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Lead up to the Recording:
- July of 1969 to 1972, Rod did very little musically.
- During this time he seems to have attended medical school in America.
- Some sources such as Discogs say this single was released in October of 1970.
- Jerry Bloom says it was released in October of 1971 (via Rod Evans Facebook Page in 2014).
Note from Maria, Rod’s ex-girlfriend:
Album Art & Booklet Review
- Original official release.
- Bootleg versions. “The Booby Bootlegs”
- Hard To Be Without You (George Fischoff & Tony Powers)
- Rod Evans – 1970 – Hard To Be Without You
- George Fischoff
- A Julliard graduate. Youngest composer on Broadway in 1970.
- Tons of credits on Discogs including “98.6” by Barry St. John (and versions by others). “We Were Made For Each Other” by The Monkees.
- Wrote the song “Lazy Day” by Spanky and Our Gang.
- Tony Powers
- Co-wrote the song “98.6 with George Fischoff. Wrote the song “Odyssey” which was covered by KISS.
- You Can’t Love a Child Like a Woman (Barry Gordon)
- Rod Evans – 1970 – You Can’t Love A Child Like A Woman
- Barry Gordon
- At the age of 6 he recorded “Nuttin’ for Christmas”
Producer – Bobby Paris
- Blue-Eyed soul singer from The Golden Keys
- Produced some singles for Capitol Records through until the early 80s.
According to DPAC.at bootleg was released in November of 1970.
For Further Information:
- Chasing Shadows: The Search for Rod Evans by Adrian Jarvis
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