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Poco - Rose of Cimmaron
youtube ^ | 7/27/14 | n/a

Posted on 07/26/2014 10:43:38 PM PDT by DemforBush

Great little rock tune from the 70s band Poco.

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TOPICS: Music/Entertainment
KEYWORDS: 70s; poco; timothybschmidt
Stumbled on this one last night. I've heard of Poco before, but this was the first time I'd heard this particular tune. Great stuff. I love the harmonizing, especially Timothy B. Schmit's.
1 posted on 07/26/2014 10:43:39 PM PDT by DemforBush
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To: DemforBush

Timothy B. Schmidt was my first rock “crush.” I was so in love with him in his early days.


2 posted on 07/26/2014 11:01:55 PM PDT by peggybac (My boss I respect, my father I revered. Chris Rock, Mr. Obama is NOT my boss or my father.)
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To: DemforBush
Poco formed out of the break-up of Buffalo Springfield in 1968... other members formed CSN, Crosby, Stills & Nash. (Steven Stills, Jim Messina, Ritchie Furay, Dewey Martin, Jim Palmer and Neil Young were in Buffalo Springfield)

One of my favorite Poco tunes is Heart Of The Night.

A little known Buffalo Springfield favorite of mine is Nowadays Clancy Can't Even Sing, written by Neil Young and sung by Stephen Stills.

Okay, Bluebird too.

3 posted on 07/27/2014 4:06:24 AM PDT by blam (Jeff Sessions For President)
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To: peggybac
"Timothy B. Schmidt was my first rock “crush.” I was so in love with him in his early days."

The last time I saw Schmidt, he was in the Eagles.

4 posted on 07/27/2014 4:07:39 AM PDT by blam (Jeff Sessions For President)
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To: DemforBush

Poco was hugely underrated group and “Rose of Cimarron” is a great classic!

Another underrated classic is Firefall’s “Strange Way” - the full album version.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auFeznMvr3M


5 posted on 07/27/2014 4:32:13 AM PDT by newfreep (at)
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To: DemforBush; SkyDancer

Loved this song when I first heard it. Timothy Schmidt’s voice really soars.


6 posted on 07/27/2014 4:37:53 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: newfreep

Agree on Poco in general. Great band with tons of good songs. “Legend” is my fave of their albums.

This is the best Firefall song IMHO:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sta19nvxo0


7 posted on 07/27/2014 4:38:11 AM PDT by nesnah (Liberals - the petulant children of politics)
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To: blam

Just watched the History of the Eagles...had never heard of POCO and/Timothy Schmidt...until now. Also, Glenn Frey and Don Henley got their start from Bob Segur and Linda Ronstadt.


8 posted on 07/27/2014 5:29:26 AM PDT by Engedi
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To: blam
Listen to Keep On Trying by Poco and one can hear some of the best harmonizing ever recorded.
9 posted on 07/27/2014 7:09:50 AM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: DemforBush

the harmonies evoke “a naked feel,off into parts unknown”. Poco has always held a spot in my heart. I have a lot of their albums. I saw them live in Jackson, 1993, and they did a version of Ghost Town that blew me away.
Rose of Cimmaron is a special song,simple and yet, and yet...


10 posted on 07/27/2014 7:45:47 AM PDT by Boowhoknew
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To: Engedi
"Just watched the History of the Eagles...had never heard of POCO and/Timothy Schmidt...until now. Also, Glenn Frey and Don Henley got their start from Bob Segur and Linda Ronstadt."

What I've been told over the years:

Linda Rondstat wanted to do a live tour but had no band. She went to the LA musicians hall and put together a group to go on tour with her...after the tour, the tour band essentially became The Eagles.

Linda was a founding member of the music group Stone Poneys that included Bobby Kimball who went on to become lead singer for TOTO.

Here's an example of TOTO with Kimball as lead singer: Hold The Line

(By the way, Linda shacked up with Jerry Brown the first time he was governor of California. Jerry wouldn't live in the governors mansion.)

