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POCO - The Sound & The Furay

What follows is an update of an article I had published back in 2001 about the pioneering country-rock band Poco and founding member Richie Furay.  Much has changed in the ensuing decade and a half + which I have tried to add in a condensed form  If I have missed something or misspoken, please feel free to comment (and thanks for reading). 9,863 more words

AXS TV Celebrates the Legacy of Kenny Loggins with Concert Special Airing Sunday, April 9th!

Fly into the “Danger Zone” with AXS TV, as the network honors one of music’s most legendary artists in the hit-packed concert event  KENNY LOGGINS AND FRIENDS… 363 more words

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Angry Eyes

“Angry Eyes,” written and performed by Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina at the Santa Barbara Bowl in 2005.

Kenny Loggins (vocals, guitar), Jim Messina (vocals, guitar), Steve DiStanislao (drums), Gabe Dixon (keyboards), Jeff Nathanson (saxophone), Steve Nieves (percussion, saxophone), Shem VonSchroeck (bass), Gabe Witcher (violin). 49 more words

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TBT Album: Sittin' In

In 1971 Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina put together a fantastic soft rock album titled Sittin’ In that exemplified the sound at that time. This was their first album and what really put Kenny Loggins in the zone (well before “Danger Zone”). 153 more words

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On May 19, 1969.

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. 144 more words