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On September 15, 1973.

On September 15, 1973, “Epic” label released “Crazy Eyes”, the fifth Poco studio album. It was recorded in May 1973, and was produced by Jack Richardson.

Personnel:

  • Paul Cotton- guitar, vocals
  • Richie Furay- guitar, vocals
  • Rusty Young- steel guitar, guitar, banjo, slide guitar
  • Timothy B. Schmit- bass, vocals
  • George Grantham- drums, vocals
  • Chris Hillman– mandolin
  • Bob Ezrin– piano
  • Bill Graham– violin
  • Paul Harris– piano
  • Joe Lala– percussion
  • Recording engineer – Brian Christian, Dennis Smith

Track listing:

  1. Blue Water – Paul Cotton
  2. Fools Gold – Rusty Young
  3. Here We Go Again – Timothy B. Schmit
  4. Brass Buttons – Gram Parsons
  5. A Right Along – Paul Cotton
  6. Crazy Eyes – Richie Furay
  7. Magnolia – J. Ј. Cale
  8. Let’s Dance Tonight – Richie Furay
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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

In May 1977.

In May 1977, “ABC” label released “Indian Summer”, the twelfth Poco album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Burbank Studios”, and 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
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Mark Henry Harman– keyboards, celeste, cello

Track listing:

  1. Indian Summer – Paul Cotton
  2. Twenty Years – Paul Cotton
  3. Me and You – Timothy B. Schmit
  4. Downfall – Rusty Young
  5. Win or Lose – Paul Cotton
  6. Living in the Band – Paul Cotton
  7. Stay (Night Until Noon) – Timothy B. Schmit, Noreen Schmit
  8. Find Out in Time – Robbin Thompson, Timothy B. Schmit
  9. The Dance: When the Dance Is Over / Go on and Dance / Never Gonna Stop / When the Dance Is Over (reprise) – Rusty Young

 

On November 25, 1972.

agood-feeling

On November 25, 1972, “Epic” label released “A Good Feelin’ to Know”, the fifth Poco album. It was recorded in June 1972, and was produced by Jack Richardson and Jim Mason.

Personnel:

  • Paul Cotton– guitar, vocals
  • Richie Furay– guitar, vocals
  • Rusty Young– steel guitar, guitar, vocals
  • Timothy B. Schmit– bass, vocals
  • George Grantham- drums, vocals
  • Barry Flast– piano

Track listing:

  1. And Settlin’ Down – Richie Furay
  2. Ride the Country – Paul Cotton
  3. I Can See Everything – Timothy B. Schmit
  4. Go and Say Goodbye – Stephen Stills
  5. Keeper of the Fire – Paul Cotton
  6. Early Times – Paul Cotton
  7. A Good Feelin’ to Know – Richie Furay
  8. Restrain – Timothy B. Schmit
  9. Sweet Lovin – Richie Furay

On May 19, 1969.

Pickin Up the Pieces

On May 19, 1969, “Epic” label released “Pickin’ Up the Pieces”, the debut Poco album. It was recorded in January 1969, and was produced by Jim Messina.

Personnel:

  • Jim Messina- acoustic and electric 6-string guitars, backing and lead vocals
  • Richie Furay- 12-string guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Rusty Young- steel guitar, banjo, dobro, guitar, piano
  • Randy Meisner- bass guitar, backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • George Grantham- drums, backing and lead vocals
  • Bobby Doyle- piano
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Recording Engineer: Terry Donovan
  • Arranger: Nick DeCaro
  • Photography: Frank Bez

Track listing:

  1. Foreword – Kathy Johnson, Richie Furay
  2. What a Day – Richie Furay
  3. Nobody’s Fool – Richie Furay
  4. Calico Lady – Richie Furay, Jim Messina, Skip Goodwin
  5. First Love – Richie Furay
  6. Make Me a Smile – Richie Furay, Jim Messina
  7. Short Changed – Richie Furay
  8. Pickin’ Up the Pieces – Richie Furay
  9. Grand Junction – Rusty Young
  10. Oh Yeah – Richie Furay, Jim Messina
  11. Just in Case It Happens, Yes Indeed – Richie Furay
  12. Tomorrow – Richie Furay, Skip Goodwin
  13. Consequently, So Long- Richie Furay, Skip Goodwin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On May 6, 1970.

Poco

On May 6, 1970, “Epic” label released the self – titled second album by Poco. It was recorded October 1969 – February 1970, and was produced by Jim Messina.

  • Personnel
    Jim Messina – guitar, vocals
  • Richie Furay- guitar, vocals
  • Rusty Young- steel guitar, guitar, vocals
  • Timothy B. Schmit- bass guitar, vocals
  • George Grantham- drums, vocals
  • Bobby Doyle- piano
  • Larry Knechtel– piano
  • Milt Holland- percussion
  • Engineer: Terry Dunuvan/Alex Kazengras
  • Art direction: Gary Burden
  • Photography: Henry Diltz

Track listing:

  1. Hurry Up – Richie Furay
  2. You Better Think Twice – Jim Messina
  3. Honky Tonk Downstairs – Dallas Frazier
  4. Keep On Believin – Richie Furay, Timothy B. Schmit
  5. Anyway Bye Bye – Richie Furay
  6. Don’t Let It Pass By – Richie Furay
  7. Nobody’s Fool/El Tonto de Nadie, Regresa – Richie Furay, Jim Messina, George Grantham, Schmit, Rusty Young

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