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America Lyrics By Simon Garfunkel


    let us be lovers we’ll marry our fortunes together
    i’ve got some real estate here in my bag
    so we bought a pack of cigarettes and mrs wagner pies
    and walked off to look for america

    kathy i said as we boarded a greyhound in pittsburgh
    michigan seems like a dream to me now
    it took me four days to hitchhike from saginaw
    i’ve gone to look for america

    laughing on the bus
    playing games with the faces
    she said the man in the gabardine suit was a spy
    i said be careful his bowtie is really a camera

    toss me a cigarette i think there’s one in my raincoat
    we smoked the last one an hour ago
    so i looked at the scenery she read her magazine
    and the moon rose over an open field

    kathy i’m lost i said though i knew she was sleeping
    i’m empty and aching and i don’t know why
    counting the cars on the new jersey turnpike
    they’ve all come to look for america
    all come to look for america
    all come to look for america

    Artist: Simon Garfunkel

    Year: 1972

    Decade: 70s

    Language: en

    Word Count: 102