Tag Archives: poco

On May 29, 1976.

On May 29, 1976, “ABC” label released “Rose of Cimarron”, the ninth Poco studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Mark Henry Harman, Rusty Young, Paul Cotton, Timothy B. Schmit and George Grantham.

Personnel:

  • Rusty Young – acoustic and 12-string electric guitars, pedal steel guitar, mandolin, banjo, dobro, handclaps
  • Paul Cotton – vocals, electric, acoustic and Spanish guitars, handclaps
  • Timothy B. Schmit – vocals, bass, Spanish bass, harmonica, handclaps
  • George Grantham – vocals, drums, timpani, handclaps
  • Steve Ferguson – acoustic piano
  • John Logan – banjo
  • Al Garth – fiddle, violin, alto saxophone
  • Mitt Holland – washboard, marimba, percussion
  • Annie Emery, Jenny Grantham, Jennifer O’Keefe, Doug Rider, Jeddrah Schmit, Noreen Schmit – handclaps
  • Mark Henry Harman – celesta
  • Milt Holland – percussion
  • Tom Sellers – grand piano, string arrangements
  • Sid Sharp – concertmaster
  • Mark Henry Harman – engineer
  • Doug Rider – engineer
  • Wally Traugott – mastering
  • Phil Hartman – art direction, design
  • Tom Wilkes – art direction, design
  • Sandy Sussman – color reproduction
  • Guy Webster – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Rusty Young, except where noted.

  1. Rose of Cimarron
  2. Stealaway
  3. Just Like Me – Timothy B. Schmit
  4. Company’s Comin’
  5. Slow Poke
  6. Too Many Nights Too Long – Paul Cotton
  7. P.N.S. (When You Come Around) – Paul Cotton
  8. Starin’ at the Sky – Timothy B. Schmit, Johnny Logan
  9. All Alone Together – Paul Cotton
  10. Tulsa Turnaround – Paul Cotton

On August 5, 1992.

On August 5, 1992, Jeffrey Thomas Porcaro died aged 38. He was a songwriter, musician (drums), and record producer, best known as the drummer with Toto. He was one of the most south after session drummers in popular music, played on hundreds of albums and worked with numerous artists such as Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd, Michael Jackson, George Benson, Greg Lake, Seals & Crofts, Les Dudek, Joe Cocker, Steely Dan, The Jacksons, Tommy Bolin, Jackson Browne, Leo Sayer, Boz Scaggs, Carly Simon, Eric Carmen, Valerie Carter, Lisa Dal Bello, Hall & Oates, Diana Ross, Colin Blunstone, Larry Carlton, Allen Toussaint, Dave Mason, Warren Zevon, Ruben Blades, Bim, Jerry Williams, Al Stewart, Marc Jordan, Rickie Lee Jones, Janne Schaffer, Lowell George, Aretha Franklin, Jon Anderson, Luis Miguel, Love and Money, Patti Austin, Mariya Takeuchi, The Brothers Johnson, Peter Frampton, Bee Gees, Char, Christopher Cross, Randy Crawford, Al Jarreau, Amii Ozaki, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Eye to Eye, Donna Summer, Elton John, Melissa Manchester, Donald Fagen, Herbie Hancock, Don Henley, Michael McDonald, Lionel Richie, Paul Simon, Randy Newman, Russ Taff, Chicago, David Gilmour Joe Walsh, Eric Clapton, Peter cetera, Earth Wind & Fire, roger Hodgson, David Benoit, Dr. John, Steve Porcaro, Nik Kershaw, Poco, Clair Mario, Celine Dion, Natalie Cole, Madonna, Jude Cole, Sandy Patty, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Bolton, Cher, Dire Straits, Richard Marx, Bonnie Raitt, Rod Stewart, B-52’s, Go West, 10CC, Roger Waters, Paul Young, and David Crosby. In 1993, Porcaro was posthumously inducted into the “Modern Drummer Hall of Fame”.

In July 1981.

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

Personnel:

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

Track listing:

All tracks by Rusty Young, except where noted.

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

 

In July 1980.

