Hunger – Strictly From Hunger

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A:
1. Colors
2. Workshop
3. Portland 69
4. No Shame
5. Trying To Make The Best

B:
1. Open Your Eyes
2. The Truth
3. Mind Machine
4. She Let Him Continue
5. Trying To Make The Best No. 2

C:
1. Open Your Eyes (Alternate Mix)
2. The Truth (Alternate Mix)
3. Portland 69 (Alternate Mix)
4. No Shame (The Touch Version)
5. Not So Fine (The Touch Version)

D:
1. Trying To Make The Best (Alternate Mix)
2. Workshop (Alternate Mix)
3. She Let Him Continue (Alternate Mix)

Steve Hansen: Rhythm Guitar, Lea Guitar (on “Portland 69” “Trying To Make The Best,” “Trying To Make The Best No. 2”); John Morton: Backing Vocals, Lead Guitar (on “Workshop,” “Portland 69,” “Trying To Make The Best,” “Trying To Make The Best No. 2,” “No Shame,” “Mind Machine,” “The Truth,” “She Let Him Continue”); Ed King: Lead Guitar (on “Colors,” “Open

Your Eyes”); Tom Tanory: Bass Guitar; Michael Parkison: Backing Vocals; Organ; Bill Daffern: Vocals on “No Shame,” “She Let Him Continue,” Backing Vocals, Drums; Gene Gunnels (Vocals, Kettle Drums); Mike Lane: Lead Vocals. On Strictly from Hunger album: Greg Munford: Backing Vocals.

Strictly from Hunger album originally issued on Public! Records P-1006. Recorded May 1968 at unknown studio, Arcadia, CA. Unknown recording engineer, perhaps Ted Corman. Unknown mixing engineer, perhaps Paul Buff. Produced by Stan Zipperman, with Bill Holmes, Joe Koistra and Jim Pettinoti. Mastered by Marty Cerf.

Acetate version of the album originally unissued. Recorded May 1968 at unknown studio, Arcadia, CA. Unknown recording and mixing engineer, perhaps Ted Corman. Produced by Stan Zipperman, with Bill Holmes, Joe Koistra and Jim Pettinoti. Mastered by Hank Waring.

“Colors” written by Mike Lane, “Workshop” written by Hunger, “Portland 69” written by Hunger, “No Shame” written by Art Wayne, “Trying To Make The Best” written by Mike Parkison, “Open Your Eyes” written by John Morton, “The Truth” written by Tom Tanory and John Morton, “She Let Him Continue” written by Paul Hampton, “Trying to Make the Best No. 2” written by Mike Parkison.

The Touch “No Shame” and “Not So Fine”

Steve Hansen: Rhythm Guitar; John Morton: Backing Vocals, Lead Guitar; Tom Tanory: Bass Guitar; Mike Parkison: Backing Vocals, Organ; Bill Daffern: Vocals on “No Shame”, Drums; Mike Lane: Vocals on “Not So Fine.”

Originally issued on Public! Records PR 103/4. Recorded November 1967 at Original Sound Studio, Hollywood, CA. Recording and mixing engineer: Paul Buff. Produced by Stan Zipperman and Bernie Ross. Mastered by Paul Buff.

This anthology produced by Eothen Alapatt.

Restored and remastered by Jason Bitner at Traffic Entertainment Group, Boston.
Lacquered by Chris Potter at Electric Mastering, London.
Art Direction by Errol Richardson. Original cover photos and design by Nik Shrode.
Licensed courtesy John Morton.

Special thanks to Geoffrey Weiss.

2LP, Digital. Originally issued as part of the Now-Again Reserve Subscription Service. 2018. NA5163.