America - America (U.S. Edition)
The album went to #1 on the Billboard album chart in the US and stayed there for 5 weeks. It produced two hit singles, "A Horse With No Name" spent three weeks at #1 on the Billboard singles chart in 1972 (it peaked at number 3 on the Adult Contemporary chart), and "I Need You" hit #9 on the Billboard singles chart and #7 on the Adult Contemporary chart.
Several other songs received radio airplay on FM stations playing album tracks, including "Sandman" (long rumored in the US Navy to be about the VQ-2 air squadron formerly based in Rota, Spain) and "Three Roses".
The album was certified platinum by the RIAA for sales in excess of 1 million units in the US.
- Three Roses
- A Horse With No Name
- I Need You
- Rainy Day
- Never Found The Time
- Donkey Jaw
- Pigeon Song
- Gerry Beckley – Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Chimes, Piano
- Dewey Bunnell – Vocals, Guitars
- Dan Peek – Vocals, Guitars, Piano, Bass
- Dave Atwood - Drums
- Ray Cooper - Percussion
- Kim Haworth - Drums
- David Lindley - Electric Guitar