Paul Simon

This Day In Music History
May 6th
1964 - The Beach Boys record "All Summer Long." Beginning in February 1964, Brian Wilson began a period of rigorous songwriting. Just weeks later he emerged with songs including "I Get Around", "All Summer Long", "Wendy" …
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April 1st
1965 - The Who recorded an appearance for Top Of The Pops at the Manchester television studio. The band then played a gig supporting Donovan at The Town Hall, Wembley, with Rod Stewart & the Soul Agents appearing at the bottom of the bill.
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March 24th
1966 - Simon and Garfunkel made their UK singles chart debut with 'Homeward Bound.' Simon is said to have written the song at Farnworth railway station, Widnes, England, while stranded overnight waiting for a train.
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March 16th
1968 - The posthumously released Otis Redding single 'Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay', started a five week run at No.1 on the US chart. Otis was killed in a plane crash on 10th December 1967 three days after recording the song.
This Day In Music History
March 10th
1964 - Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel record 'The Sounds Of Silence' as an acoustic duo. It wasn't until record company producers added electric guitar, bass and drums, without the knowledge of Paul and Art