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Rock Flashback: Fathers And Their Famous Musician Sons

92531709 Rock Flashback: Fathers And Their Famous Musician Sons

Art Garfunkel and Paul Simon (Photo Credit: Getty Images )

Like many European Jews in the 1930s, Louis Simon emigrated to escape the Nazis. He had been a professional musician in Hungary; in America he became a bandleader on several radio shows. When [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Paul Simon[/lastfm] wrote his first song at the age of 12 or 13, it was his father who wrote out the words and chords so that Simon could teach it to his friend, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Art Garfunkel[/lastfm].


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