Tag Archive: Poco

Poco – Legend (1978) {1979, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Poco - Legend (1978) {1979, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Poco – Legend (1978) {1979, MFSL Remastered, CD-Quality + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}
Vinyl Rip | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz | CD-Quality / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz
Full Scans Included
Total Size: 820 MB (Hi-Res) + 231 MB (CD-Quality) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab | Pressed in Japan | Cat#: MFSL 1-020 | Genre: Country Rock
Half-Speed Mastered

Poco’s biggest-selling album of all time also presented the biggest personnel change at one time for the then-decade-old group, whose lineup had hardly been a model of stability up to that time. Co-founding drummer/singer George Grantham and longtime bassist/singer Timothy B. Schmit were both gone, the latter off to the Eagles. Listening to parts of this album, one gets the sense that, with the arrival of Charlie Harrison (bass, harmony vocals) and Steve Chapman (drums) in the group, Poco was deliberately adopting a change in sound similar to what the Eagles went through when Joe Walsh joined, into much harder rocking territory, at least part of the time.Read More

Poco – Pickin’ Up the Pieces (1969) {2013, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer + Hi-Res SACD Rip} UPDATE

Poco - Pickin' Up the Pieces (1969) {2013, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer + Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Poco – Pickin’ Up the Pieces (1969) {2013, Audio Fidelity Remastered, CD-Layer + Hi-Res SACD Rip}
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 292 MB (CD-Layer) + 1.61 GB (SACD ISO) + 813 MB (SACD FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | Austria | Cat#: AFZ 158 | Genre: Country Rock

Poco dealt with a lot during the recording of their debut album — the sudden departure of bassist Randy Meisner, the frustration of working with an engineer who didn’t quite get what they were trying for, and a lot of pressure to deliver a solid collection of country-rock songs — and came up with this startlingly great record, as accomplished as any of Buffalo Springfield’s releasesRead More