Ready to take a journey back in time?...Well, here goes... The following has been researched from various recordings, books, internet searches & communications, discussions with Paul, other band members, & fans of Paul Cotton & Poco. What follows is by no means perfect & is at times slightly off topic. However, Paul’s history prior to Poco was sadly lacking in documentation until this site got underway in 1999. Its still a work in progress but hopefully it will provide some insight into the early history of one of the great singer, songwriter, guitarists of our time…Paul Cotton.

Follow the links below to guide you through Paul's musical history -

Pre Poco Summary--- Beginnings--- Capitols--- Mus-twangs--- Starfires--- Carol Vega & Trio--- Gentrys--- Rovin' Kind--- Rovin' Kind Gig Dates--- Illinois Speed Press--- Illinois Speed Press Gig Dates--- Poco & Beyond--- Joseph Schwantner--- Chuck Edelhofer--- Keith Anderson--- Gerald (Jerry) Urban--- Guy Franchot (Frenchy) Germany--- Walter (Buddy) Riley--- Johnny Jordan--- Johnny Moyer--- Carol Vega--- Johnny Moore--- Verne Johnson--- Frank Bartell (Bortoli)--- Mike Anthony (Harry Baikauskas)--- Fred Page (Pappalardo)--- Rob Lewine--- Bobby Simms (Robert Siemiaskzo)--- Barney Pip--- John Uribe--- Kal David--- Jim Jarosz--- Ronnie Laas--- Interviews--- Album Covers--- Lyrics Page--- More Photos--- News Archive--- View Old Guestbooks--- Old Capt's Log


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