Founding Member Of America, Dan Peek Passed Away

Dan Peek, a founding member of the band America, passed away on Sunday at the age of 60.

No word on the cause of death but Peek’s former bandmates, Dewey Bunnell and Gerry Beckley, posted statements on the group’s website.  Dewey said, ”I have never forgotten the good times we spent making that music and learning about life together… His contributions to the music of America have always been present and will last forever.”  Dan, who sang and played guitar, appeared on the band’s hits like “A Horse with No Name” and “Ventura Highway.”

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