|Genres:||Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||rock singer-songwriter soft rock country rock classic rock 80s country-rock american aor male vocalists favs 70's raakis eagles related|
|Decades:||1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
|Links:||discogs lyrics secondhandsongs VIAF wikidata wikipedia|
8 March 1946, Scottsbluff, Nebraska, USA. Meisners musical career began in the early 60s as a member of local act, the Dynamics. He subsequently moved to Colorado, where he joined the Soul Survivors, later known as the Poor; but although this folk/country rock act was active between 1964 and 1968, its recorded legacy was constrained to two singles. Meisner then became a founder member of Poco, but having played on Pickin Up The Pieces, left following a disagreement to join ex-Poor alumni Allen Kemp and Pat Shanahan in Rick Nelsons Stone Canyon Band. In 1971, the bass player toured with Linda Ronstadt before joining fellow members Bernie Leadon, Glenn Frey and Don Henley in the Eagles. Meisner remained with this seminal act until 1977, when he left to pursue solo ambitions. The low-key I Really Want You Here Tonight was followed by the more successful One More Song, which spawned two US Top 30 hits in Deep Inside My Heart and...