Thought for the Day
“A bad day is when I lie in the bed
and think of things that might have been.”
*Paul Frederic Simon
Born October 13, 1941 Newark, New Jersey
An American singer-songwriter known for his success as part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel. Simon wrote most of the pair’s songs, including three that reached number one on the US singles charts, “The Sound of Silence”, “Mrs. Robinson”, and “Bridge Over Troubled Water”. Besides music, Simon wrote and starred in the film One Trick Pony in 1980 and co-wrote the Broadway musical The Capeman in 1998.
Through his solo and collaborative work, Simon has earned 13 Grammys, including the Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2001, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and in 2006 was selected as one of the “100 People Who Shaped the World” by Time magazine.
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