LOS ANGELES:- Bridge Over Troubled Water’ musician paul simon is retiring from live music after a career spanning 50 years, and he has announced a farewell tour to say goodbye to his fans. paul simon has announced a ‘Farewell Tour’ and confirmed he will retire from work as a touring musician this summer. The ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ singer has had an illustrious career including 18 studio albums - five of which were recorded with fellow musician Art Garfunkel - and 12 Grammy Awards. In a touching statement, simon , 76, has revealed he sees the upcoming shows as a natural end’’ to his time on the road, citing the difficulties of being away from his family as a big part of a his decision.