My Top Ten Poco Songs: Too Many Nights Too Long (#1)

@FourWalls (15183)
United States
November 14, 2016 10:25pm CST
No, I didn't forget Poco. I can't forget Poco! My favorite band. I have all of their LPs (yes, I still have them on vinyl!!) and CD. Yeah, I'm obsessive that way, but there's no way to thank Poco enough for how much their music has met to me...so I just bought two copies of everything! Here's my favorite Poco song. #1: Too Many Nights Too Long Not exactly country in the sound, this has more of a Latin feel. Yeah, that might be me because of Timothy Schmit singing a verse in Spanish near the end of the song. But the story line is sure country: a man breaks out of jail ("it's time for busting out of this jail, get me a gun, no time for bail") and is on the run ("hiding in a cane break from a man I can't seem to shake"). Beautiful harmonies with Schmit and Paul Cotton. Great musicianship. If you ask me why I love Poco so much, this is the song I'm going to use to try to explain it. Thanks for reading. Too Many Nights Too Long Written by Paul Cotton From Rose of Cimarron, 1976 My favorite Poco tune:
From Poco's 1976 album Rose of Cimarron. As the moon goes fading He lies awake waiting For a break in the night When he makes he's lonely flight And it's the...
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@teamfreak16 (41389)
• Colorado Springs, Colorado
15 Nov 16
I used to know a guy who would buy everything on CD, cassette, and vinyl.
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