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Performer: Hawks
Genre: Rock
Title: Hawks
Country: US
Released: 1981
Style: Pop Rock
FLAC version ZIP size: 1231 mb
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Hawks was a power pop group based in the Fort Dodge, Iowa, area from 1979 to 1982. The band consisted of Dave Hearn (keyboards, vocals), Larry Adams (drums), Frank Wiewel (bass, lead vocals), Kirk Kaufman (guitar, vocals) and Dave Steen (guitar, vocals). They released two albums on Columbia Records - Hawks (rel. 3/81, NJC 36922) and 30 Seconds Over Otho (rel. 7/82, ARC 38058) − while they were together

Four of the five members wrote and sang great pop tunes that could have had wider appeal if this album had just received some airplay. The problem was that they were too commercial for the pop/new wave crowd and too pop/new wave for the rock crowd. Their sound recalled such British influences as Badfinger and American contemporaries like Cheap Trick and Todd Rundgren.

The Hawks album was produced by legendary producer. Signed to Columbia Records in 1980, the HAWKS soared in the early 80’s releasing two albums nationally. The self-titled debut album "HAWKS" was cut at West Minist’r Sound in Otho, mixed at The Record Plant in Los Angeles and released in 1981. Two singles from that album charted Continue reading.

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 It's All Right, It's O.K.
Written-By – Dave Hearn
A2 I Want You, I Need You
Written-By – Dave Cottrell
A3 Right Away
Written-By – Dave Steen
A4 Lonely Nights
Written-By – Frank Wiewel
A5 Let Me In
Written-By – Kirk Kaufman
B1 Need Your Love
Written-By – Kirk Kaufman
B2 American Girls
Written-By – Dave Hearn
B3 The Admiral's Munity
Written-By – Dave Hearn
B4 Spend This Evening
Written-By – Kirk Kaufman
B5 Dancing In The Shadows
Written-By – Dave Hearn

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – CBS Records Canada Ltd.


  • Bass Guitar, Vocals – Frank Wiewel
  • Design – Andrea Klein
  • Drums – Larry Adams
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Cary Pritikin, Mike Reeder
  • Guitar, Vocals – Dave Steen, Kirk Kaufman
  • Keyboards, Vocals – Dave Hearn
  • Management [Management And Direction] – Jim Koplik, Shelly Finkel
  • Photography By – Brian Hagiwara
  • Photography By [Band Photograph] – John Peden
  • Producer – Tom Werman
  • Recorded By, Mixed By – Gary Ladinsky


Issued with a printed inner lyrics-sleeve.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
NJC 36922 Hawks Hawks ‎(LP, Album, Pit) Columbia NJC 36922 US 1981
none Hawks Hawks ‎(CDr, Album, RE, Unofficial) Time Warp Records none Italy 2009
NJC 36922 Hawks Hawks ‎(LP, Album, San) Columbia NJC 36922 US 1981
NJC 36922 Hawks Hawks ‎(LP, Album, Ter) Columbia NJC 36922 US 1981