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The Forgotten Trail (1969-74)


Download links and information about The Forgotten Trail (1969-74) by Poco. This album was released in 1990 and it belongs to Rock, Rock & Roll, Pop genres. It contains 38 tracks with total duration of 02:26:44 minutes.

Artist: Poco
Release date: 1990
Genre: Rock, Rock & Roll, Pop
Tracks: 38
Duration: 02:26:44
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No. Title Length
1. Pickin' Up the Pieces 3:24
2. Grand Junction 2:57
3. Consequently So Long 3:49
4. First Love (Remix) 3:15
5. Calico Lady 3:05
6. My Kind of Love 2:41
7. Hard Luck 3:50
8. Last Call (Cold Enchilada #3) 2:58
9. Honky Tonk Downstairs 2:43
10. Hurry Up 4:05
11. You Better Think Twice 3:20
12. Anyway Bye Bye 6:57
13. I Guess You Made It 3:11
14. C'mon 3:15
15. Hear That Music 2:57
16. Kind Woman 5:44
17. Just for Me and You 3:43
18. Bad Weather 5:02
19. You Better Think Twice (Acoustic Remix) 3:32
20. Lullaby In September (Remix) 2:47
21. You Are the One (Live) 2:58
22. From the Inside (Remix) 3:11
23. A Good Feelin' to Know 4:19
24. I Can See Everything (Remix) 3:32
25. And Settlin' Down 3:41
26. Blue Water 3:07
27. Fool's Gold 2:21
28. Nothin's Still the Same (Remix) 4:22
29. Skunk Creek 2:24
30. Here We Go Again 3:24
31. Crazy Eyes 9:38
32. Get In the Wind (Remix) 3:47
33. Believe Me (Remix) 7:41
34. Rocky Mountain Breakdown 2:28
35. Faith In the Families 3:42
36. Western Waterloo 3:59
37. Whatever Happened to Your Smile 3:12
38. Sagebrush Serenade 5:43



This excellent two-disc collection captures Poco's finest moments from the days when they were laying down the template for all the country-rock music that was to follow. It's hard to remember, but when the Eagles first hit the scene, they were thought by many to be a Poco-wannabe band. Listen to this set and you'll hear why. The Forgotten Trail (1969-1974) culls tracks from Poco's first eight albums, as well as unreleased cuts and singles. From the classic anthem "Pickin' Up the Pieces," which kicks things off, through "You Better Think Twice," "C'mon," "Kind Woman," "From the Inside," "A Good Feelin' to Know," "Crazy Eyes," and on and on, this is wonderful music, ahead of its time in many ways. If Poco had arrived on the scene in the early '90s, they would have been kings of the country charts. Of course, without Poco, country music wouldn't have taken on the rock trappings that it did in the '80s and '90s. As it was, the band was considered too country for the Top 40 rock format of the time, and too rock & roll for country radio. This set is the place to start for an appreciation of the original Poco, when the group was considered to be Richie Furay's band. All the ingredients are here that made their music so delightful: the trademark high-vocal harmonies; Rusty Young's pedal steel guitar wizardry; Furay's patented juxtapositions of sad lyrics against bouncy, harmony-filled tunes; and their spirit of optimism and good feelings even in the face of hard luck and bad weather. The 36-page booklet does a fine job of telling the story in print, and the 38 songs speak volumes about the band's place and influence. Thanks to this compilation, Poco's trailblazing days need be forgotten no longer.