User jewish dating age mom respectable year profile guy dad

22 Sep

Columbia decided that the two would be called simply "Simon & Garfunkel," abandoning the group's previous name "Tom and Jerry." Simon said in 2003 that this renaming as "Simon & Garfunkel" marked the first time only artists' surnames had been used in pop music.

Simon and Garfunkel's first LP, Wednesday Morning, 3 A.

In 1945, his family moved to the Kew Gardens Hills section of Flushing, Queens, in New York City. Simon also developed an interest in jazz, folk, and blues, especially in the music of Woody Guthrie and Lead Belly.

At the time, reviewers noted how the songs were fresh and unworried on the surface, while still exploring socially and politically conscious themes on a deeper level. Highly anticipated, Still Crazy After All These Years was his next album.

The single was a hit, reaching both the American and British Top 5. It contained some of his most popular and polished recordings. 2 hit in America, and the follow-up, the gospel-flavored "Loves Me Like a Rock" was even bigger, topping the Cashbox charts.

The album received universal acclaim, with critics praising the variety of styles and the confessional lyrics, reaching No. Other songs like the weary "American Tune" or the melancholic "Something So Right" — a tribute to Simon's first wife, Peggy, which received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Song of the Year — became standards in the musician's catalog.

Released in October 1975 and produced by Simon and Phil Ramone, it marked another departure.

The mood of the album was darker, as he wrote and recorded it in the wake of his divorce. The 18th Grammy Awards named it the Album of the Year and Simon's performance the year's Best Male Pop Vocal.