The Pozo-Seco Singers were an American folk music band that experienced national commercial success during the s. They are perhaps best known for the hit, "Time," and as the launching pad for Don Williams ' music career.
At the same time, Susan Taylor was a student at W. Taylor began a musical association with another student, Michael Merchant. In the fall ofMerchant headed off to college, leaving Taylor behind to start her senior year of high school.
Learning that they had compatible musical tastes and harmonized Snow Falls In Reverse - Brainstorm - 7 Steps Of Fresh Air (Deluxe Version) (All Media, Album), they decided to form a trio.
Inspired by an oil field term denoting a dry well Taylor's then-boyfriend was a geologistthey called themselves the "Pozo-Seco Singers. During Christmas break inMerchant returned home and introduced the newly formed trio to a song he had recently written, called "Time.
Featuring wistful vocals by Taylor, the record soon become a regional hit in the San Antonio market, and then across Texas. Columbia Records signed the three and released the song nationally, peaking at 47 on the Hot charts in April More impressively, "Time" peaked at 3 on Billboard' s Easy Listening chart.
A second single, "I'll Be Gone," also penned Follow Me Back To Louisville - The Pozo Seco Singers* Featuring Don Williams - The Pozo Seco Singer Merchant with lead vocals by Taylor stalled at 92 on the Hot and 34 on the Easy Listening chart two months later.
Both tracks were included on the group's debut album, Timewhich was released in the summer of and peaked at on the Billboard The well-received Time album and singles paved the way for even more commercial success for the group. DeShannon's version stalled at Kline left the group after I Can Make It With You was recorded, due to both friction with the group's producer, Bob Johnstonand being tired of constant touring. Kline was replaced by veteran folk singer Ron Shaw, who toured with the group and recorded with them on several singles following I Can Make It With You.
One of the songs Shaw introduced to the group was "I Believed It All," which instantly became popular in concert. The trio wanted to record it as a single. Johnston vetoed the group Complesso Ambrosiano Pinotti Carluccio - Come Una Sigaretta had it released as the B-side of a song Johnston had written and had them cut, called "Excuse Me, Dear Martha.
A number of disc jockeys began flipping the single to play the group's preferred track, "I Believed It All. Despite the hurdles it faced, it became a surprise hit on the Billboard Easy Listening chart, reaching as high as 8 in the spring of Columbia made few efforts to promote either the album or its lead-off single, "The Renegade," and neither charted.
Irish Melody - Mr. Acker Bilk* With The Leon Young String Chorale - Acker Bilk On The Shore duo returned to the studio to make additional recordings under producer Billy Sherrill, and although several singles resulted from those sessions innone made a commercial impact.
Taylor and Williams left Columbia in the fall ofhaving grown impatient with that label's failure to properly promote their material.
Though a characteristically strong offering, the album failed to chart. Taylor later remembered that the album was also the victim of poor timing, as the Kent State shootings in May took the air out of the folk movement. With the duo reduced to playing in increasingly small venues, they decided to part ways. Even though the group was defunct, Pozo Seco managed a final hit it Novemberwhen its medley of The Beatles ' "Strawberry Fields" and "Something" briefly appeared on the Bubbling Under chart.
Taylor recorded a solo album in and focused on Follow Me Back To Louisville - The Pozo Seco Singers* Featuring Don Williams - The Pozo Seco Singer for JMI Music . Notably, some of his first country singles on the JMI label were produced with Taylor's help.
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