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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 1981.

In July 1981, “MCA” label released “Blue and Gray”, the fifteenth Poco album. It was recorded in 1981, and was produced by Mike Flicker.

Personnel:

  • Paul Cotton- guitar, vocals
  • Rusty Young- steel guitar, guitar, vocals
  • Charlie Harrison- bass, vocals
  • Steve Chapman – drums
  • Kim Bullard– keyboards, vocals
  • Clydie King, Denise DeCaro, Venetta Fields– backing vocals
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Recording Engineer: Dave Marquette, John Mills, Joe Chiccarelli with Mitch Gibson

Track listing:

  1. Glorybound – Rusty Young
  2. Blue and Gray – Rusty Young
  3. Streets of Paradise – Paul Cotton
  4. The Writing on the Wall – Rusty Young
  5. Down on the River Again – Paul Cotton
  6. Please Wait for Me – Paul Cotton
  7. Widowmaker – Rusty Young
  8. Here Comes That Girl Again – Rusty Young
  9. Sometimes (We Are All We Got) – Paul Cotton
  10. The Land of Glory – Rusty Young

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.

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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 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

On November 1, 1974.

Poco - Cantamos

On November 1, 1974, “Epic” label released “Cantamos”, the eighth Poco album.  It was recorded August – September 1974, and was produced by Paul Cotton, Rusty Young,Timothy B. Schmit and  George Grantham.

Personnel:

  • Paul Cotton- guitar, vocals
  • Rusty Young- steel guitar, banjo, guitar, vocals
  • Timothy B. Schmit- bass, vocals
  • George Grantham- drums, vocals

Track listing:

  1. Sagebrush Serenade – Rusty Young
  2. Susannah – Paul Cotton
  3. High and Dry – Rusty Young
  4. Western Waterloo – Paul Cotton
  5. One Horse Blue – Paul Cotton
  6. Bitter Blue – Timothy B. Schmit
  7. Another Time Around – Paul Cotton
  8. Whatever Happened To Your Smile -Timothy B. Schmit
  9. All The Ways – Rusty Young