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FlinterFile: America- California Dreamin’

The movie California Dreaming was released in 1979. Read the rest of this entry


FlinterFile: America- Sister Golden Hair


In 1975, America released its fifth album, Hearts. The song Sister Golden Hair, however, was older. Read the rest of this entry

Song of the day: Razorlight- America

razorlight america

In 2006, Johnny Borrell and Andy Burrows wrote the song America. They got an idea from a Billy Joel record with a drumbeat, and Johnny Borrell wanted to have a song with some sort of a drumbeat like that song. Since they were in America, the song idea was inspired by that. It would chart at number 1 in the UK, and strangely enough, it didn’t reach the charts in the US… Enjoy

Razorlight- America

Song of the day: America- A Horse With No Name


Some songs are just absolutely brilliant! If there is one song with a brilliant songtext, this song makes a big chance. It’s a splendid example of a journey, made by someone with a horse in the desert. Not that there are many of them, but this one would be the best. The text is simply the best example of irony. Why would you need a horse WITH a name in the desert? Does it make more sense that he has a name?


America- A Horse With No Name