A Sign of the Times: The Spark Recordings 1975-6 - Tommy Hunt

A Sign of the Times: The Spark Recordings 1975-6

· TOMMY HUNT needs no introduction to Northern Soul fans: the vocalist was already a star before being adopted by the scene in the 1970s.

 

· Hunt made his name in Chicago with doo wop act The Flamingos before relocating to New York in 1960 to enjoy a successful solo career. By 1969, he was based in the UK.

 

· In 1975, Tommy was signed to Spark to record tracks aimed at the burgeoning Northern Soul scene. ‘Crackin’ Up’ reached No. 39, followed in 1976 by ‘Loving On The Losing Side’ (No. 28) and ‘One Fine Morning’ (No. 44).

 

· Hunt’s resulting LP, A Sign Of The Times (1976), now debuts on CD, coupled with an historic album Live At Wigan Casino, captured at the legendary Northern Soul venue (1975).

 

· The package is designed by noted Northern Soul reissue expert Glenn Gunton (Joe Boy, Outta Sight, etc.).

Available 28/10/2013

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1. LOVING ON THE LOSING SIDE
2. UPON MY SOUL
3. GET OUT
4. A MIRACLE LIKE YOU
5. YOU GOT ME WHERE YOU WANT ME
6. A SIGN OF THE TIMES
7. SIGN ON THE DOTTED LINE
8. LOVING YOU IS
9. CRACKIN' UP
10. HELP ME MAKE IT THRU' THE NIGHT
11. SUNSHINE GIRL
12. NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE
LIVE AT WIGAN CASINO

13. ONE FINE MORNING
14. I CAN'T TURN YOU LOSE
15. GET READY
16. MY GIRL
17. KNOCK ON WOOD
18. NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE
19. HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT
20. CRACKIN' UP
21. BABY I NEED YOUR LOVING
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