Song Details More songs by America
Don't Cross The River
Don't cross the river if you can't swim the tide
Don't try denyin' livin' on the other side
All your life
You were on your own
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 35 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1973
  • from America's second album, Homecoming (1972)
  • the fourth of eleven Top-40 singles charted on the Hot 100 by America in their career
  • on the record:
         Dan Peek - lead vocals, guitar
         Gerry Beckley - guitar, backing vocals
         Dewey Bunnell - guitar, backing vocals
         Henry Diltz - banjo
         Joe Osborn - bass
         Hal Blaine - drums
  • written by Dan Peek
  • produced by America
  • engineered by Mike Stone
  • recorded at Record Plant, Los Angeles, CA
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