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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 06 Feb 2012
  • Address:
    6786 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 567th
    Monthly Average: 567th
  • Notes: Selected for 2012

America

Next star: Dick Enberg
Previous star: Al Jolson

Biography

America's Debut Album Cover (1971)

America is a rock band, formed in England in 1970 by multi-instrumentalists Dewey Bunnell, Dan Peek, and Gerry Beckley. The trio first met as sons of U.S. Air Force personnel stationed in London, where they began performing live.

Fact file

  • Origin: London, England
  • Genres: Rock, folk rock, soft rock, pop rock
  • Years active: 1970–present
  • Labels: Warner Bros., Capitol, Burgundy
  • Website: Official Website
  • Members: Gerry Beckley Dewey Bunnell
  • Past members: Dan Peek

Read more about America at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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