Norm Hacking Live:
The Scarborough College Concerts
TSR-1 (LP 1977)
no longer available
Hacking returned to Scarborough College (part of the University
of Toronto) in Toronto to make his first full indie recording from
two solo concerts. His musical influences (Michael Smith), direction
and friendships (Mose Scarlett, Ron Nigrini, Paul Corby) were already
Photography by Don Agro.
Vinyl, no longer available.
Words and music by Norm Hacking, except
where otherwise noted in the track list:
April Fool's '77:
1. (Introduction by Mose Scarlett)
Michigan Water Blues (Clarence Williams)/
Don't You Leave Me Here (trad)/
Caldonia (F. Moore)
Just Like Me 5:47
2. The Dutchman (Michael Smith) 5:03
3. Christine 3:49
4. Sure is Bad, When the Booze Don't Help 3:26
5. Maggie (trad, adapted by Tom Rush) 3:28
6. Song for Sixpence 5:12
7. Great Loves of the 20th
Century (Monsters Fall in Love,
8. You Have to Look a Little
Harder Now 1:55
9. Two Children 5:30
total time: 43:14
All guitar and vocals: Norm Hacking
Recorded by Doug McClement, Natural
Sound and Comfort Sound, Toronto.
"Norm's biggest talent is singing
solo in concert. By listening to his first album, Norm's warm personality
is sharply reflected in his music."
Kiyoshi Funatsu, Coast to Coast Music Magazine.
Read more reviews here.
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updated September 20, 2004