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Chance Meeting
Friday January 7th, 2022 with Heavy Ben
The jazzy progressive side of Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina

Chance meeting on a yacht of a log and a mess. Happy new year and welcome to the first episode of Chance Meeting for 2022! Happy 74th birthday to Kenny Loggins, who was known as the "King of the Movie Soundtrack" for his work on A Star Is Born, Caddyshack, Footloose and Top Gun. Prior, Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina were prolific producers of easy listening pop and country rock from 1971-77. Most of it can stay there, however each album contains one excellent - and extended - song of interest, where the band gets out there. Here is an alternate universe "Loggins & Messina Greatest Hits", where these 10 minute cuts delve into jazz, prog, psych, and heavy rock.
Pathway To Glory
Loggins and Messina - Full Sail - Columbia - 1973
Angry Eyes
Loggins and Messina - Loggins and Messina - Columbia - 1972
Loggins and Messina - On Stage - Columbia - 1974
Same Old Wine
Loggins and Messina - Sittin' In - Columbia - 1971
Move On
Loggins and Messina - Mother Lode - Columbia - 1974
You Need A Man
Loggins and Messina - Finale - Columbia - 1977
Interactive CKCU
Happy New Year HB!

3:00 PM, January 7th, 2022
Heavy Ben
Thanks Adriana, heavy new year to you!

3:12 PM, January 7th, 2022
Man, that album with Angry Eyes got SOME plays when I had it, back when.

3:15 PM, January 7th, 2022
Thanks Ben! Great show today too, as always.

3:15 PM, January 7th, 2022
mike p
l and g really work for a cold day music from that period did (not only the log in Loggins warming it up though very sit by the fire inside or outside)mike p eh H B ?

3:21 PM, January 7th, 2022
m p
I figuratively just through a log into that comment by accident, now.

3:23 PM, January 7th, 2022
stop messina round with logs

3:32 PM, January 7th, 2022
Heavy Ben
Hey Benoît, yeah Angry Eyes is a killer track

3:36 PM, January 7th, 2022
Heavy Ben
There is a Backloggins of great music awaiting discovery

3:41 PM, January 7th, 2022
Wouldn't have ventured down this path without a Chance Meeting. Cool stuff! Cheers Ben!

3:43 PM, January 7th, 2022
Heavy Ben
Enjoy the fireside Mike P. -20C... it's a nice time to hunker down and hibernate

3:53 PM, January 7th, 2022
Heavy Ben
Thanks for joining this chance meeting, Scott. I guess your dog won't let you stay inside for long...

3:55 PM, January 7th, 2022