In July 1980, “MCA” label released “Under the Gun”, the twelfth Poco studio album. It was recorded in 1980 and was produced by Mike Flicker.

Personnel:

  • Paul Cotton– vocals, guitar
  • Rusty Young– vocals, steel guitar, guitar
  • Charlie Harrison– vocals, bass
  • Steve Chapman – drums
  • Kim Bullard– keyboards
  • Steve Forman – vocals, percussion
  • Phil Kenzie– saxophone
  • Joe Chiccarelli – recording engineer

Track listing:

  1. Under the Gun – Paul Cotton
  2. While We’re Still Young – Rusty Young
  3. The Everlasting Kind – Rusty Young
  4. Down to the Wire – Paul Cotton
  5. Footsteps of a Fool (Shaky Ground) – Rusty Young
  6. Reputation – Rusty Young
  7. Midnight Rain – Paul Cotton
  8. A Fool’s Paradise – Rusty Young
  9. Friends in the Distance – Paul Cotton
  10. Made of Stone – Rusty Young

In July 1975.

In July 1975, “ABC” label released “Head over Heels”, the eighth 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– vocals, guitar
  • Rusty Young– vocals, steel guitar, guitar
  • Timothy B. Schmit– vocals, bass
  • George Grantham– vocals, drums
  • Donald Fagen– synthesizer
  • Victor Feldman– percussion
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Al Garth – violin
  • Mark Henry Harman – keyboards, piano, cello
  • Jimmie Haskell– strings
  • Milt Holland– percussion
  • Garth Hudson– keyboards
  • Michael Von Verdick – vocals
  • Mark Henry Harman – recording engineer

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 Schmit, Jacob Otis Brennan
  10. Dallas – Donald Fagen, Walter Becker
  11. I’ll Be Back Again – Timothy Schmit

On September 20, 1982.

On September 20, 1982, “Atlantic” label released “Ghost Town”, the fifteenth Poco studio album. It was recorded in 1982, and was produced by John H.R. Mills, Paul Cotton, Rusty Young, Charlie Harrison, Steve Chapman and Kim Bullard.

Personnel:

  • Paul Cotton– vocals, guitar
  • Rusty Young– vocals, steel guitar, guitar
  • Charlie Harrison– vocals, bass
  • Steve Chapman – drums
  • Kim Bullard– keyboards
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Armand Karpoff– cello
  • Phil Kenzie– saxophone
  • Buell Neidlinger– bass
  • Denise Subotnile– vocals, guitar, viola

Track listing:

  1. Ghost Town – Rusty Young
  2. How Will You Feel Tonight – Paul Cotton
  3. Shoot For The Moon – Rusty Young
  4. The Midnight Rodeo (In The Lead Tonight) – Paul Cotton
  5. Cry No More – Rusty Young
  6. Break Of Hearts – Paul Cotton
  7. Love’s So Cruel – Rusty Young
  8. Special Care – Paul Cotton
  9. When Hearts Collide – Rusty Young
  10. High Sierra – Paul Cotton

In November 1978.

In November 1978, “ABC” label released “Legend”, the eleventh Poco studio  album. It was recorded in 1978, and was produced by Richard Sanford Orshoff,

Personnel:

  • Paul Cotton– vocals, guitar
  • Rusty Young– vocals, steel guitar, guitar
  • Charlie Harrison – vocals, bass
  • Steve Chapman – drums
  • Michael Boddicker– synthesizer
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Tom Stephenson, Jai Winding – keyboards
  • Phil Kenzie – saxophone
  • David Campbell– string arrangements
  • Joe Chiccarelli, David Henson – engineer
  • Jom Hill – engineer assistant
  • Phil Hartman – cover art

Track listing:

  1. Boomerang – Paul Cotton
  2. Spellbound – Rusty Young
  3. Barbados – Paul Cotton
  4. Little Darlin’ – Rusty Young
  5. Love Comes Love Goes – Rusty Young
  6. Heart of the Night – Paul Cotton
  7. Crazy Love – Rusty Young
  8. The Last Goodbye – Rusty Young
  9. Legend – Rusty Young

 

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

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