11 posted on 07/27/2014 8:10:22 AM PDT by blam (Jeff Sessions For President)
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To: vetvetdoug
"Listen to Keep On Trying by Poco and one can hear some of the best harmonizing ever recorded. "

You're correct...that's excellent.

Listen to it here: Keep On Trying

12 posted on 07/27/2014 8:15:08 AM PDT by blam (Jeff Sessions For President)
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To: Engedi
Oops!

I got the wrong link in my post #11 for bobby Kimball and TOTO, here it is:

Hold The Line

BTY, the above link is from a TOTO concert where they are accompanied by a 50 piece orchestra and a 50 member chorus...fantastic music.

TOTO's song Rosanna was written about actress Rosanna Arquette and a TOTO band member... notice the 'West Side Story' motif in the video and the girl in the red dress in this video did the difficult dance parts in the movie 'Flashdance'.

It's all connected, eh?

13 posted on 07/27/2014 8:29:19 AM PDT by blam (Jeff Sessions For President)
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To: blam

I didn’t know that about TOTO, love TOTO, big back in my younger days...

Yeah I remember Linda and Jerry being an item back yonder- Linda had such an incredible voice...

And Joe Walsh, wow, he was on death’s door prior to the Eagles come-back, they made him get sober and clean before the tour...Joe said, they saved his life....


14 posted on 07/27/2014 11:11:49 AM PDT by Engedi
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To: Engedi
"And Joe Walsh, wow, he was on death’s door prior to the Eagles come-back, they made him get sober and clean before the tour...Joe said, they saved his life...."

I last saw Joe Walsh during the Hell Freezes Over tour in Houston back in 1994.

15 posted on 07/27/2014 1:29:08 PM PDT by blam (Jeff Sessions For President)
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To: blam

He was with Poco in the early days, with Richie
Furay and Jim Messina. They were AWESOME in concert.


16 posted on 07/27/2014 3:24:29 PM PDT by peggybac (My boss I respect, my father I revered. Chris Rock, Mr. Obama is NOT my boss or my father.)
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To: blam

ABSOLUTELY!!!!!


17 posted on 07/27/2014 3:25:15 PM PDT by peggybac (My boss I respect, my father I revered. Chris Rock, Mr. Obama is NOT my boss or my father.)
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To: peggybac

One of my favorites:

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xrx183_eagles-i-can-t-tell-you-why-live_music

Man, he’s aged!


18 posted on 07/27/2014 3:30:09 PM PDT by peggybac (My boss I respect, my father I revered. Chris Rock, Mr. Obama is NOT my boss or my father.)
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To: peggybac

19 posted on 07/27/2014 3:37:59 PM PDT by blam (Jeff Sessions For President)
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“... notice the ‘West Side Story’ motif in the video and the girl in the red dress in this video did the difficult dance parts in the movie ‘Flashdance’.”

The girl (Cynthia Rhodes) was the soon-to-be-wife of Richard Marx. She was also featured in Richard Marx’ video “Don’t Mean Nothing” - catchy little song about the “biz”. She was hot, hot, HOT!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8E_dkESwzg


20 posted on 07/27/2014 3:51:29 PM PDT by newfreep (at)
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To: blam

Such a great photo. Thanks for posting. Hard to believe we were ever that young.


21 posted on 07/27/2014 4:10:13 PM PDT by peggybac (My boss I respect, my father I revered. Chris Rock, Mr. Obama is NOT my boss or my father.)
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To: blam
RIP Kenny Edwards. He was a great producer, singer, and musician (mandolin, bass, and guitar). Edwards was a member of Bryndle and much of Ronstadt's success was due to Kenny's efforts. I got to meet him at a small venue with Karla Bonoff. Edwards played with Canned Heat, Bryndle, The Stone Poneys, and Ronstadt.
22 posted on 07/27/2014 7:08:58 PM PDT by vetvetdoug
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