Simon and Garfunkel

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The 100 greatest UK No 1s: 100-1
Look back on our complete countdown of the greatest UK No 1s, from the Beatles to Baby D, and So Solid Crew to Suzi Quatro

Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Alexis Petridis and Laura Snapes

05, Jun, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Why playlists are getting me through anxious times
New technologies are helping us reach out to one another in these troubled times. And what doesn’t make the list is just as important as what does

Caspar Llewellyn Smith

27, Mar, 2020 @2:30 PM

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Joy Division is perfect for the Covid-19 crisis
Brief letters: JD Wetherspoon | Joy Division | Simon and Garfunkel | Shy and socially distant | Baby boom

Letters

25, Mar, 2020 @7:20 PM

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The five stages of a rock reunion - from Shiiine On to supporting Hard-Fi
The band are back together! But what happens next? Whether it’s the Streets, the Libertines or the Sex Pistols, there are predictable chapters to the comeback

Gavin Newsham

06, Nov, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Stool samples: a history of chairs in pop, from Westlife to Britney
To mark the return of the key change-loving Irish balladeers, here’s a celebration of music’s most comfortable accessory

Hannah Verdier

30, Oct, 2018 @9:00 AM

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The 10 best Paul Simon albums – ranked!
As the singer plays his last ever UK shows this week, we rank his greatest albums, from 1965’s Paul Simon Songbook to 2016’s Stranger to Stranger

Alexandra Pollard

13, Jul, 2018 @6:30 AM

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Paul Simon announces farewell shows
The 76-year-old musician will retire from live performance with a Homeward Bound tour that takes in Europe and the US

Rachel Aroesti

05, Feb, 2018 @4:36 PM

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Readers recommend playlist: songs featuring echoes
This week’s reader has listened – and listened again – to your suggestions to produce a list including Cocteau Twins, Queen and Tom Petty

Chaz Cozens

12, Oct, 2017 @11:00 AM

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Charity single for Grenfell Tower released as Simon Cowell donates £100,000
The cover version of Bridge Over Troubled Water, featuring Stormzy, Rita Ora, Robbie Williams and more, will raise money for survivors of the devastating fire – some who appear in a choir on the track

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

21, Jun, 2017 @2:19 PM

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Simon and Garfunkel – 10 of the best
Their friendship hit troubled waters at the height of their fame, but from The Sound of Silence to Mrs Robinson they created some of the most memorable music in the pop canon

Alexandra Pollard

08, Feb, 2017 @11:00 AM

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A hippy song for a political ad? Only Bernie Sanders can pull that off | Alexander Zaitchik
1960s ads possess a powerful charge – one that makes them tricky to ride. You have to come from the hippy paradise of Vermont to not look ridiculous

Alexander Zaitchik

27, Jan, 2016 @4:15 PM

Readers suggest the 10 best namechecks in songs
Last week we brought you our 10 best namechecks in songs. Here we present your thoughts on recordings that should have made the list

Rivkah Brown

17, Sep, 2015 @11:00 AM

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