The Band America -- From the 70's to Today

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  • All Three Band Members Attended HS Togehter in London, England

    All Three Band Members Attended HS Togehter in London, England
    For Wikipedia Site and Info Click Here!The three met after playing in two different bands in high school. Dan Peek, Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell were are sons of American Servicemen and British Women. After starting acrossed the ocean, eventually California called them home to America!
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    America - 1970's to Today

  • First Major Gig Warming up for Elton John and The Who

  • Released First Album

    Released First Album
  • First Big Hit Released with a Different Name

    "A Horse with No Name" was orginally released as the "Desert Song." The name was later changed and added to their first album for release in the States. The re-released album quickly went Plantinum!
  • First Album Released with Only Moderate Success

    First Album Released with Only Moderate Success
  • "I Need You" and "Ventura Highway" off Homecoming Album are Top 10 HIts

    "I Need You" and "Ventura Highway" off Homecoming Album are Top 10 HIts
  • Second Album "Homecoming" was Released

  • America Wins Grammy Award for Best New Artist for 1972

    America won over the Eagles, Harry Chapin and Loggins and Messina!
  • "Muskrat Love" off Third Album was a Top Hit

  • Dan Peek Quits the Band

    After years of life in the fast lane, Dan Peek decided to find God and slow down....in a solo career in which he reached out to Pat Boone!
  • "You Can Do Magic" A Top Hit for Beckley and Bunnell

  • America Continues to Make Music and Tour

    American plays over a 100 shows a year to this day!!!!
  • Purchase America's Music

    Purchase America's Music
  • Dan Peek Passes Away

  • America Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

  • America Will Play in Paducah, KY on March 2, 2012

    America Will Play in Paducah, KY on March 2, 2012
    I am hoping to attend!!!!