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I woke up this morning with a song playing in my head. I'm pretty sure I haven't heard this song since the 1970's, maybe early 80's, but it's been driving me crazy because I can't remember the words and have NO idea who recorded it.

Can anyone name some 1970's male folk rock singers, to hopefully jog my memory. This isn't the kind of music I usually listen to, this is the stuff my mom had on the radio when I was a kid so I can't think of any. I thought for a minute John Denver but the voice was different, it almost sounded like the Eagles but still not them. I wish I could remember some of the words but I can't, I just have the tune in my head.
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Crosby, Stills & Nash?
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America? Pure Prarie League?

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Jim Croce?
Joe Cocker?

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Thanks you guys, I'm going to check out some of them on youtube when it quiets down here. Joe Cockers voice is too raspy and if I remember right James Taylors is kind of nasally so it wasn't them. I remember a song by Pure Prairie League and the voice was similar to the singer for that group, so they'll be the first I check out. I just wish I could remember the words, that would make it easier.
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It sounds like you think it might be PPL, but if not I thought of another one, maybe Jackson Browne?

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If it sounds like the Eagles, maybe it's Don Henley?

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