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Bobby Hatfield Unissued Tracks


Last updated 03 January 2013 - Updated items in red



Beautiful People

A Bobby Hatfield recording for Verve Records in Los Angeles on 09 Nov 1967 at the same session as his solo "Come Rain Come Shine", from the Righteous Brothers "Standards" album, most probably also produced by Mickey Stevenson.

See That Girl
I Can't Make It Alone
So Much Love To Give You
She

Four tracks recorded for Verve Records in Los Angeles on 15 Mar 1968 at the same session as "Hang Ups", most probably also produced by Bobby Hatfield and arranged & conducted by Don Ralke.

Hippies Blues

Recorded for Verve Records in Los Angeles on 03 Apr 1968 at the same session as "Soul Cafe", most probably also produced by Bobby Hatfield and arranged & conducted by Barry Rillera,"Hippies Blues" is perhaps a reference to Barry Rillera (B. Hip Rillera credited on "Soul Cafe").

Since You're Gone
Paradise
What You Want

Three tracks recorded for Verve Records in Los Angeles on 17 July 1968, "Since You're Gone" is not the Smokey Rodgers country classic as first though but a completely different song.
"Paradise" is the classic Harry Nilsson/Phil Spector song that the Ronettes recorded, produced by Phil Spector, in 1965 but remained unissued until 1976.

In My Mind

Recorded for Verve Records in Los Angeles on 21 Aug 1968 at the same session as "Brothers" and "What's The Matter Baby", most probably also produced by Bobby Hatfield and arranged & conducted by Kirby Johnson.

I've Got My Eyes On You

Recorded for Verve Records in Los Angeles on 23 Dec 1968 at the same session as "Only You", "My Prayer" & "The Wonder Of You", most probably also produced by Dick Glasser and arranged & conducted by Ernie Freeman.

Crying In The Chapel

Recorded for Verve Records in Los Angeles on 03 Mar 1969 at the same session as "I Only Have Eyes For You", most probably also produced by Dick Glasser and arranged & conducted by Ernie Freeman.

Woman You Got No Soul

Recorded for MGM Records at the Fame Recording Studios, Muscle Shoals, Alabama on 03 Aug 1970 at the same session as the "Messin In Muscle Shoals" album. Was scheduled to have been the B side of MGM 14171 "The Promised Land". Produced by Mickey Buckins.
It is possible that this track was issued on the Japanese release of the Bobby Hatfield 1971 MGM single "The Promised Land", this is waiting for verification.

In The Still Of The Night

Cover of the Five Satins classic hit, was produced by Richard Perry for Warner Brothers in 1972, along with "Oo Wee Baby I Love You" and "Stay With Me"

Cryin
Sweet Joy Of Life

Both tracks recorded for Warner Brothers c1972 in New York City, produced by Al Kooper, arranged by Al Kooper & Charlie Calello. Musicians - Al Kooper (organ/guitar), Chuck Rainey, Al Rogers, Paul Griffin, Eric Gale plus strings horns and backup singers."Cryin" is a cover of the Roy Orbison classic.

Information supplied by Al Kooper

Don't Do It

An Apple Records recording possibly made while Bobby Hatfield was at the Apple studios in London in 1972 recording "Oo Wee Baby I Love You".

Take It
My Girl

Both tracks recorded at the same session in 1979, "Take It" is a cover of a demo by the songs composer Scott Douglas MacLachlan of Soul Ambition Music
"My Girl" is a cover of the well known song that Bobby Hatfield recorded as a solo while with the Righteous Brothers in 1966 for the "Sayin Somethin" album.

Demo of Take It on YouTube

Demo of My Girl on YouTube

Information supplied by Scott Douglas MacLachlan

Try Gettin Over You
Am I Dreaming
Blue Eyed Night

All three tracks produced by Edgar Struble in January 1985 at Doc's Place in Hendersonville, TN. Dave Cline was the engineer.
Musicians - James Stroud drums, Larry Byrom guitar, Edgar Struble piano, Chuck Jacobs bass, and Mike Lawler keyboards/B3.
"Blue Eyed Night" was written by Bobby Hatfield, "Try Gettin Over You" was written by Michael Bolotin (aka Bolton).

Information supplied by Edgar Struble

Waiting In The Wings

Possibly recorded c1990 for EMI Records, Bobby Hatfield announced on the "Into The Night Starring Rick Dees" TV show in October 1990, that this was to be his next single but this didn't materialise unfortunately.

I Wish I Were Blind

Versions are said to exist of Bobby Hatfield taking a more active role on this Bruce Springsteen track, than the released version on Springsteen's 1992 "Human Touch" album, where he sang backup vocals.




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