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In October 1973.

In October 1973, “Columbia” label released “Full Sail”, the third Loggins and Messina album. It was recorded in 1973, at “Wally Heider Studios” Hollywood, and was produced by Jim Messina.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Loggins– vocals, rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar, harmonica
  • Jim Messina– vocals, lead guitar, acoustic guitar, mandolin
  • Jon Clarke – oboe, baritone saxophone, bass saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute, alto flute, bass flute, bass clarinet, tenor saxophone, English horn
  • Al Garth – violin, bass clarinet, recorder, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Larry Sims – bass, backing vocals
  • Merel Bregante – drums, timbales, backing vocals
  • Michael Omartian– piano, Wurlitzer electric piano, Hammond organ, tack piano, Lowrey organ, Moog synthesizer, Fender Rhodes electric piano
  • Vince Charles – steel drums
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Photography: Ed Caraeff
  • Art Direction: Ron Coro
  • Illustrations: Joe Garnett
  • Engineers: Jim Messina, Alex Kazanegras
  • Quadraphonic mix: Larry Keys, Alex Kazanegras
  • Quadraphonic mix Supervision: Al Lawrence, Alex Kazanegras

Track listing:

  1. Lahaina – Jim Messina
  2. Travelin’ Blues – Jim Messina
  3. My Music – Kenny Loggins, Jim Messina
  4. A Love Song – Kenny Loggins, Dona Lyn George
  5. You Need a Man/Coming to You – Jim Messina
  6. Watching the River Run – Jim Messina, Kenny Loggins
  7. Pathway to Glory – Jim Messina
  8. Didn’t I Know You When – Kenny Loggins, Michael Omartian
  9. Sailin’ the Wind – Daniel Loggins, Dann Lottermoser
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In October 1972.

In October 1972, “Columbia” label released the second, self-titled Loggins and Messina album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Columbia Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jim Messina and Kenny Loggins.

Personnel:

  • Kenny Loggins- vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica, acoustic guitar
  • Jim Messina- vocals, lead guitar, electric mandolin, acoustic guitar
  • Merel Bregante – backing vocals, drums
  • Lester “Al” Garth – violin, recorder, alto and tenor saxophone
  • Jon Clarke – flute, oboe, recorder, baritone saxophone, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Larry Sims – backing vocals, bass
  • Michael Omartian- Hammond organ, piano, harmonium, clavinet, tack piano, Wurlitzer electric piano
  • Rusty Young- dobro
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Engineer: John Fiore
  • Photography: Jim Marshall, Marsha Reed

Track listing:

  1. Good Friend – Jim Messina
  2. Whiskey – Kenny Loggins
  3. Your Mama Don’t Dance – Jim Loggins, Kenny Messina
  4. Long Tail Cat – Jim Loggins
  5. Golden Ribbons – Kenny Messina
  6. Thinking of You – Jim Messina
  7. Just Before the News – Jim Messina
  8. Till the Ends Meet – Kenny Loggins
  9. Holiday Hotel – Jim Messina, Al Garth
  10. Lady of My Heart – Kenny Loggins
  11. Angry Eyes – Kenny Loggins, Jim Messina

On September 4, 1990.

On September 4, 1990, “Full Moon” label released “The Wild Places”, the eleventh Dan Fogelberg album. It was recorded in 1990, and was produced by Dan Fogelberg.

Personnel:

  • Dan Fogelberg – synthesizer, acoustic guitar, percussion, electric guitar, rhythm guitar, keyboards, vocals, slide guitar, classical guitar, drum programming, string arrangement
  • Lenny Castro– percussion, conga, timbales
  • David Crosby– backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Mike Finnigan– organ
  • Al Garth – soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Bob Glaub– bass guitar, fretless bass
  • George Hawkins – bass guitar
  • Heart Attack Horns – horns, group vocals
  • Jerry Hey– trumpet
  • Russ Kunkel– drums, percussion
  • Michael Landau– electric guitar
  • Sara K. – backing vocals
  • Timothy B. Schmit– backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Julia Waters – backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Maxine Waters – backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Oren Waters– backing vocals, harmony vocals
  • Executive producer: Remington Boone
  • Engineers: Dan Fogelberg, Marty Lewis, Dave Reynolds, Duane Scott.
  • Mixing: Dan Fogelberg, Marty Lewis
  • Mixing assistants: Mike Kloster, Brett Swain
  • Mastering: Stephen Marcussen
  • Production coordination: Nina Avramides-Berducat, Charlie Fernandez
  • Art direction, design: Amy Dakos, John Kosh
  • Cover illustration: Amy Dakos
  • Photography: Andy Katz, Anastasia Savage

Track listing:

All tracks by Dan Fogelberg except where noted.

  1. Aurora Nova
  2. The Wild Places
  3. Forefathers
  4. Song of the Sea
  5. Anastasia’s Eyes
  6. Blind to the Truth
  7. Lovers in a Dangerous Time – Bruce Cockburn
  8. Rhythm of the Rain – John Gummoe
  9. Bones in the Sky
  10. The Spirit Trail
  11. Ever On

In July 1975.

In July 1975, “ABC” label released “Head Over Heels”, the ninth Poco studio album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Mark Henry Harman, Paul Cotton, Rusty Young, Timothy B. Schmit and George Grantham.

Personnel:

  • Paul Cotton- guitar, vocals
  • Rusty Young- steel guitar, guitar, vocals
  • Timothy B. Schmit- bass, vocals
  • George Grantham- drums, vocals
  • Donald Fagen– synthesizer
  • Victor Feldman– percussion
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Al Garth– violin
  • Mark Henry Harman– keyboards, piano, cello, recording engineer
  • Jimmie Haskell– strings
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Garth Hudson– keyboards
  • Michael Von Verdick– vocals

Track listing:

  1. Keep on Tryin’ -Timothy B. Schmit
  2. Lovin’ Arms – Rusty Young
  3. Let Me Turn Back to You – Paul Cotton
  4. Makin’ Love – Rusty Young
  5. Down in the Quarter – Paul Cotton
  6. Sittin’ on a Fence – Rusty Young
  7. Georgia, Bind My Ties – Paul Cotton
  8. Us – Rusty Young
  9. Flyin’ Solo – Timothy B. Schmit, Jacob Otis Brennan
  10. Dallas – Donald Fagen, Walter Becker
  11. I’ll Be Back Again – Timothy B. Schmit

On April 12, 1974.

Poco - Seven

On April 12, 1974, “Epic” label released “Seven”, the seventh Poco album. It was recorded in February 1974, and was produced by Jack Richardson. The album front cover was designed by Phil Hartman.

Personnel:

  • Paul Cotton- guitar, vocals
  • Rusty Young- pedal steel guitar, guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Timothy B. Schmit- bass guitar, vocals
  • George Grantham- drums, vocals
  • Jim Messina- mandolin
  • Burton Cummings- keyboards
  • Bobbye Hall- percussion, conga
  • Al Garth -fiddle
  • Recording engineer: Brian Christian

Track listing:

  1. Drivin’ Wheel – Paul Cotton
  2. Rocky Mountain Breakdown – Rusty Young
  3. Just Call My Name – Timothy B. Schmit, Noreen Schmit
  4. Skatin – Timothy B. Schmit
  5. Faith in the Families – Paul Cotton
  6. Krikkit’s Song (Passing Through) – Timothy B. Schmit
  7. Angel – Paul Cotton
  8. You’ve Got Your Reasons – Paul Cotton