Simon & Garfunkel Music
Today marks the 50th anniversary of a key moment in the legendary career of Simon & Garfunkel — the release of the soundtrack album for The Graduate, a groundbreaking album in how the duo’s music meshed perfectly with the themes of the film.
The movie helped to introduce…
I mourn the passing of my dear friend, Mort Lewis. He was funny and hip and the best dinner companion you could ask for. Also a great, great manager for Simon and Garfunkel.
— Paul Simon
In memory of Simon & Garfunkel manager Mort Lewis, who has passed away, Art Garfunkel wrote:
“We give one sixth their worth to those alive, afterward- the other five.”
“America” by Simon & Garfunkel was originally released on their 1968 album Bookends, and tells the story of young lovers traveling across the United States to “look for America.” The song also serves as a metaphor for “America’s sense of restlessness and confusion during the year that saw…