The Simon And Garfunkel Story

Paul Gambaccini presents two programmes about on the successful musical partnership between Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel.

Episodes

EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
01The Sound Of Silence19991214

In this programme, `The Sound of Silence' becomes a surprise US No 1, and the duo establish themselves with two successful albums and an appearance at the Monterey Pop Festival. Featuring interviews with the duo and their engineer Roy Halee.

02 LASTWhen You Hear It, You'll Love It19991221

The 1968 album `Bookends' was the eagerly awaited follow-up to the hugely successful soundtrack to `The Graduate'. After the release of `Bridge over Troubled Water', tensions led to the duo's dramatic split - just as their last LP became the fastest-selling album in rock history.