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  THE BIG HURT - TONI FISHER

Toni Fisher
HRKCD 8225

Price £9.99 (+p&p)


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An accomplished singer of many years, who, with producer Wayne Shanklin, scored a huge worldwide hit with “The Big Hurt”.  The record caused a stir with its unique phasing, or, misaligned sound (due to the out-of-phase phenomenon that occurred when the twin-tracking effect ‘went wrong’).  Such is the history of hit!

 

Sadly, despite an effort to capture further success with “West Of The Wall” (some say, one of the first protest songs), which was her only other hit, Toni skipped from label to label without any other winners.

 

Nonetheless, this revised version of our earlier release now adds further tracks that were previously unavailable.

The 76+ minute CD features rare archive photographs from the Shanklin archive, and hugely informative notes from sixties musicologist, Austin Powell.

1. Speak of the Devil   17. Memphis Belle
2. Blue, Blue, Blue
  18. Hold Me
3. Autumn Leaves   19. How Deep is the Ocean
4. Love Affair   20. Laugh or Cry
5. Why Can't the Dark Leave Me Alone?   21. Lovers, Dreamers, Fools
6. Gloomy Sunday   22. Train of Love (2nd Version)
7. The Big Hurt   23. Springtime of Life
8. Springtime of Life    24. Love Big
9. Gotta Walk, Can't Sleep   25. Quickly My Love
10. What Did I do?   26. The Music From the House Next Door
11. My Silent Love   27. You Won't Forget Me
12. Maybe (He'll think of Me)   28. Everlasting Love
13. A Million Heartbeats From Now   29. Red Sea of Mars
14. Train of Love (1st Version)   30. 365 Disappointments
15. West of the Wall   31. Cry a Little For Me
16. If I loved you