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America

Formed: 1967 in London, England
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Dan Peek, Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell
Biography: A light folk-rock act of the early '70s, America had several Top Ten hits, including the number ones "A Horse with No Name" and "Sister Golden Hair." Vocalists/guitarists Dewey Bunnell, Dan Peek, and Gerry Beckley met while they were still in high school in the late '60s; all three were sons of U.S. ...Read full biography
Here & Now
Released: 2007
Label: Burgundy/Sony BMG
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Even during its '70s heyday, soft rock never gained much respect, and of those soft rockers, perhaps no other act received as much disdain as America, a group inspired equally by the folk-rock of Crosby, ...Read full review
Homecoming
Released: 1973
Label: Warner Bros.
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Homecoming, America's finest album, refines and focuses the folk-pop approach found on their debut release. The songs here are tighter and more forthright, with fewer extended solo instrumental sections ...Read full review
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