Pure Prairie League is a classic American rock band that was formed in 1965. The band is best known for their singles “Amie” and “Let Me Love You Tonight.” They have released several albums over the years, and their music has been featured in several movies and TV shows. In this blog post, we will take a look at the 10 best Pure Prairie League songs of all time.
10. Falling In And Out Of Love
Falling In And Out Of Love is a song about the ups and downs of love. The song is a great example of the band’s ability to write catchy melodies. The song peaked at #22 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song was also included on the band’s fourth studio album, Two-Lane Highway. It was written by band member Craig Fuller. It has been used as a soundtrack in films and shows such as The Simpsons and We’re the Millers.
9. Still Right Here In My Heart
This song was released under the album “Bustin’ Out” and it was a great way to start the album. The song is about a guy who is down on his luck, but he’s still got the girl he loves. According to Classic Rock History, this song did amazingly well reaching number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100. It’s a great song to play when you’re driving down the road and you want to feel good about yourself. It has been featured as a soundtrack in the movie “The Devil Wears Prada” as well.
8. I’m Almost Ready
I’m Almost Ready is a beautiful song about taking your time and enjoying the journey. The band powerfully sings about being content with who you are and not rushing through life. It was released under the record label RCA Victor and became a big hit in the summer of 1972. It reached number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Its popularity resulted in it being used as a soundtrack in the film “The Sting”. This song was written by band member Craig Fuller.
7. Early Morning Riser
This song is the perfect pick-me-up for when you’re feeling down. It is a song about never giving up and continuing to fight for what you believe in. It was written by band member Craig Fuller and is the only song on this list that was not written by lead singer/guitarist Mike Reilly. This song reached number 26 on the Billboard charts in 1977. It has also been used as a soundtrack in films and movies such as “The Replacements” and “We Are Marshall”.
6. That’ll Be the Day
That’ll Be the Day is a great song about lost love. They sing about a man who is reminiscing about lost love and how he regrets not being able to make things work out. It has been covered by numerous artists, including Buddy Holly, but the Pure Prairie League version is my favorite. This song reached number nineteen on the Billboard Country charts and is one of their most well-known songs. According to Barnes and Noble, the song has been used as a soundtrack in several films, TV shows, and movies like the film, The Breakfast Club. It was released under the album, Bustin’ Out, in 1972.
5. Angel #9
Angel #9 is a great song about taking risks and following your heart. The song was produced by George Martin and was released in 1978. The song peaked at #11 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song is about a young man who is in love with a girl named Angel. The young man is willing to take any risk to be with her. It has been covered by numerous artists the likes as Willie Nelson, Patsy Cline, and Emmylou Harris. It is a song that has been featured in movies such as Thelma & Louise and Bridget Jones’s Diary.
“Tears” is another beautiful song about love and loss from Pure Prairie League. The song is about a man who is grieving the loss of his loved one. It was released under the album “Bustin’ Out” in 1972. This song was written by Craig Fuller. It has been covered by many artists, including George Strait and LeAnn Rimes. You will find it as a soundtrack in movies and TV shows such as The Big Chill and Grey’s Anatomy. This is a must-listen for any fans of Pure Prairie League. It did very well reaching number four on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
3. Two-Lane Highway
This is a song about the simple life and taking things slow. It’s a perfect road trip song, and it will make you want to go for a long drive. It was produced by George Martin and released in 1972. This song gained popularity reaching number 28 on the Billboard Hot 100. According to Oldies, it has been featured in movies like Cars and Thelma & Louise as a soundtrack. In addition to that, the song has been covered by many artists like Emmylou Harris and The Byrds.
2. Let Me Love You Tonight
Let Me Love You Tonight is a song about, well, letting someone love you tonight. The speaker in the song is talking to a woman, telling her that he knows she’s been hurt before and that she’s guarded, but he wants her to let him love her tonight. He says he’ll be gentle and understanding, and that he just wants to love her and make her feel good. It reached number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1980. It has been used as a soundtrack in several movies and TV shows including The Simpsons, American Pie, and That ’70s Show.
Amie is a song about a simple country girl that the narrator can’t seem to forget. The song was produced in 1972 and became an instant hit at number 26 on the charts. The song is told from the perspective of a man who is infatuated with this girl and he does a great job of conveying that through the lyrics. It has been used as a soundtrack in films and movies such as The Simpsons Movie and The Hangover Part III.
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