Singer-songwriter-producer Paul Frederic Simon was born in Newark, New Jersey on October 13, 1941..During his distinguished career, Simon has been the recipient of many honors and awards including 12 Grammy Awards, three of which (”Bridge Over Troubled Water”, “Still Crazy After All These Years” and “Graceland”) were albums of the year. In 2003 he was given a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award for his work as half of the duo Simon and Garfunkel. He is a member of The Songwriters Hall of Fame, a recipient of their Johnny Mercer Award and is in the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Simon and Garfunkel and as a solo artist. His song “Mrs. Robinson” from the motion picture “The Graduate” was named in the top ten of The American Film Institute’s 100 Years 100 Songs.
AJC photographer Robb Cohen covered the event with his camera. Check out the 15-photo online gallery. How did you like the concert? What is your favorite Paul Simon or Simon & Garfunkel song(s)?