Hang On To Your Resistance
1974 Daffodil Records
Hang On to Your Resistance was the debut album by Tom Cochrane, originally released in 1974 on Daffodil Records in Canada. The album was released under his last name, Cochrane. In 1987, Capitol Records re-released the album under Tom Cochrane and changed the title to Hang On to Your Resistance (The Early Years).
All tunes except “When I’m WIth You” and “West Coast Saga” were recorded at Toronto Sound Studios, Canada. The basic tracks for the above were recorded at RCA studios, Toronto, Canada by “Cub” Richardson.
Produced by Cochrane Co-production & Mix Down – Cochrane, Paul Barker, Francis W.H. Davies Engineered by Paul Barker Mastering Engineer – Robert Ludwig (Sterling Sound, New York)
Album Concept – Cochrane & Patrick McFarlane. Front Cover & Album Layout – Patrick McFarlane. Back Cover Photography – Richard Rallon
Special Thanks: Alan Booth, for his enormous talent and enthusiasm. Terry Brown & Toronto Sound, for the cooperation and understanding shown. Francis W.H. Davies, Craig Tandy, Peter Woods, Mark Stainback.
Executive Production: Chesterfield Music Company (Deane M. Cameron)
Manufactured by Love Production Limited. 2400 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario Canada M6M 1S6 Distributed by A&M Records of Canada Ltd.
Rick Nickerson – Bass guitar, additional percussion
Tom Cochrane – Vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, keyboards
Deane Cameron – All manner of percussion
Allan Booth – Piano (on all tracks except “When I’m With You”)
Dave Cooper – Electric, steel and six string guitars on “What’s In You?”
Ian Guenther – Strings on “You’re Driving Me Crazy (Faith Healers)”
“Danny” – Oboe on “Didn’t I Lorraine?”
Dave Budgell – Background vocals on “When I’m With You”
Peter Rochon – Additional keyboard effects