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Art Garfunkel Brands Paul Simon A 'Jerk'

Art Garfunkel has branded Paul Simon an ''idiot'' and a ''jerk''.The 73-year-old musician has slammed his former musical partner Paul, who he was part of duo Simon & Garfunkel with, for walking away from the...

Art Garfunkel On Paul Simon: "I Created A Monster"

Art Garfunkel, one half of legendary hitmakers Simon & Garfunkel, has made some scathing remarks about his former bandmate Paul Simon in a new interview, claiming that he only became friends with him at school...

Art Garfunkel: 'I Only Became Friends With Paul Simon Out Of Pity And I Created A Monster'

In one of his most candid interviews, the Bright Eyes singer tells Britain's Sunday Telegraph he initially quit Simon & Garfunkel and turned his back on showbusiness to become a teacher because he...

'The Ultimate Collection: Paul Simon' Features The Best From Paul Simon And Simon & Garfunkel

'The Ultimate Collection: Paul Simon' is the first collaborative greatest hits compilation between Paul Simon as a solo artist, and his work with Art Garfunkel as the self-named duo Simon & Garfunkel.Paul Simon unveils his...

Crews Tackle Blaze At Art Garfunkel's Home

Firefighters were called to Art Garfunkel's New York home on Thursday (19Feb15) when a blaze broke out in his apartment.The singer/songwriter was not at the $15 million (£9.4 million) penthouse in Manhattan's Upper East Side...

Art Garfunkel Completes Europe Walk

Singer Art Garfunkel has just completed a walk through Europe he began in 1988.The Simon & Garfunkel star began his periodical wandering from Ireland to Turkey after marathon walks through America and Japan, and he...

Art Garfunkel Kicking Off Tour Following Vocal Issues

Art Garfunkel is set to embark on a tour of American theatres after a four-year hiatus, prompted by his vocal issues.The singer has cancelled several shows and tours since he discovered he was suffering from...

Sting & Paul Simon Announce North American Tour For 2014

Paul Simon and Sting are to go on a joint tour together early next year throughout North America, it has emerged. Eighteen live dates are scheduled from the 8th February 2014 through to the 16th...

Schoolboy Blues: Mick Jagger Wanted To Be A Teacher!

Mick Jagger considered being a teacher, a politician and a journalist. 'Start Me Up' singer revealed his early career plans during a televised interview. Speaking on the Today programme, The Rolling Stones singer said a...

Art Garfunkel Walks Offstage Over Cell Phone Interruption

Folk legend Art Garfunkel stormed offstage during a recent concert in New York after becoming annoyed by a gig-goer who was fiddling with his cell phone.The singer/songwriter was performing an intimate show for specially-invited guests...

Art Garfunkel Playing Secret Shows To Conquer Stage Fright

Folk legend Art Garfunkel has been performing small gigs in secret to build his confidence before he makes his big stage comeback.The singer/songwriter has battled ongoing voice problems since he was diagnosed with vocal paresis...

Art Garfunkel Scraps Remaining 2012 Tour Dates

Art Garfunkel has scrapped the remainder of his comeback tour due to ongoing voice problems.The singer/songwriter was diagnosed with vocal paresis in 2010, prompting Simon & Garfunkel to pull the plug on a planned reunion...

Art Garfunkel Returns To The Spotlight After Voice Issues

Art Garfunkel has returned to the road almost two years after vocal paresis wrecked a Simon & Garfunkel tour.The Bright Eyes singer has been building up his voice ever since and now he's ready to...

Art Garfunkel Signals Comeback With New Hits Collection

Singer Art Garfunkel has signalled his comeback following vocal surgery by announcing the release of an extensive hits package which will include Simon & Garfunkel rarities and duets with James Taylor and Jimmy Webb.The Singer...

Paul Simon Won't Record With Art Garfunkel

Paul Simon doesn't think he'll ever record with Art Garfunkel again.The iconic duo have not completed an album since 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' - which was released shortly before they split in 1970 - and...

