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 Todd Hobin - Wellness Suite CD   Todd Hobin - Wellness Suite  NEW AGE (AUTOGRAPHED, SIGNED by Todd Hobin)
 CD $9.99
(2012, 46 min.)  Todd Hobin - Wellness Suite

8 Tracks are 1. A Day In The Life Upstate, 2. Adore, 3. Evening On Pleasant Lake, 4. Wandering Afternoon Fawn, 5. Dancing In The High Peaks, 6. Walking In The Icy Woods, 7. The North Pole New York, 8. Soaring Over The Southern Tier. Todd Hobin has been releasing independent music since 1978 as a member of The Todd Hobin Band based in Syracuse, NY. This is Todd's first full length solo release and is new age music primarily performed on piano and synthesizers.
Todd Hobin Band - Its Not Over CD  Todd Hobin Band - It's Not Over  (AUTOGRAPHED, SIGNED by Todd Hobin)
CD $9.99 (2012, 45 min.)  Todd Hobin Band - It's Not Over

10 Tracks are 1. It's Not Over, 2. Please Peace, 3. Someone To Hold, 4. Time, 5. Brother, 6. Who Still Loves You, 7. Let It All Go, 8. BFD, 9. Stand Up, 10. Waiting On An Answer.
 
Todd Hobin - Early Years 2 CD set 2010  Todd Hobin Band - The Early Years (2 CD Set) (AUTOGRAPHED, SIGNED by Todd Hobin)
CD $29.99 + $4.50 shipping (2010,  143 min.)  Todd Hobin Band - The Early Years (2 CD Set) Digitally remastered by Todd Hobin Studios from original vinyl records.  Release contains full length all Todd Hobin Band studio albums from 1978 to 1985.  4 releases on 2 CDs are Todd Hobin Band (1978) /  Passion and The Pain (1980) / Keepin' The Dream Alive (1982) / Turn It On (1985).  35 Tracks as listed by release - (01) ROCK MY SOUL; (02) LOVE IS MUSIC; (03) 03 WHERE IS SHE NOW; (04) HEY, GOD; (05) EVERYBODY'S GOT A SONG TO SELL; (06) NEW YORK COUNTRY SONG; (07) I HATE YOU (A LOVE SONG); (08) WHEN IT'S OVER; (09) GOOD-BYE; (10) I WANT TO BE LIKE HIM // (01) PASSION AND THE PAIN; (02) VICKII; (03) BAD BREAK FOR EDDIE; (04) ANGEL; (05) I WANT YOU; (06) MY GIRL; (07) WAITING FOR THE SUN; (08) I TRUSTED YOU; (09) HOME AGAIN // (01) KEEPIN' THE DREAM ALIVE; (02) I AIN'T GOT NO MONEY; (03) LOST WITHOUT YOUR LOVE; (04) HOW DO I KISS YOU?; (05) LET IT ROLL; (06) TALKIN' LIKE A FOOL; (07) JEALOUSY; (08) TONIGHT (I WANNA BE LONELY); (09) KEEPIN' THE DREAM ALIVE (REPRISE); (10) ARIA FOR KT; (11) NO WORDS // (01) EVERYBODY'S GIRL; (02) FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU; (03) SHE; (04) ALIBI; (05) TURN IT ON. Front insert is personally signed / autographed by Todd Hobin so not in shrink wrap.  TWO (2) AUDIO CD set.  Note:  The Dream, Live 1974-1991 is available below on CD and direct digital download.  Individual CDs and direct digital downloads are also available below.
Todd Hobin Band - Early Years 2010 back cover
                 
                 Todd Hobin Band - As Long As I Can See The Light Box Set CD Todd Hobin Band - As Long As... (5 CD Box Set)
                
CD (2000, 217 min.) 
08/04/2008 OUT OF PRINT - Please purchase individual CDs below.
                 Contains all Hobin CDs listed below.
                 Todd Hobin Band self titled 1978 MP3 320 VBR direct digital download full length retail remastered 2008 Todd Hobin Band - Todd Hobin Band
                
Direct Digital Download $9.99 (1978, 42 min.)
                remastered 2008  
   
                 Todd Hobin Band CD Todd Hobin Band - Todd Hobin Band
               
  CD $9.99 (1978, 42 min.) Todd Hobin Band - Todd Hobin Band  08/14/08 OUT OF STOCK. 
                 Please purchase MP3 direct digital download instead.
                

