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Title: History · America's Greatest Hits
Country: US
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History: America's Greatest Hits is the first greatest hits album by American folk rock trio America, released by Warner Bros. It was a success in the United States, reaching number 3 on the Billboard album chart and being certified multi-platinum by the RIAA. It has also been certified 6 times platinum by ARIA for shipments of 420,000 copies in Australia.

History: America’s Greatest Hits is the first compilation album by American folk rock trio America, released by Warner Bros. Additional Info:, Recorded Date: 1971-75, Released Date: October 24, 1975, Producer: George Martin, More info.

History is America’s greatest hits album, in which all the tracks prior to George Martin’s involvement with the band get a remix in his style. The album title is because the band at the time always named their records starting the letter H. Fun fact: the album cover was done by a then-unknown artist named Phil Hartman, later famous as an actor and comedian, and brother of the group’s then-manager, John Hartmann. History: America’s Greatest Hits Q&A.

Mirroring the cover art depiction of America's dual life in England and the . History: Greatest Hits perfectly spotlights both the polished and layered production of British studio legend George Martin and the West Coast tones of the band's folk-pop style. Featuring the group's many chart toppers from the first half of the '70s, this definitive roundup includes Neil Young-style acoustic sides like "Lonely People," the hippie MOR of "Muskrat Love," and breezy acid rock like "Sandman.

Listen free to America – History: America's Greatest Hits (A Horse With No Name, I Need You and more). A light folk-rock act of the early '70s, America had several Top Ten hits, including the number ones "A Horse with No Name" and "Sister Golden Hair. Dewey Bunnell, Dan Peek, and Gerry Beckley met while they were still in high school in the late '60s; all three were sons of . Air Force officers who were stationed in the .

Live At The Ventura Theather.

America - Dewey, Dan, Gerry. America's status in their namesake nation quickly changed when "A Horse With No Name" reached the top of the charts. It eventually sold more than a million copies and garnered the group a Grammy for Best New Artists of 1972. Their self-titled debut album, containing both their first hit and its Top 10 follow-up, "I Need You" topped the Stateside charts for more than a month

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 A Horse With No Name
Acoustic Guitar [12 String] – Gerry*Acoustic Guitar [6 String], Lead Vocals – Dewey*Bass – Dan*Co-producer – America , Jeff DexterDrums – Kim HaworthEngineer – Robin BlackMixed By [Remixed By] – George MartinPercussion – Ray CooperProducer – Ian SamwellWritten-By – Bunnell*
4:10
A2 I Need You
Acoustic Guitar [6 String] – Dewey*Co-producer – America , Jeff DexterDrums – Dave AtwoodElectric Guitar [Electric 12 String] – Dan*Engineer – Ken ScottMixed By [Remixed By] – George MartinPiano, Bass, Lead Vocals – Gerry*Producer – Ian SamwellWritten-By – Beckley*
3:04
A3 Sandman
Acoustic Guitar [12 String], Electric Guitar [Electric 6 String Lead] – Dan*Acoustic Guitar [6 String Rhythm], Acoustic Guitar [6 String Lead], Lead Vocals – Dewey*Bass – Gerry*Co-producer – America , Jeff DexterDrums – Dave AtwoodEngineer – Ken ScottMixed By [Remixed By] – George MartinProducer – Ian SamwellWritten-By – Bunnell*
5:03
A4 Ventura Highway
Bass – Joe OsbornEngineer – Mike StoneEngineer [Assistant] – Chuck LearyGuitar, Piano, Producer – America Mixed By [Remixed By] – George MartinPercussion, Drums – Hal BlaineWritten-By – Bunnell*
3:32
A5 Don't Cross The River
Banjo – Henry DiltzBass – Joe OsbornEngineer – Mike StoneEngineer [Assistant] – Chuck LearyGuitar, Piano, Producer – America Mixed By [Remixed By] – George MartinWritten-By – Peek*
2:30
A6 Only In Your Heart
Bass – Joe OsbornEngineer – Mike StoneEngineer [Assistant] – Chuck LearyGuitar, Piano, Producer – America Mixed By [Remixed By] – George MartinPercussion, Drums – Hal BlaineWritten-By – Beckley*
3:16
B1 Muskrat Love
Bass – David DickeyCongas – Chester McCracken*Engineer – Michael Stone*Engineer [Assistant] – Lee KieferInstruments [All Other Instruments], Vocals, Producer – America Mixed By [Remixed By] – George MartinWritten-By – Ramsey*
3:02
B2 Tin Man
Bass, Keyboards, Guitar – America Engineer – Geoff EmerickPercussion, Drums – Willie LeacoxProducer, Arranged By – George MartinTechnician, Tape [Tape Operator] – Peter HendersonWritten-By – Bunnell*
3:25
B3 Lonely People
Bass, Keyboards, Guitar – America Engineer – Geoff EmerickPercussion, Drums – Willie LeacoxProducer, Arranged By – George MartinTechnician, Tape [Tape Operator] – Peter HendersonWritten-By – Peek*, Peek*
2:27
B4 Sister Golden Hair
Bass – David DickeyEngineer – Geoff EmerickEngineer [Assistant] – Tom Anderson Instruments [All Other Instruments], Vocals – America Percussion, Drums – Willie LeacoxProducer, Arranged By – George MartinWritten-By – Beckley*
3:16
B5 Daisy Jane
Bass – David DickeyEngineer – Geoff EmerickEngineer [Assistant] – Tom Anderson Instruments [All Other Instruments], Vocals – America Percussion, Drums – Willie LeacoxProducer, Arranged By – George MartinWritten-By – Beckley*
3:07
B6 Woman Tonight
Bass – David DickeyEngineer – Geoff EmerickEngineer [Assistant] – Tom Anderson Percussion, Drums – Willie LeacoxProducer, Arranged By – George MartinVocals [Female Singers] – Clydie King, Jessica Smith, Venetta FieldsWritten-By – Peek*
2:19

