For more than 50 years, Poco’s distinctive harmonies and stellar musicianship helped define the sound of country-rock. Still led by Rusty Young – the band co-founder and multi-instrumentalist who wrote and sang their biggest hits – they are a dedicated unit of four formidable songwriters, vocalists, arrangers and players. Their first album, 1969’s Pickin’ Up the Pieces, is considered a pioneering album of the country rock genre. A few of their songs you may be familiar with are Crazy Love, Call It Love, and Good Feelin’ To Know.
Pure Prairie League
Pure Prairie League was formed in 1969 in Columbus, Ohio. RCA Records signed the band after a 1970 gig in Cleveland. The band scored five consecutive Top 40 albums in the 1970s and added a sixth in the 1980s. Pure Prairie League’s second album, 1972’s Bustin’ Out, included the songs “Falling In And Out Of Love – Amie,” which garnered enough airplay over time that RCA reissued it as a single in 1974, and it became a Top 40 hit. Does Two Lane Highway and Let Me Love You Tonight sound familiar? You’ve heard these many times throughout the years. The band continues to tour to enthusiastic audiences across the U.S.