Song of the Day #3,350: ‘Ventura Highway’ – America

America is an interesting case, as they most certainly qualify as yacht rock (or “west coast” music) despite hailing from merry old England.

The London trio was inspired by Los Angeles-based band Crosby, Stills and Nash and chose their band name because, according to Wikipedia, they “did not want anyone to think they were British musicians trying to sound American.” Which is exactly what they were.

Continue reading