Eddie Hardin

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Eddie Hardin
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Background information
Birth name Edward Harding
Born (1949-02-19)19 February 1949
London, England
Died 22 July 2015(2015-07-22) (aged 66)
Genres Rock, blues-rock
Occupation(s) Pianist, singer-songwriter
Instruments Piano, vocals
Years active 1967–2015
Labels Vertigo
Eagle
RCA
Teldec
See for Miles
Repertoire
Associated acts A Wild Uncertainty
Spencer Davis Group
Axis Point
Pete York
Jon Lord
Website www.eddiehardin.com

Eddie Hardin (19 February 1949 – 22 July 2015) was an English rock pianist and singer-songwriter. Born Edward Harding, he was best known for his associations with the Spencer Davis Group, Axis Point also Hardin and York.[1] Hardin, along with the drummer, Pete York, left the Spencer Davis Group on 26 October 1968, due to 'differences over musical policy'.[2]

He died following a heart attack on 22 July 2015, at the age of 66.[3]

Discography[edit]

a wild Uncertainty[edit]

  • "Man With Money" / "Broken Truth" Planet (1965)

Spencer Davis Group[edit]

  • With Their New Face On United Artists UA 1192 (1968)
  • Funky (1968)
  • Taking Out Time 1967-69 (Letters From Edith)
  • Gluggo Vertigo 6360088 (1973)
  • Living in a Back Street Vertigo (1974)
  • Catch You On The Rebop (Live in Europe 1973)

Reissues[edit]

  • With Their New Face On Repertoire REP 4684-WY (1997)
  • Funky One Way OW 34529
  • The Masters (compilation) Eagle Records (1999)

Hardin & York[edit]

  • Tomorrow Today Bell SBLL125 (1969)
  • The World's Smallest Big Band Bell SBLL136 (1970)
  • For The World Bell SBLL141 (1971)
  • Hardin & York with Charlie McCracken Vertigo 6360622 (1974)
  • Hardin & New York Teldec 624595 (1979)
  • Live At The Marquee 1971 RPM RPM135 (1994)
  • Hardin & York Live Repertoire REP 4459-WY (1994) 1970 recording, previously a bootleg
  • Still A Few Pages Left RPM Thunderbird CSA 106 (1995)

Reissues[edit]

  • For The World See For Miles (1985)
  • Tomorrow Today Repertoire REP 4481-WY (1994)
  • World Smallest Big Band Repertoire REP 4482-WY (1994)

Axis Point[edit]

  • Axis Point RCA PL 30039 (1979)
  • Boast of the Town RCA PL 25277 (1980)

Reissues[edit]

  • Axis Point / Boast of the Town (compilation) BGO (2002)

Solo albums[edit]

  • Home Is Where You Find It Decca TXS 106 (1972)
  • Wizard's Convention RCA Records (1976)
  • You Can't Teach an Old Dog New Tricks Attic LAT 1023 (1977)
  • Circumstancial Evidence RCA (1982)
  • Eddie Hardin & Zak Starkey's Musical of Wind in the Willows President (1985)
  • Situations President PTLS1089 (1988)
  • Wind in the Willows Live (featuring Maggie Bell, Graham Bonnet, Rafael Ravenscroft, Jon Lord and Zak Starkey INAK/BOSE INAK 9010
  • When We Were Young INAK 11005 (1996)
  • Dusk Til Dawn Voiceprint BP316CD
  • Survival
  • Just Passing Through (2000)

Reissues[edit]

  • You Can't Teach an Old Dog New Tricks Repertoire REP4464WY (1994)
  • Wind in the Willows Live Angel Air (1998)
  • Circumstancial Evidence Angel Air SJPCD024
  • Eddie Hardin & Zak Starkey's Musical of Wind in the Willows RPM 327 (2002)
  • Home Is Where You Find It RPM 271 (2004)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eddie Hardin". AllMusic. Retrieved 25 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Tobler, John (1992). NME Rock 'N' Roll Years (1st ed.). London: Reed International Books Ltd. p. 189. CN 5585. 
  3. ^ Jeff Giles (24 July 2015). "Former Spencer Davis Group and Axis Point Member Eddie Hardin Dies at 66". Ultimate Classic Rock. Retrieved 25 May 2016. 

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