This Day in Jewish History Simon and Garfunkel Perform on 'American Bandstand'

At 16 years old, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel, then known as "Tom and Jerry" played their hit song "Hey, School Girl" on national TV.

On November 22, 1957, the American pop duo Tom and Jerry performed its hit song “Hey, Schoolgirl” on the TV show “American Bandstand.” The pair  was well-placed to write and perform the song, a flirtatious advance to a female classmate that sold 100,000 copies that autumn (“Hey, schoolgirl in the second row/The teacher's lookin' over/ So I got to whisper way down low /To say, "Who bop a loo chi bop,...