MELLOW GOLD

Do hard drugs lead to hard rock? And, conversely, do soft drugs lead to soft rock? Far be it for Folio Weekly to advocate the abuse of drugs, but if the latter is true, America are the veritable William S. Burroughs of light rock. Now celebrating their 45th anniversary, in the ’70s these kingpins of mellow music topped the charts with tunes like “A Horse with No Name,” “Ventura Highway,” “Lonely People,” and “Sister Golden Hair.” In recent years, the band, featuring founding members Dewey Bunnell and Gerry Beckley, has recorded with America fans like Ryan Adams and members of My Morning Jacket. 

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october, 2021

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