Tuesday, 20 June 2017
America - The Definitive America (2001 Rhino, Warner Bros.) Flac & mp3@320
The trio America (vocalists/guitarists Dewey Bunnell, Gerry Beckley, and Dan Peek) approximated the 1970s California pop folk sound so well that when their first single "A Horse With No Name" appeared on the radio waves in the fall of 1972, many listeners assumed it was a song by Neil Young. Ironically, "Horse" knocked Young's own "Heart of Gold" out of the Number One slot that year and jump-started America's career as a sort of lighter and less-filling version of Crosby, Stills Nash & Young. All three members of the group were competent and accessible songwriters, and their easy harmonies brought America several big hits throughout the '70s, including two produced by Beatles-producer George Martin, "Tin Man" and "Lonely People."
No need to say something about these big sellers of the seventies. Real good songwriters by the way...And who don't like America from time to time. Be honest to yourself :-)
Real good band with great songs.
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