Richie Furay has been part of three influential bands that have produced a stack of hits: Buffalo Springfield, Poco and the Souther-Hillman-Furay Band. Yet Furay as a solo artist has said he's "never really had what I'd call a solid hit song."
As part of the activity surrounding his latest solo release In The Country, Richie Furay stopped in to The Grammy Museum for some Q&A and several songs from his storied five decade career. There were some great and unexpected references to Don Was, Elvis Costello (“I learned to play piano...
On July 13, The GRAMMY Museum hosted An Evening With Richie Furay, where the legendary artist, along with GRAMMY-winning producer Val Garay, was interviewed by Scott Goldman. They discussed Furay’s new album In The Country, explored his creative process and shared highlights from an astonishing 60-year career in music. Attendees were also treated to a musical performance by Furay, Dan Skarda and Jesse Furay Lynch. Shown L-R: Val Garay, Richie Furay and Scott Goldman.
Hear our full conversation on my podcast “Beyond the Fame.”. He made the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a founding member of Buffalo Springfield. This Friday, Richie Furay releases his new country music duet album “In the Country.”. “What a challenging, fun project,” Furay told WTOP....
In Their Words: “Ricky Nelson was an idol and musical hero of mine. This song (or any) by Ricky had to be included on this record because of his influence on me. I remember watching and waiting for him to play on the old Ozzie and Harriet TV show. One such performance was the one that prompted me — I want to do this; I want to be a musician. Ricky was singing ‘Be-Bop Baby,’ and that was the clincher; I never looked back. I once met him in Los Angeles when Poco was playing at the Troubadour. It was a moment in time that will always be dear to my heart.
Buffalo Springfield and Poco Founder Richie Furay Shares Immaculate “Walking in Memphis” Performance Video
Celebrated country-rock pioneer Richie Furay has released a new studio performance video of the Grammy-nominated hit song “Walking in Memphis.”. Taken from his new album, In the Country, Furay's unique rendition of the 1991 Marc Cohn classic showcases the singer’s inimitable voice carried along by lively acoustic guitars, lilting pedal steel, and soaring background vocals.
Richie Furay — credited as one of the founders of country-rock — is coming to the New Jersey area in June, 2022 where he will play shows on June 11 at Alpha Wave Studios in Whippany and on June 12 at SOPAC in South Orange. Furay is a...
Nashville, TN (April 28, 2022)—Richie Furay, a founding member of Buffalo Springfield and Poco, teamed up with his old pal Val Garay, the multi-Grammy Award-winning producer whose credits include Linda Ronstadt, Kim Carnes and James Taylor, to record his first studio album in seven years at Nashville’s legendary Blackbird Studio.