ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dan Peek, a founding member of the popular 1970s band
America and singer of high harmonies on hits that included “A Horse With No
Name” and “Ventura Highway,” has died, his father Milton said Tuesday. He
Peek’s wife, Catherine, found him dead Sunday in bed in his home in Farmington,
Mo., about 60 miles southwest of St. Louis. The cause of death was not known,
and an autopsy was planned.