Poco, formed from the remnants of the group Buffalo Springfield, produced a few pleasant pop hits in the 1970s and beyond. You can read a pretty thorough bio of the group here, but I’m just interested in one song, Heart of the Night, from their 1978 album Legend. It’s a sweet song that reminds us that our loved one […]
The Song of the Day is back and ready to share some more music with y’all. For the month of August, we’re going to feature songs from the 1970s. First up is a classic: Black Water from The Doobie Brothers, released in 1974 on their album What Were Once Vices are Now Habits. “Well I […]
When you’ve been around as long as the Delta Queen, a whole lot of people develop a whole lot of affection for you. This may explain why, even 6 years after being shut out of overnight cruising, some people are still trying to get her back on the rivers. It may also explain why so […]
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