Singer/Songwriter Paul Simon In 1964 he and Art Garfunkel, as the duo Simon & Garfunkel, hit number one on the pop charts with the song Sound of Silence. They continued with 5 albums that all sold gold. After a split in 1970, Simon continued writing songs and took up a solo singing career. His albums include Still Crazy After All These Years, Graceland, and Rhythm of the Saints. His new album is You're the One.