Credits

  • Art Direction – Ed Thrasher
  • Compilation Producer – George Martin
  • Design [Cover] – Phil Hartmann*
  • Performer – Dan Peek, Dewey Bunnell, Gerry Beckley

Notes

1st & 2nd Category - sleeve back & spine
3rd Category: - labels

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Etched Side A runout): R/S Alsdorf 56169 A2 Z Strawberry (C)
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched Side B runout): R/S Alsdorf 56169 B4 X GB Strawberry (C)
  • Label Code: LC 0392
  • Price Code: Ⓩ
  • Price Code (France): WE 341

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BS 2894 America History · America's Greatest Hits ‎(LP, Comp) Warner Bros. Records BS 2894 US 1975
W 56169 America History · America's Greatest Hits ‎(LP, Comp, RE) Warner Bros. Records W 56169 Italy Unknown
SB-3140 America History - America's Greatest Hits ‎(LP, Comp) 山水 SB-3140 Taiwan Unknown
W2 3110, 540823T America History - America's Greatest Hits ‎(CD, Comp, Club) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records W2 3110, 540823T Canada 1996
K456169 America History - America's Greatest Hits ‎(Cass, Comp) Warner Bros. Records K456169 UK 1975

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 A Horse With No Name
Acoustic Guitar [12 String] – Gerry*Acoustic Guitar [6 String], Lead Vocals – Dewey*Bass – Dan*Co-producer – America , Jeff DexterDrums – Kim HaworthEngineer – Robin BlackMixed By [Remixed By] – George MartinPercussion – Ray CooperProducer – Ian SamwellWritten-By – Bunnell*
4:10
A2 I Need You
Acoustic Guitar [6 String] – Dewey*Co-producer – America , Jeff DexterDrums – Dave AtwoodElectric Guitar [Electric 12 String] – Dan*Engineer – Ken ScottMixed By [Remixed By] – George MartinPiano, Bass, Lead Vocals – Gerry*Producer – Ian SamwellWritten-By – Beckley*
3:04
A3 Sandman
Acoustic Guitar [12 String], Electric Guitar [Electric 6 String Lead] – Dan*Acoustic Guitar [6 String Rhythm], Acoustic Guitar [6 String Lead], Lead Vocals – Dewey*Bass – Gerry*Co-producer – America , Jeff DexterDrums – Dave AtwoodEngineer – Ken ScottMixed By [Remixed By] – George MartinProducer – Ian SamwellWritten-By – Bunnell*
5:03
A4 Ventura Highway
Bass – Joe OsbornEngineer – Mike StoneEngineer [Assistant] – Chuck LearyGuitar, Piano, Producer – America Mixed By [Remixed By] – George MartinPercussion, Drums – Hal BlaineWritten-By – Bunnell*
3:32
A5 Don't Cross The River
Banjo – Henry DiltzBass – Joe OsbornEngineer – Mike StoneEngineer [Assistant] – Chuck LearyGuitar, Piano, Producer – America Mixed By [Remixed By] – George MartinWritten-By – Peek*
2:30
A6 Only In Your Heart
Bass – Joe OsbornEngineer – Mike StoneEngineer [Assistant] – Chuck LearyGuitar, Piano, Producer – America Mixed By [Remixed By] – George MartinPercussion, Drums – Hal BlaineWritten-By – Beckley*
3:16
B1 Muskrat Love
Bass – David DickeyCongas – Chester McCracken*Engineer – Michael Stone*Engineer [Assistant] – Lee KieferInstruments [All Other Instruments], Vocals, Producer – America Mixed By [Remixed By] – George MartinWritten-By – Ramsey*
