The year 2015 marks the 45th Anniversary of perennial classic-rock favorite, America. Founding members, Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell (along with former band mate Dan Peek) harmonized their way to the top of the charts on the strength of their signature song A Horse With No Name. America became a global household name and paved the way with an impressive string of hits including I Need You, Ventura Highway, Don't Cross The River, Tin Man, and Lonely People to name a few.
Multiple Grammy award winner as the lead vocalist and songwriter for Dire Straits, Mark Knopfler has released seven solo albums as well as recording Neck And Neck with one of his guitar heroes, Chet Atkins and collaborated with Emmylou Harris on All The Roadrunning. He has created soundtracks for Local Hero and The Princess Bride and is currently working on a new film, Altamira. In addition to producing his own records Knopfler has also produced albums for Bob Dylan and Randy Newman amongst others.
Blues legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Buddy Guy, has an incredible career that spans over 50 years with just as many albums released. The recent recipient of the 2015 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award has been a major influence to some of the most notable musicians of his generation including Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page and Stevie Ray Vaughan.