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America (band)

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America is a light rock band, most popular in the early 1970s and now best known for their #1 hit "A Horse With No Name".

Members include: Dewey Bunnell and Dan Peek.

The group's third album Hat Trick was a relative failure, but their fourth album Holiday (with new producer George Martin) became a hit. The next album Hearts featured "Sister Golden Hair," the band's second #1 single in the US. But then Hideaway marked the beginning of America's decline. Dan Peek left the group. The remaining duo produced a few more albums throughout the 1970s and 1980s to little fanfare, but had one more significant hit, "You Can Do Magic", in 1982.

Later on his post-America career Dan Peek became a born again Christian and released some marginally selling albums.

Discography

  • America - 1972
  • America in Concert Live - 1973
  • Homecoming - 1973
  • Hat Trick - 1973
  • Holiday - 1974
  • Hearts - 1975
  • Hideaway - 1976
  • America Live - 1977
  • Harbor - 1977
  • Silent Lhhhhetter - 1979
  • Alibi - 1980
  • A View from the Ground - 1982
  • The Last Unicorn (movie soundtrack) - 1982
  • Your Move - 1983
  • Perspective - 1984
  • In Concert - 1990
  • Ventura Highway & Other Favorites - 1992
  • Hourglass - 1994
  • King Biscuit Flower Hour - 1996
  • Human Nature - 1998
  • Live (album) - 1999
  • Hits You Remember Live - 2001
  • Holiday Harmony - 2002
  • Horse with No Name - 2002de:America (Band)
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