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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 Read the full article […]

9 Nov 1969, Simon and Garfunkel record what would become their signature tune, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ with future member of Bread, Larry Knechtel on piano. Art wanted Paul to sing the song, but Paul insisted that Art’s voice was better suited for it. It was a decision that Paul would later say he regretted. […]

Happy 80th birthday to Art Garfunkel, born 5 Nov 1941, singer, actor. With Paul Simon as Simon and Garfunkel they scored the No.1 hits ‘The Sound of Silence’, ‘Bridge over Troubled Water’ and ‘Mrs. Robinson’. The 1970 album Bridge Over Trouble Water spent 307 weeks on the UK chart. He scored the solo, 1979 UK […]

Happy 80th birthday to Paul Simon, born 13 Oct 1941, singer, songwriter, (1970 UK & US No.1 single with Simon and Garfunkel, ‘Bridge Over Trouble Water.’ The duo’s 1970 album ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ spent 307 weeks on the UK chart). Solo, (1986 UK No.4 single ‘You Can Call Me Al’, 1986 UK No.1 album […]

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


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