Dewey Bunnell

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Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Dewey Bunnell was born on January 19, 1952 in Harrogate, Yorkshire, England. His father was an American serviceman stationed in England. Bunnell met fellow musicians Gerry Beckley and Dan Peek in high school. The trio formed the folk-rock group America in 1969. The band released their first album in 1971 and have ... See full bio »

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The Nice Guys Soundtrack
Drive Angry Soundtrack
Air America Soundtrack
We Are Marshall Soundtrack


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 2004 America in Concert: Live at the Sydney Opera House (Video)
Lead Vocals - Guitar
 1982 The Last Unicorn
The 2nd Balladeer (voice, uncredited)
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TV commercial: Time-Life Music's "Singers and Songwriters" CD collection.

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I wanted to capture the imagery of the desert, because I was sitting in this room in England, and it was rainy. The rain was starting to get to us, and I wanted to capture the desert and the heat and the dryness. I had spent a good deal of time poking around in the high desert with my brother when we lived at Vandenberg Air Force Base [in California]. And we'd drive through Arizona and New Mexico... See more »


His favorite songs are "Jumpin' Jack Flash" by The Rolling Stones, "Born To Be Wild" by Steppenwolf, "All Along The Watchtower" by Jimi Hendrix, "Life In The Fast Lane" by Eagles and "The Boxer" by Simon & Garfunkel. (Source: BBC Radio 2 "Tracks of My Years"). See more »

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