Loggins and Messina - (Import CD)
Loggins & Messina
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- Rock & Pop
- Mono / Stereo
Also available in a 3-pack with SITTIN' IN and FULL SAIL.
Jim Messina did much more than "sit in" on the first Loggins & Messina record. Originally asked to simply lend a hand, the former Buffalo Springfield bassist and founding member of Poco ended up contributing much more: he acted as producer, singer, guitarist, songwriter, and mandolin player. The creamy-voiced Loggins takes the lead on "Danny's Song," which was later a Top 10 hit for Canadian chanteuse Anne Murray, and ranks among the definitive love ballads of the decade.
Loggins also sings on the unabashedly sentimental "House at Pooh Corner," where he tunefully yearns for "the days of Christopher Robin and Pooh." "Vahevala," Loggins & Messina's contribution to the sailor-song genre recently made popular by bands like Grand Funk and the one-hit wonders Looking Glass, ranks among their most beloved tracks. Among Jim Messina's strong contributions is a medley of songs that culminates in the compelling, gospel-tinged "Peace of Mind." Messina's role on what was initially a Kenny Loggins album led to one of the most successful songwriting partnerships of the '70s.
- Loggins & Messina
- Country of Origin
- Columbia (USA)
- 36m 48s
- Loggins & Messina
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Good Friend
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Whiskey
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Your Mama Don't Dance
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Long Tail Cat
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Golden Ribbons
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Thinking of You
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Just Before the News
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Till the End Meets
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Holiday Hotel
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Lady of My Heart
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Angry Eyes
- Studio / Live
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- Rolling Stone (4/12/73, p.56) - "..running the gamut from wailing 50's- tinged rock to purring ballads...they place their stamp on original material inspired by the wide variety of styles...one of the best albums of 1972..brilliance.."
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