Simon & Garfunkel recorded “The Sound of Silence” in New York

The song was written by Paul Simon over several months in 1963 and 1964. A studio audition led to the duo Simon & Garfunkel signing a record deal with Columbia Records, and the song was recorded in March 1964 at Columbia Studios in New York City. Released on October 19, 1964, the album was a commercial failure […]