Simon & Garfunkel

Simon & Garfunkel Career Timeline

Paul Simon Birthday

Paul Simon is born on October 13, 1941.

Art Garfunkel Birthday

Art Garfunkel is born on November 5, 1941.

Hey, Schoolgirl

Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel, performing under the name Tom & Jerry, release their first single “Hey, Schoolgirl.” The song peaks at #49 on the pop chart.

Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M.

Simon & Garfunkel’s debut album “Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M.” is released. The album later enters the pop chart in January 1966 and rises to #30.

The Sound Of Silence

Simon & Garfunkel’s single “The Sound Of Silence” becomes a #1 hit. The album “Sounds Of Silence” peaks at #21.

Homeward Bound

Simon & Garfunkel release the single “Homeward Bound” from the album “Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme.” The song enters the pop singles chart in February 1966 and reaches #5.

I Am A Rock

Simon & Garfunkel release the single “I Am A Rock” from the album “Sounds Of Silence.” The song enters the pop chart in May 1966 and peaks at #3.

The Dangling Conversation

Simon & Garfunkel release the single “The Dangling Conversation” from the album “Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme.” The song enters the pop chart in August 1966 and peaks at #25.

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme

Simon & Garfunkel release the album “Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme,” which peaks at #4 on the pop albums chart.

A Hazy Shade Of Winter

Simon & Garfunkel release the single “A Hazy Shade Of Winter” from the album “Bookends.” The song enters the pop chart in November 1966 at peaks at #13.

At The Zoo

Simon & Garfunkel release the single “At The Zoo” from the album “Bookends.” The song enters the pop chart in March 1967 and peaks at #16.

Fakin’ It

Simon & Garfunkel release the single “Fakin’ It” from the album “Bookends,” which enters the pop chart in July 1967 and peaks at #23.

Monterey Pop Festival

Simon & Garfunkel perform at the Monterey Pop Festival on June 16, 1967.

The Graduate

Simon & Garfunkel’s soundtrack to “The Graduate,” starring Dustin Hoffman, hits #1.

Mrs. Robinson

Simon & Garfunkel hit #1 with the single “Mrs. Robinson.” The song makes its pop chart debut in April 1968 after being featured on the soundtrack to “The Graduate,” and is also included on the album “Bookends.”

Scarborough Fair/Canticle

Simon & Garfunkel release the single “Scarborough Fair/Canticle,” which is featured on the soundtrack to “The Graduate.” The track enters the pop chart in March 1968 and hits #11. The song was originally included on the album “Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme.”

Bookends

Simon & Garfunkel release the album “Bookends” in 1968, which hits #1.

The Boxer

Simon & Garfunkel release the single “The Boxer,” which enters the pop singles chart in April 1969 and peaks at #7. The song is later included on the #1 hit album “Bridge Over Troubled Water.”

The Graduate Wins At The Grammys

In March 1969, Simon & Garfunkel’s “Mrs. Robinson” wins Record of the Year and Best Contemporary Pop Performance – Vocal Duo Or Group at the 1968 Grammy Awards. Paul Simon wins Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or a Television Special for the soundtrack to “The Graduate.”

Bridge Over Troubled Water

Simon & Garfunkel hit #1 with the album and title track “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” It is the duo’s last original studio album.