Counting the cars on the New Jersey Turnpike/They've all gone to look for America. -- Paul Simon
July 2, 2014

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.

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