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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 06 Feb 2012
  • Address:
    6786 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 616th
    Monthly Average: 505th
  • Notes: Selected for 2012

America

Next star: Dick Enberg
Previous star: Al Jolson

Biography

America's Debut Album Cover (1971)

America is an American rock band that was formed in London in 1970 by Dewey Bunnell, Dan Peek, and Gerry Beckley. The trio met as sons of US Air Force personnel stationed in London, where they began performing live.

Fact file

  • Origin: London, England
  • Genres: Soft rockfolk rockpop rock
  • Years active: 1970–present
  • Labels: Warner Bros., Capitol, Burgundy
  • Website: venturahighway.com
  • Members: Dewey BunnellGerry Beckley
  • Past members: Dan Peek

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

In the news

Harry Styles
Variety, 2019-12-10 23:01:25
Harry Styles announced Tuesday he is partnering with American Express to give away tickets to his concert at the Forum in Los Angeles on Friday — on a special custom bus. At the show, “Harry Styles Fine Line Live: One Night Only!,” the singer is expected to perform his entire ...

Jordan Peele's 'Us' is the best picture of 2019, says African American Film Critics Assn.
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-12-10 20:10:26
Jordan Peele's horror movie "Us" swept the top categories at the African American Film Critics Assn. awards, taking best picture, director and actress for Lupita Nyong'o. The Eddie Murphy comedy "Dolemite Is My Name" and A24's "Waves" also were recognized.

davemcnaryvariety
Variety, 2019-12-10 19:55:39
The Writers Guild of America revealed Tuesday that although employment numbers are rising for members, compensation is dramatically behind. “While record numbers of members are currently employed, individual writer compensation is not where it should be, with too many members working at or close to minimum,” the WGA West told ...

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