Released: January 1971
Chart Peak: #26
Weeks Charted: 21
Poco got good very suddenly it seems. Some time between their first and second time they learned how to harmonize and began providing a very legitimate counterpart to CSN&Y, having less charisma than the LA charmers, but a more together flowing musical sound. This is a live album and it captures the group at their most bouncing moments.
- Danny Goldberg, Circus, 4/71.
Poco's 3rd album is its first "live" recording, taken from appearances at Boston's Music Hall and New York's Felt forum. "Pickin' Up The Pieces," an exciting finale/medley of "Just In Case It Happens," "Yes Indeed," "Grand Junction" and "Consequently So Long," and the most recent chart single, "You'd Better Think Twice," are well-received favorites, while "A Man Like Me," and "Hear That Music" are the best new material.
- Billboard, 1971.
The first of two live albums, and consisting of mostly new material -- a major country-rock success, capturing not only the lyricism and upbeat approach of the band, but also the infectiously positive attitude of its fans. * * *
- Bruce Eder, The All-Music Guide to Rock, 1995.
Deliverin' is the live flipside of Poco's 1970 eponomously-named debut, and shows how powerful a live group it was, even at its start. * * * *
- Gil Asakawa, Musichound Rock: The Essential Album Guide, 1996.
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