Read “Rusty Young of Poco asked, ‘Why are you crying?'” Her love of a song brought her to tears. Music pro Gigi Shapiro never guessed that that one moment would help launch a career. Hear “If It Wasn’t for You…” Richie Furay Richie Furay is a founding architect of the Country Rock genre. And contemporaries like Don Henley, Jim Messina, Timothy B. Schmidt and more recognize it. You should too.