Art Garfunkel, Lewis And Ronnie Spector To Stage Stones Tribute Show

Singers Art Garfunkel, Ronnie Spector and actress/rocker Juliette Lewis are among a slew of artists joining forces to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first Rolling Stones hits compilation at a special one-off concert in...

Art Garfunkel Gave John Lennon Reunion Advice

John Lennon once turned to Art Garfunkel for advice about a possible Beatles reunion in the mid-1970s.Garfunkel had set aside his ongoing feud with Paul Simon for a series of reunion concerts and Lennon wanted...

Paul Simon Can't Wait To Resume Old Friends Tour With Art Garfunkel

Paul Simon can't wait to get back on the road with longtime partner Art Garfunkel, insisting the tour the duo was forced to cut short in 2010 when the Bright Eyes singer fell ill was...

Art Garfunkel Fighting To Get His Voice Back For 2011 Dates

Art Garfunkel has given Simon & Garfunkel fans something to cheer about - he predicts he'll be well enough to hit the road again with PAUL Simon at the end of the year (11).The legendary...

Simon Still Wants To Hit The Road With Garfunkel

PAUL SIMON hopes to reschedule a SIMON & GARFUNKEL tour once his songwriting partner ART GARFUNKEL recovers from problems with his vocal cords.The legendary folk singers were forced to call off their road trip after...

Simon & Garfunkel Cancel Postponed Tour Dates

Legendary folk duo SIMON & GARFUNKEL have cancelled their delayed tour dates to allow ART GARFUNKEL more time to recover from a vocal strain.The duo postponed five Canadian shows on their April (10) tour after...

Simon & Garfunkel Show Up For Central Park Tribute

PAUL SIMON and ART GARFUNKEL thrilled fans at a Central Park, New York tribute concert on Tuesday (08Jun10) by showing up in person to perform with celebrity fans.More than 30 artists including Brendan Benson, Ben...

Simon & Garfunkel Postpone Tour Dates

Legendary folk-rockers SIMON & GARFUNKEL have postponed five Canadian dates on their tour after ART GARFUNKEL suffered a vocal strain.The Bridge Over Troubled Water singers kicked off their trek across North America with a headlining...

Garfunkel In Disabled Row

ART GARFUNKEL has been criticised for allegedly insulting a handicapped fan at a concert. The singer was reading a poem at a show in New York earlier this month (12Mar09) when he stopped midway through and...

Simon & Garfunkel Reunite In New York

PAUL SIMON served up a very special early St. Valentine's Day treat for fans at the New York's Beacon Theatre on Friday (13Feb09) - he brought former partner ART GARFUNKEL onstage with him. Simon and Garfunkel...

Macca To Hold Linda Exhibition

Sir Paul McCartney is to host the first major UK exhibition of photography by his late wife Linda.The former Beatle has been assembling the collection for the last three years and will stage the exhibit...

By on 16 January 2008

Simon + Garfunkel Team Up At Tribute

PAUL SIMON and ART GARFUNKEL reunited for a rare performance on stage at the Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C. last night (23May07) as part of a tribute to singer/songwriter Simon. The duo performed the classics...

Simon And Garfunkel Reunite In Washington

Long-term warring friends Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel performed together onstage in a rare reunion concert in Washington.The pair sang together with a choir during songs from Simon's Graceland album and the musician embraced the...

By on 24 May 2007

Garfunkel Hails Borat Movie

BORAT funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN has an unlikely fan - US folk musician ART GARFUNKEL. The BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER hitmaker can't get enough of the British comedian's controversial comedy BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA...

Garfunkel Wonders At Simon Split

ART GARFUNKEL is still bemused at his long-term split from musical partner PAUL SIMON, because the differences they endured were only minor. Simon and Garfunkel reunited to tour together in 2004, and the BRIDGE OVER...

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