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2001 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Paul Simon

Paul Simon

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  • Year:
    2001
  • Inducted by:
    Marc Anthony
  • Category:
    Performers
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Hall of Fame Essay

2001

Anthony DeCurtis

Paul Simon has always been quick to point out that his public career as the songwriting half of Simon and Garfunkel essentially lasted six years, from the release of Wednesday Morning,  3 A.M. in 1964 to the valedictory of Bridge Over Troubled Water in 1970.

The work Simon and Garfunkel did during those years will always loom large in the history of popular music, and it is why the two men were elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.

I’ll call him my mentor, I’ll call him my hero

Marc Anthony

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