Song Details More songs by America
A Horse With No Name
I've been through the desert on a horse with no name
It felt good to be out of the rain
In the desert, you can't remember your name
'Cause there ain't no one for to give you no pain
Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1972 for three weeks
  • peaked at No. 3 on the UK Singles chart in 1972
  • RIAA certified Gold record
  • from America's debut album, America (1971)
  • the debut single from America and their biggest hit
  • originally titled “Desert Song”
  • on the record:
           Dewey Bunnell- lead vocal, acoustic guitar
           Gerry Beckley- 12-string acoustic guitar, backing vocal
           Dan Peek- bass, backing vocal
           Ray Cooper- percussion
           Kim Haworth- drums
  • written by Dewey Bunnell
  • produced by Ian Samwell
  • recorded at Morgan Sound Studios, London, England
  • Warner Bros Records label

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