Hadley Hockensmith

Jan 01, 1990

Hadley Hockensmith is listed in the credits for the following albums:

Year Artist Album Role
1973 Sonlight Sonlight Songwriter, Electric Bass, Guitar, Vocals
1973 Andraé Crouch & The Disciples Live at Carnegie Hall Guitar
1976 Sherman Andrus Soon Coming Songwriter, Guitars, Bass
1977 Candle The Music Machine Guitars, Bass
1977 Bruce Hibbard A Light Within Guitars, Bass
1978 Karen Lafferty Sweet Communion Electric Guitar
1978 Janny Grein He Made Me Worthy Guitars, Bass
1978 Kelly Willard Blame It On The One I Love! Guitars
1978 Keith Green No Compromise Electric & Acoustic Guitars
1978 Isaac Air Freight Fun In The Son Guitars
1978 Andraé Crouch & The Disciples Live in London Guitars
1978 Paul Clark Change in the Wind Bass
1979 Reba Rambo The Prodigal ...According to Reba Guitar
1979 Scott Wesley Brown One Step Closer Guitars
1979 Erick Nelson & Michele Pillar The Misfit Bass, Guitars
1979 Oden Fong Come for the Children Lead Guitar
1979 The Archers Stand Up! Songwriter
1979 Imperials One More Song For You Songwriter
1980 The Boones Highlights Lead Guitar
1980 Beverly Glenn Take Me Higher Guitar
1980 Kristle Murden I Can't Let Go Guitars
1980 Tony Comer and Crosswinds Tony Comer and Crosswinds Bass, Guitars
1980 Maranatha! Singers Emmanuel Guitars
1980 Jamie Owens-Collins Straight Ahead Guitars
1980 Amy Grant Never Alone Songwriter
1980 Karen Lafferty Life Pages - Love of the Ages Acoustic & Electric Guitars
1980 Roby Duke Not the Same Guitars
1980 Paul Clark Aim for the Heart Lead guitar; Bass on "It's Still Open" and "Author of Love"
1980 Jaymes Felix White As Snow Bass, Guitars
1981 Stephanie Boosahda I Know That I Know Electric Guitar
1981 Silverwind Silverwind Guitars
1981 Dennis Agajanian Rebel to the Wrong Electric Guitar
1981 The Archers Spreadin' Like Wildfire Electric Guitar
1981 Andrus, Blackwood & Co. Soldiers of the Light Guitar
1981 Dallas Holm I Saw the Lord Guitars
1981 Don Francisco The Traveler Guitars
1981 Kelly Willard Willing Heart Songwriter, Arrangements, Electric & Acoustic Guitars, Background Vocals
1981 Scott Wesley Brown SWB Guitars
1981 Amy Grant In Concert, Volume Two Songwriter
1982 JoySong The Secret of Love Songwriter
1982 Maranatha! Singers Praise Six: Come and Sing Praises Guitars
1982 Cruse Cruse Arrangements, Guitar
1982 Imperials Stand By The Power Guitar
1982 Keith Green Songs for the Shepherd Guitar
1982 Richie Furay Seasons of Change Songwriter, Guitars
1982 Twila Paris Keepin' My Eyes On You Guitars
1982 Phil Keaggy Play Thru Me Bass
1982 Andrae Crouch Finally Guitars
1982 Steve Archer Solo Guitar
1982 Andrus, Blackwood & Co. Step Out of the Night Songwriter, Arrangements
1982 Bob Bennett Matters of the Heart Guitars
1982 Harry Browning Sweet Harmony Guitar
1982 Laury Boone Browning Sweet Harmony Guitar
1982 Harry Browning Sweet Harmony Guitar
1982 Laury Boone Browning Sweet Harmony Guitar
1983 Michael James Murphy Surrender Songwriter, Guitars
1983 Cynthia Clawson Forever Guitar
1983 Darrell Mansfield The Vision Guitars
1983 Keith Green The Prodigal Son Guitars, Bass
1983 Denny Correll Living Water Songwriter
1984 Tim Miner Tim Miner Songwriter, Guitar, Bass
1984 Keith Green Jesus Commands Us to Go! Guitars, Bass
1984 Paul Clark Out of the Shadow Guitars
1984 Twila Paris The Warrior Is A Child Guitars
1984 Evie Christmas A Happy Time Guitars
1985 Silverwind By His Spirit Guitar
1985 Howard McCrary So Good Guitars
1985 Wendell Burton Heart of Eternity Guitar
1985 Bob Ayala Rescued Rhythm Arranger, Guitars, Bass
1986 Koinonia Frontline Songwriter, Guitars
1986 Harvest Only the Overcomers Guitars
1986 Kelly Willard Message From a King Guitars
1987 Vickie Winans Be Encouraged Guitar
1987 The Winans Decisions Guitar
1987 Phil Keaggy Prime Cuts Bass
1987 Twila Paris Same Girl Guitars
1988 Tim Miner I Know You Think You Know Songwriter
1989 Annie Herring Flying Lessons Guitar
1990 Phil Keaggy Town to Town / Ph'lip Side / Play Thru Me Bass
1990 Hadley Hockensmith Heartsongs Guitars
1991 Phil Keaggy Backroom Trax #3 Songwriter, Guitars, Bass, Drums
1992 Darrell Mansfield Get Ready Arranger, Guitars
1992 Roby Duke Not the Same (reissue) Guitars
1995 Phil Keaggy Time 2 Bass
1995 Phil Keaggy Time 1 Bass
1995 Love Song Welcome Back Guitar

Hadley Hockensmith

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Nov 15, 1949

Hadley Hockensmith is a self-taught musician & songwriter born in Atlanta, Georgia. His parents were both from Frankfort, Kentucky but after his father joined the military, they traveled a lot During his most formative schooling & musical years he lived in Oklahoma City.

At 14 years old, he developed a deep love for blues guitar and at age 16, joined a band with Harlan Rogers & Bill Maxwell called the 'Third Avenue Blues Band'. After that band broke up, Bill, Harlan, Fletch Wiley and Hadley toured together in a contemporary Christian band called 'Sonlight' and were also the backup band for Andrae Crouch.

Hadley eventually moved to Los Angeles to work as a session guitarist, working with artists like: Ray Charles, Michael McDonald, America, Jeff Beck, Glen Campbell, David Gates & Bread, the Righteous Brothers, Billy Preston, Johnny Rivers, Michael Omartian, Gordon Lightfoot, Maria Muldaur, Richie Furay, Conway Twitty, Larry Carlton, Andrae Crouch, Keith Green, Phil Keaggy, Koinonia and many others.

He was then offered a full-time job playing guitar & touring with American superstar Neil Diamond, a job he has continued for more than 20 years.

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