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05.19.2019 (1231 days ago)

Pickin' Up The Pieces

Pickin' Up The Pieces
1231 days ago 12 comments Categories: Music Tags:Poco, Richie Furay
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Today's special anniversary I recalled not.  Shame on me.  Avid Poco Fan who writes this weekly commentary.  It took a fellow John Fogerty/Creedence Clearwater Revival fan, from Finland at that, who reminded me after sending him birthday wishes last week. So here's to Pickin' Up The Pieces, Poco's iconic debut album released this day in 1969.

We celebrated the event last night.  Musically of course.

Richie Furay SOPAC Program

Poco co-founder, Richie Furay performed at SOPAC (South Orange Performing Arts Center); the promoters bill it as "Celebrating Richie's 75th Birthday."

Richie and Band

Richie and his band (above) performed the title song and more.

Richie

3/4 and in great voice!

The band accepts its accolades

For those interested, here's the setlist:

Fallin’ in Love

On The Way Home (Buffalo Springfield cover)

Just for Me and You

I’ve Got A Reason (with Jesse Lynch)

Goin' Wild For You Baby (Tom Snow classic covered by Bonnie Raitt) Jesse vocal

Pickin’ Up The Pieces

Callin’ Out Your Name

We Were the Dreamers

Starlight

Go and Say Goodbye (Buffalo Springfield cover)

A Child’s Claim to Fame (Buffalo Springfield cover)

Hard Country (Jack Sundrud/ Poco cover; Jesse vocal

In the Still of the night

You Are The One

Wake Up My Soul

Overflow

Wish it Would Rain (Jesse vocal)

Satisfied (Richie Furay cover, Jesse vocal)

I Still Have Dreams

Wind of Change

Someday

A Good Feelin’ to Know

Encores:

Hand in Hand

Kind Woman (Buffalo Springfield cover)

 


 
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