3:02
B2 Tin Man
Bass, Keyboards, Guitar – America Engineer – Geoff EmerickPercussion, Drums – Willie LeacoxProducer, Arranged By – George MartinTechnician, Tape [Tape Operator] – Peter HendersonWritten-By – Bunnell*
3:25
B3 Lonely People
Bass, Keyboards, Guitar – America Engineer – Geoff EmerickPercussion, Drums – Willie LeacoxProducer, Arranged By – George MartinTechnician, Tape [Tape Operator] – Peter HendersonWritten-By – Peek*, Peek*
2:27
B4 Sister Golden Hair
Bass – David DickeyEngineer – Geoff EmerickEngineer [Assistant] – Tom Anderson Instruments [All Other Instruments], Vocals – America Percussion, Drums – Willie LeacoxProducer, Arranged By – George MartinWritten-By – Beckley*
3:16
B5 Daisy Jane
Bass – David DickeyEngineer – Geoff EmerickEngineer [Assistant] – Tom Anderson Instruments [All Other Instruments], Vocals – America Percussion, Drums – Willie LeacoxProducer, Arranged By – George MartinWritten-By – Beckley*
3:07
B6 Woman Tonight
Bass – David DickeyEngineer – Geoff EmerickEngineer [Assistant] – Tom Anderson Percussion, Drums – Willie LeacoxProducer, Arranged By – George MartinVocals [Female Singers] – Clydie King, Jessica Smith, Venetta FieldsWritten-By – Peek*
2:19

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Warner Bros. Music
  • Copyright (c) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Made By – WEA Musik GmbH
  • Pressed By – Record Service Alsdorf

Credits

  • Art Direction – Ed Thrasher
  • Compilation Producer – George Martin
  • Design [Cover] – Phil Hartmann*
  • Performer – Dan Peek, Dewey Bunnell, Gerry Beckley

Notes

Includes an inner sleeve with lyrics.

Originally released in 1975.

Old cat. # written in brackets on the cover's back and spine: (BS 2894)

UK issue, made in Germany. No Rights Society credits on the labels.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Label Code: LC 0392
  • Rights Society: none
  • Price Code: Z
  • Price Code: France: WE 321
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, A-side, stamped): R / S Alsdorf 56169 A2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, B-side, stamped): R / S Alsdorf 56169 B4
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, A & B-side, etched): XX

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BS 2894 America History · America's Greatest Hits ‎(LP, Comp) Warner Bros. Records BS 2894 US 1975
W 56169 America History · America's Greatest Hits ‎(LP, Comp, RE) Warner Bros. Records W 56169 Italy Unknown
SB-3140 America History - America's Greatest Hits ‎(LP, Comp) 山水 SB-3140 Taiwan Unknown
W2 3110, 540823T America History - America's Greatest Hits ‎(CD, Comp, Club) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records W2 3110, 540823T Canada 1996
K456169 America History - America's Greatest Hits ‎(Cass, Comp) Warner Bros. Records K456169 UK 1975


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