America

Simon & Garfunkel

credits


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Mark Richardson, Dante Smith, Charles Stewart, Kanaan Warsame
album: Track 3 in album Bookends
release date: 1968-4-3
popularity : 32 users have visited this page.
length: 3:36
producer: Art Garfunkel, Roy Halee and Paul Simon
recorded by: Roy Halee
assistant producer: Bob Johnston
composer: Paul Simon
lyricist: Paul Simon

Album Information

label: Columbia
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Simon & Garfunkel Bookends cover art

Lyrics

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Let us be lovers, we'll marry our fortunes together
So we bought a pack of cigarettes and Mrs. Wagner's pies
Cathy I said as we boarded a Greyhound in Pittsburgh
It took me four days to hitchhike from Saginaw

She said the man in the gabardine suit was a spy
Toss me a cigarette I think there's one in my raincoat
So I looked at the scenery
And the moon rose over an open field
Cathy I'm lost I said though I knew she was sleeping
Counting the cars on the New Jersey Turnpike
All come to look for America

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Bookends Theme
  • 2 Save the Life of My Child
  • 3 America
  • 4 Overs
  • 5 Voices of Old People
  • 6 Old Friends
  • 7 Bookends Theme
  • 8 Fakin’ It
  • 9 Punky’s Dilemma
  • 10 Mrs. Robinson
  • 11 A Hazy Shade of Winter
  • 12 At the Zoo