Ventura Highway

original song written and composed by Dewey Bunnell; recorded and released by America in 1972

"Ventura Highway" is a song by the band America. It was written in 1972. It is from the band’s album Homecoming. The song was written by Dewey Bunnell.

"Ventura Highway"
Single by America
from the album Homecoming
B-side"Saturn Nights"
ReleasedSeptember 19, 1972
StudioThe Record Plant, Los Angeles[1]
GenreSoft rock,[2] folk rock
LabelWarner Bros. WB 7641
Songwriter(s)Dewey Bunnell
America singles chronology
"I Need You"
"Ventura Highway"
"Don't Cross the River"
Music video
"Ventura Highway" on YouTube


  1. "Album Information - Highway: 30 Years of America".
  2. "Explore: Soft Rock | Top Songs | AllMusic". AllMusic. November 12, 2011. Archived from the original on November 12, 2011. Retrieved March 24, 2014.