Simon and Garfunkel Discography
Simon and Garfunkel are a folk rock duo from New York. The pair, which consisted of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel, first started writing music together in 1957. Paul Simon functioned as both a singer and songwriter, while Art Garfunkel simply sang. Together, the produced music which consisted of both intricate harmonies and carefully crafted poetic lyrics. Throughout their career as a group, Simon and Garfunkel released five studio albums.
Simon and Garfunkel discography
Simon and Garfunkel released their first album, “Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M.,” in 1964. It included one of their more famous songs, called “The Sound of Silence,” done acoustically. The group’s next two albums were both released in 1966. The first, “Sounds of Silence,” included not only a complete version of “The Sound of Silence” but also the single “I Am a Rock.” The other 1966 album, “Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme,” reached number four on the US Album Charts. The next album, “Bookends,” was released in 1968. The pair’s final album, “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” was released in 1970. It received several Grammys and reached number one on both the US and United Kingdom charts.
Although Simon and Garfunkel had only a short career, their creativity and style had a large impact on the musical world. Over a dozen of their songs reached charting position. After the two parted ways in 1970, both Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel also released solo albums and had successful singles. Today, their music is still considered the high standard for many singers and songwriters.