Simon, Garfunkel in Surprise Reunion

Famous duo pair up again in Manhattan concert as mayor applauds
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 16, 2009 4:36 AM CST
Simon, Garfunkel in Surprise Reunion
Paul Simon performs at the Beacon Theatre in New York after a seven month, $16 million dollar restoration.   (AP Photo/Dave Allocca, StarPix)

Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel appeared together in a surprise reunion at a Manhattan weekend concert, Reuters reports. It was only the third time the famous duo, now both 67, have performed together since a 2004 reunion tour. Garfunkel appeared on stage to sing The Sound of Silence, The Boxer and Old Friends during the encore of Simon's concert at the restored Beacon Theatre, where the audience included Mayor Bloomberg, Paul McCartney and Jon Bon Jovi.
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