Originally released in 1989 by RCA Records, Legacyfinds the original 1968 Poco lineup of Richie Furay, Jim Messina, Randy Meisner, George Grantham, and Rusty Young back together.The album features stand-out tracks “When It All Began,” “Nothin’ to Hide,” and “Call It Love.” “Call It Love” peaked at #18 on the Hot 100 and reached #2 on both the US Mainstream Rock chart and the Adult Contemporary chart. The success of Legacyhelped solidify Poco’s place in music history as pioneers of the country rock genre, and was widely celebrated by both fans and critics. Legacyshowcases Poco's signature blend of country and rock, with heartfelt lyrics and unforgettable melodies. From the soaring harmonies of 'When It All Began' to the foot-stomping rhythms of 'Call It Love,' Legacyis a timeless masterpiece.
The CD packaging was inspired by the original artwork, and features the original liner notes and lyrics. Legacywas recorded primarily at Ocean Way studio in Hollywood, CA, and was supported by a series of reunion tour dates throughout 1990. The album was produced by David Cole, with the exception of “Nothin’ To Hide” which was co-written and produced by Richard Marx.
"With each track, 'Legacy' showcases a band that hasn't lost its touch. Fans of Poco's early work will appreciate this album just as much as those who missed them the first time around." - Rolling Stone
"Listening to 'Legacy,' it's clear that Poco hasn't missed a beat. This is a band that still knows how to make great music." - No Depression
"A true gem of country-rock, 'Legacy' captures the essence of Poco's unique sound and serves as a testament to their enduring legacy." - American Songwriter
"Poco sounds as vital and accomplished as they did in their prime. 'Legacy' serves as a reminder of their timeless brand of country-rock." - AllMusic