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Obituary: Dan Peek, founding member of band America, dies at 60

Members of the band America are shown about 1972. Clockwise from left are Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell and Dan Peek. From 1972-1977 best known songs are "A Horse with No Name", "Sister Golden Hair" (both of which reached #1), "Ventura Highway", "Tin Man", "Daisy Jane", and "Lonely People".

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I loved this band! America is an English-American folk rock band, composed originally of members Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell, and Dan Peek. They became a musical sensation during 1972, scoring #1 hits and winning a Grammy for best new musical artist. Their recording success was almost entirely throughout the 1970s; some of the band's best known songs are "A Horse with No Name", "Sister Golden Hair" (both of which reached #1), "Ventura Highway", "Tin Man", "Daisy Jane", and "Lonely…

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The real Band of Brothers: Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, US 101st Airborne Division

Since Gatsby lost all his money that he inherited from his family in the war his dream of being with Daisy is shattered forever.He even mentions trying to die during the war , but is given a medal for his bravery and another chance to get Daisy back.

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