1970 – Simon and Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water” entered the UK album

Simon and Garfunkel

1970 – Simon and Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water” entered the UK album chart at number 1, where it would stay for 12 consecutive weeks. It would return to the top seven times, spending a total of 41 weeks there over the next two years. In the US, the LP spent 10 weeks at number 1 on the strength of three top 10 singles and was the number 7 album of the decade in America.

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