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Time and Changes: Randy Meisner & The Poor

An overlooked, yet pivotal, period of Randy Meisner’s career took place between 1966 and 1968 when he was a member of the short-lived Denver garage rock band, The Poor. Here, I hope to provide a comprehensive look at the band’s origins and brief existence on the L.A. music scene during the Summer Of Love (1967). Struggling with poor management and just being poor themselves, they were really just a talented group of guys who couldn’t get a break.

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