album stayed on the chart for a total 101 weeks. ‘Graceland’ later won the 1987 Grammy Award for Album of the Year, while the title song won the 1988 Grammy Award for Record of the Year. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/paul-simon-graceland/ Paul […]

18 Jan 1974, Former members from Free, (Paul Rodgers & Simon Kirke), Mott The Hoople (Mick Ralphs), and King Crimson, (Boz Burrell), formed Bad Company. The band went on to score a US No.1 album with their debut release. Many of their singles and songs, such as ‘Can’t Get Enough’, ‘Good Lovin’ Gone Bad’, and […]

6 Jan 1973, Carly Simon’s ‘You’re So Vain’, (with Mick Jagger on backing vocals), started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart. In 2015, after keeping quiet for more than 40 years, Carly Simon admitted that ‘You’re So Vain’ was about Warren Beatty, but only one verse of it. Simon said […]

20 Nov 1976 Paul Simon hosted NBC’s Saturday Night Live where he performed live with George Harrison on ‘Here Comes The Sun’ and ‘Homeward Bound’. Paul McCartney and John Lennon were both in New York City watching the show on TV. https://youtu.be/KEgBMTMUanU Paul Simon & Goerge Harrison- Here Comes The Sun – YouTube Read the […]


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