Saturday, June 6, 2015

Collaborations that went sour: Art Garfunkel and Paul Simon

A recent interview in The Telegraph sheds light on how a wonderful collaboration can be remembered with bitterness if one collaborator feels overshadowed by the other. In this case, Art Garfunkel complains about the songwriter singer Paul Simon, with whom he became famous when they, and I, were young...

Art Garfunkel on Paul Simon: 'I created a monster' -- Forty-five years after Simon & Garfunkel split up, the singer is still consumed with bitterness

Every unhappy collaboration is different, but you see these things in academia too from time to time.

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