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Poco: One Of The Great Mysteries Of Rock

Profile and Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, 29 September 1973

Five years and six albums after they formed Poco remain one of the great mysteries of rock and roll – a band who have lurked ...

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Poco: The Pavilion, Flushing Meadow Park, Queens, New York NY

Live Review by Mike Jahn, The New York Times, 25 August 1969

West Coast Band Pavilion Winner: Poco Plays Country Music in Flushing Meadow Park ...

Albert King, Poco, the Chambers Brothers: The Pavilion, Flushing Meadows, Queens NY

Live Review by Danny Goldberg, Billboard, 6 September 1969

King of the Blues Courts Fans ...


Interview by Bud Scoppa, Circus, August 1971

POCO IS THE only rock 'n' roll band I've ever seen whose members smile as they sing - it's hard to grin with your mouth ...

Poco: Interview with Richie Furay

Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, 19 February 1972

RICHIE FURAY has been one of the guardian angels of rock music over the past five years, coming to the fore in 1969 when he ...

Poco: A Good Feeling To Know

Report and Interview by Jim Esposito, Rock, December 1972

IT'S VIRTUALLY impossible to do anything even resembling country rock nowadays without being compared to Poco in some aspect or another, because if Poco didn't ...

Poco: A Good Feelin' to Know

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, 21 December 1972

I'VE JUST come home from seeing Poco play. They were terrific, significantly better than the last few times I heard them in concert. ...

Poco: A Good Feelin' To Know (Epic).

Review by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 13 January 1973

I KNOW a lot of city-boy cynic rock writers like to put down this band, pointing out how lightweight they are and how they come ...

Poco: A Good Feeling To Know

Review by Mick Gold, Let It Rock, April 1973

IT ALL DEPENDS what you expect an LP to do. If you'd like 40 minutes of rhythmic pap to plug a hole in your air ...

Poco's Rebirth

Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, 22 December 1973

POCO’S TIM Schmitt and Paul Cotton were asked whether Richie Furay would have the band to play on the same bill as Loggins & Messina, ...

The World Still Hasn’t Caught Up With Poco

Profile and Interview by Jerry Gilbert, ZigZag, September 1974

WHEN GEORGE GRAHAM, THE quiet member of Poco, opined that a hit single would really get Poco away as far back as the Summer of ...

Loggins & Messina: Mother Lode; Poco: Cantamos

Review by Jerry Gilbert, ZigZag, January 1975

INITIALLY THE main difference between these two progeny of the Buffalo Springfield is one of sophistication. While Poco strive desperately to recapture past glories, Loggins ...

Poco: Head Over Heels

Review by Jerry Gilbert, ZigZag, August 1975

ZIGZAG HAS FALLEN into the habit of reviewing Poco albums with trepidation. With each new Poco release Andy Childs, an old Poco buff himself, passes ...

Poco: Keep On Trying

Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, 4 October 1975

THE SUDDEN relaunch of Poco has kicked up some pretty weird conversations and ironies. For few former Poco buffs are willing to believe that Head ...

Poco: Rose of Cimarron (ABC)

Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 22 May 1976

NOW I'VE been told by no less a figure than our editor that this is a mighty fine album and I know it means kneecap ...

Poco: Indian Summer (ABC) ***

Review by Chas de Whalley, Sounds, 23 April 1977

I FIRST got into Poco back when Buffalo Springfielders Richie Furay and Jim Messina were still in the band. They cut a live album, called ...

Country Rock

Book Excerpt by James Hunter, Encyclopædia Britannica, 1999

COUNTRY ROCK, the incorporation of musical elements and songwriting idioms from traditional country music into late 1960s and '70s rock, usually pursued in Los Angeles. ...

see also Buffalo Springfield

see also Richie Furay

see also Loggins & Messina

see also Randy Meisner

see also Redwing


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