Founding member of the band America, Gerry Beckley is known for writing and singing many memorable songs. Here are 10 albums that influenced his life.
Goldmine‘s October 2016 issue, which includes interviews with Kiefer Sutherland, Graham Nash, Donovan, Mick Fleetwood, Meat Loaf, Blackfoot, America, Foghat and Mungo Jerry is on sale now until October 17 at select record shops and Barnes & Noble stores.
Music Hall of Fame from Goldmine Magazine inducts 24th group, featuring Billy Idol and Ozzy Osbourne, Supertramp and America, and Sonny & Cher plus Peter, Paul & Mary and more
Duo’s new release, ‘Back Pages,’ features a dozen songs they wish they’d written
The Monkees received plenty of support for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Farewell to musicians and industry innovators including Billy Grammer, Jani Lane, Marshall Grant, Gene McDaniels, Delois Barrett Campbell, Dan Peek, Frank Foster, Gil Bernal, Joy Arroyo and Frank Martin
Upcoming album includes cover versions of songs by The Zombies, Bob Dylan, Buffalo Springfield and others
Overlooked by most critics, America has been pleasing a large number of fans for years
As the band America crisscrosses the United States in celebration of its 40th anniversary, one-third of that original trio — Dan Peek — remains a semi-retired musician.