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Old 07-26-2011, 10:57 PM
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Dan Peek, Co-Founder of 70s Band "America" Dies at 60

This made me very sad. My best friend and I have been America fans since 1971. We always hoped all three of them would get back together again for another concert at some point.

RIP Dan

http://www.kansascity.com/2011/07/26...#ixzz1TGpMVPrp
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Old 07-27-2011, 01:53 AM
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Now that is sad news! What a great group, I have such good memories of their music...

RIP indeed!
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Old 07-27-2011, 01:56 AM
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Peek wrote the hit song “Lonely People” for America. He left the band in 1977 to pursue a career in Christian music. Former band mate and friend, Dewey Bunnel commented about the death of Peek on his website: “I am so sorry to learn on Dans passing. Dan, along with Gerry [Beckley] and myself formed the band America as teenagers after being great friends in high school during the late 60’s. It was a joyous time for the three of us full of excitement and laughter.”<snipped>

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I loved "A Horse with No Name" and "Ventura Highway"!!

RIP Dan Peek!! You rocked!

PS. How could I forget "Lonely People"!!
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Funeral arrangements are now set for Dan Peek, a founding member of the band America.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday and from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday at Cozean Memorial Chapel in Farmington, (MO). The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Farmington Presbyterian Church.

http://www.usatoday.com/life/music/n...-funeral_n.htm

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