Wednesday, May 4, 2011
AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL...MUSIC
America is an English-American folk rock band, composed originally of members Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell, and Dan Peek. They became a musical sensation during 1972, scoring #1 hits and winning a Grammy for best new musical artist.
Their recording success was almost entirely throughout the 1970s; some of the band's best known songs are "A Horse with No Name", "Sister Golden Hair" (both of which reached #1), "Ventura Highway", "Tin Man", "Daisy Jane", and "Lonely People".