Cantamos

Cantamos is the seventh studio album by the country rock band Poco. It was released in 1974 on Epic Records. This album saw the band moving back towards their traditional country rock sound after experimenting with a harder style on the previous album.

Cantamos
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 1, 1974
RecordedAugust-September 1974
GenreCountry rock
Length36:39
LabelEpic
ProducerPoco
Poco chronology
Seven
(1974)
Cantamos
(1974)
Head Over Heels
(1975)

Release historyEdit

In addition to the conventional 2 channel stereo version the album was also released in a 4 channel quadraphonic edition on LP on 8-track tape in 1974. The quad LP release was encoded with the SQ matrix system.

The album was reissued in the UK on the Super Audio CD format in 2018 by Dutton Vocalion. This edition is a 2 albums on 1 disc compilation which also contains the 1974 Poco album Seven. The Dutton Vocalion release contains the complete stereo and quad mixes of both albums.

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [1]

In his Allmusic review, music critic James Chrispell wrote of the album "Much of the magic of their earlier albums has been recaptured."[1]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Sagebrush Serenade" (Rusty Young) – 4:58
  2. "Susannah" (Paul Cotton) – 4:13
  3. "High and Dry" (Young) – 4:49
  4. "Western Waterloo'" (Cotton) – 4:00
  5. "One Horse Blue" (Cotton) – 3:34
  6. "Bitter Blue" (Timothy B. Schmit) – 3:20
  7. "Another Time Around" (Cotton) – 5:01
  8. "Whatever Happened to Your Smile" (Schmit) – 3:14
  9. "All The Ways" (Young) – 3:28

PersonnelEdit

ProductionEdit

  • Producer: Poco
  • Recording Engineer: Mark Henry Harman assisted by Michael Verdick
  • Quadraphonic Mix Engineer: Don Young produced by Harold J Kleiner

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Chrispell, James. "Cantamos > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved Dec 26, 2019.