Art Garfunkel, 71 years old and still reeling decades later from the breakup of the musical act that made him a household name, is now saying that one of the reasons Simon & Garfunkel broke up was because of Mike Nichols' 1970 film adaptation of Joseph Heller's "Catch-22."Why don't Simon and Garfunkel get along?
Garfunkel was also bitter towards Simon's need for a solo career and called Simon an "idiot" and a "jerk" in a 2015 interview with The Telegraph, adding that Simon threw away the peak of their duo career in favor of signing solo. Of course, there are two sides to every story, and Garfunkel did things to make Simon mad as well.Did Simon and Garfunkel break up?
Fans of the classic folk-rock duo, Simon and Garfunkel never got over the split between the two. Even though both the singers toured together after their breakup in 1970, it was never the same for fans. Many are still not sure why their partnership was terminated after the release of their fifth and final album, Bridge over Troubled Water.Were Simon and Garfunkel lovers?
Simon and Garfunkel had a very tense relationship, and they broke up in 1970. But when the duo reunited for a 1981 Central Park free concert, it drew half a million people. The Concert in Central Park was such a phenomenal success that Simon and Garfunkel planned a subsequent tour in 1982. However, that tour was cancelled.