Midday Open Thread: Simon & Garfunkel's 'America' By Susie Madrak Share Share on facebookShare Share on twitterShare Share on redditShare Share on sharethis 7/02/14 10:00am Click here for reuse options! I was surprised to read in Penny Marshall's autobiography that she and Carrie Fisher talked them into doing this show. Neither Simon nor Garfunkel really wanted to do it. What songs say America to you? Click here for reuse options!