This great live album, recorded in 2005 at the Majestic Ventura Theatre, Ventura, California, includes not only a half-dozen of their famous hits, but America also have invited Andrew Gold and Stephen Bishop on the stage, which in turn some of their Smash Hits gave the best. In 1972, the trio America was discovered as a musical Phänoment and took a hit after the other out, shortly after they received the Grammy Award for Best Artist. "A Horse with No Name" in 1972 to the worldwide hit, selling over one million copies. Their debut album - up to this time not particularly successful - was re-released including this one hit and reached in no time platinum status with "I Need You". brought the album produced a second chart success, which made it to number 9 in the U.S. charts. The band eventually moved to Los Angeles, California and began with producer George Martin and engineer Geoff Emerick to work. When Dan Peek left the band in 1977 , Beckley and Bunnell went on as a duo.