Art Garfunkel and Paul Simon performing at Wembley Studios  (Photo by Ivan Keeman/Redferns)

Did Simon & Garfunkel invent “Folk Rock”?

Who started Folk Rock? One standout candidate is Simon & Garfunkel. However, there’s a case to be made that the British contribution is a legitimate one.

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