EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #496: ” YOU BETTER THINK TWICE” -POCO

45cat - Poco - You Better Think Twice / Pickin' Up The Pieces - Epic -  Germany - 5-9984

Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970- #496: “You Better Think Twice”-Poco. October 3, 1970.

  • Single: “You Better Think Twice”- Poco
  • Record Company- Epic
  • Genre- Country Rock
  • Written by Jim Messina
  • Time: 3:18
  • B-side:”Anyway Bye Bye”
  • Album- Deliverin’
  • Grade: B
  • Peaked at #72 8 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.

Poco was a country rock band formed in Los Angeles. In the band were former Buffalo Springfield members Richie Furay and Jim Messina- and also a couple future Eagles [don’t hold that against them]- Randy Meisner later on Timothy B. Schmit. From 1970-89 they had 13 Hot 100 singles with4 making the Top 40- their biggest hit being “Crazy Love” #17 in 1979.

3 responses to “EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #496: ” YOU BETTER THINK TWICE” -POCO

  1. Poor Poco. Good band but could never find a niche. Rock audiences were not quite ready to embrace Country in 1970 as it was, but the songs were generally missing an “edge.” Needed a little more Merle.

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