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Bobby Hatfield Unissued Tracks


Last updated 15 September 2022 - 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.
I Can't Make It Alone
She
Two 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 a reference to Barry Rillera.
Since You're Gone
One of 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.
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.
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
Can I Get A Witness
Little is know about this track but an acetate of the recording does exist.
As this a track associated with Tamla Motown, recorded by Marvin Gaye, it is possible that it was recorded in 1972 with another Tamla Motown associated track, "Sweet Joy Of Life".
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.




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