America release ‘Hearts’ produced by George Martin and featuring ‘Sister Golden Hair’ (1975)

America’s ‘Hearts’ feat. ‘Sister Golden Hair’ is their fifth studio album produced by George Martin and released on March 19, 1975 by Warner Bros.

Track Listing : 1.Daisy Jane (Gerry Beckley) – 03:07 . 2.Half A Man (Dan Peek) – 03:33 . 3.Midnight (Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell) – 02:41 . 4.Bell Tree (Gerry Beckley) – 02:32 . 5.Old Virginia (Dan Peek, Catherine Peek) – 03:28 . 6.People In The Valley (Dewey Bunnell) – 02:43 . 7.Company (Dewey Bunnell) – 03:23 . 8.Woman Tonight (Dan Peek) – 02:19 . 9.The Story Of A Teenager (Gerry Beckley, Dan Peek) – 03:19 . 10.Sister Golden Hair (Gerry Beckley) – 03:16 . 11.Tomorrow (Dan Peek) – 02:48 . 12.Seasons (Dewey Bunnell) – 03:00

Musicians : America – Band . Gerry Beckley – Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards . Dewey Bunnell – Vocals, Guitar . Dan Peek – Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards . David Dickey – Bass . Willie Leacox – Drums, Percussion . George Martin – Keyboards . Clydie King – Background Vocals (9) . Venetta Fields – Background Vocals (9)

Production : Produced By George Martin . Geoff Emerick – Engineer . Mark Guercio – Assistant Engineer

Arrangements : George Martin

Package : Henry Diltz – Photography . Phil Hartman – Art Direction

Recorded January 6 Till 30, 1975 At The Record Plant, Sausalito, California.

Released On March 19, 1975 By Warner Bros..

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RDTEN1 @ RateYourMusic
Continuing their collaboration with producer George Martin, 1976’s “Hearts” (yeah, they were still on the “H” title binge), wasn’t a major change in musical direction for the group. Under Martin’s tutelage, their overall sound continued to morph into a smoother, adult contemporary direction. […]

SuperSeventies
“Old Virginia” and especially “Tomorrow” boast catchy tunes, while “Midnight” fades on an especially pretty George Martin string arrangement. Hearts is better than average radio fare and nothing more. […]

Rolling Stone
The 10 Best George Martin-Produced AlbumsIt produced the classic track “Sister Golden Hair” and brought Martin’s influence and ear for simple pop songs into a new decade and outside of his work with primarily the Beatles. […]

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