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Simon & garfunkel 2

  1. 1. Simon & Garfunkel By Francesca Tinucci
  2. 2. Life Before Simon & Garfunkel <ul><li>Paul Simon: born Oct. 13, 1941 </li></ul><ul><li>He earned his degree in English Literature </li></ul><ul><li>Art Garfunkel: born Nov. 5, 1941 </li></ul><ul><li>Earned several degrees </li></ul>
  3. 3. Simon & Garfunkel as a Group <ul><li>Both began to perform in sixth grade </li></ul><ul><li>~Both boys admired the Everly Brothers </li></ul><ul><li>~Recorded “Hey Schoolgirl” in high school under the name “Tom & Jerry” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Continued… <ul><li>B. After their first hit </li></ul><ul><li>~Released their first album: Wednesday Morning 3 A.M. in 1963 </li></ul><ul><li>~Won five Grammies as a group </li></ul>
  5. 5. After They Broke Up <ul><li>They group faced troubles </li></ul><ul><li>~The duo had shifting musical priorities </li></ul><ul><li>~ Both began solo careers, but occasionally joined up again for albums and tours </li></ul>
  6. 6. Continued… <ul><li>B. Both were very successful after the split </li></ul><ul><li>~ Paul Simon continued to win awards </li></ul><ul><li>~ Art Garfunkel starred in many movies and shows </li></ul>
  7. 7. Their Music <ul><li>Simon & Garfunkel: Mrs. Robinson </li></ul>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_jmDscGi7E

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