Watch Todd Hobin  - New York Country Song performed live.

Tracks -
01 ROCK MY SOUL 06 NEW YORK COUNTRY SONG
02 LOVE IS MUSIC 07 I HATE YOU (A LOVE SONG)
03 WHERE IS SHE NOW 08 WHEN IT'S OVER
04 HEY, GOD 09 GOOD-BYE
05 EVERYBODY'S GOT A SONG TO SELL 10 I WANT TO BE LIKE HIM
                 Todd Hobin Band Keepin The Dream Alive direct digital download Todd Hobin Band - Keepin' the Dream Alive
                
Direct Digital Download $9.99 (1982, 35 min.) 
 
                 remastered 2008
                 Todd Hobin Band  - Keepin' the Dream Alive CD Todd Hobin Band - Keepin' the Dream Alive
                
CD $9.99 (1982, 35 min.) Todd Hobin Band - Keepin' the Dream Alive 
Produced by Mark Doyle

Tracks -
01 KEEPIN' THE DREAM ALIVE 07 JEALOUSY
02 I AIN'T GOT NO MONEY 08 TONIGHT (I WANNA BE LONELY)
03 LOST WITHOUT YOUR LOVE 09 KEEPIN' THE DREAM ALIVE (REPRISE)
04 HOW DO I KISS YOU? 10 ARIA FOR KT
05 LET IT ROLL 11 NO WORDS
06 TALKIN' LIKE A FOOL  
                 Todd Hobin Band Dream Live 1974 to 1991 MP3 direct digital download Todd Hobin Band  - The Dream, Live '74-'91
                
Direct Digital Download $9.99 (2000, 74 min.)
 
                 remastered 2008
                 Todd Hobin Band  - The Dream, Live 1974-1991 CD Todd Hobin Band  - The Dream, Live '74-'91
                 CD $9.99 (2000, 74 min.) Todd Hobin Band  - The Dream, Live '74-'91

Watch Todd Hobin  - Angel performed live.


Watch Todd Hobin  - Home Again performed live.

Tracks -
01 PLEASE WELCOME 08 LET IT ROLL
02 MY GIRL 09 PASSION AND THE PAIN
03 I HATE YOU 10 TALKIN' LIKE A FOOL
04 BAD BREAK FOR EDDIE 11 TURN IT ON
05 I WANT YOU 12 HOW DO I KISS YOU?
06 VICKII 13 ALIBI / SHE
07 HOME AGAIN 14 ANGEL
                 Todd Hobin Band Passion and The Pain MP3 320 VBR full length retail direct digital download remastered 2008 Todd Hobin Band - Passion and the Pain
                
Direct Digital Download $9.99 (1980, 37 min.)
                
                 remastered 2008
                 Todd Hobin Band - Passion and the Pain CD Todd Hobin Band - Passion and the Pain
                
CD $9.99 (1980, 37 min.) Todd Hobin Band - Passion and the Pain
Tracks -
01 PASSION AND THE PAIN 06 MY GIRL
02 VICKII 07 WAITING FOR THE SUN
03 BAD BREAK FOR EDDIE 08 I TRUSTED YOU
04 ANGEL 09 HOME AGAIN
05 I WANT YOU  
                 Todd Hobin Band Turn It On MP3 direct digital download Todd Hobin and The Heat - Turn It On
                
Direct Digital Download $9.99 (1985, 29 min.)
                 remastered 2008
 
                 Todd Hobin and the Heat - Turn It On CD Todd Hobin and The Heat - Turn It On
                 CD $9.99 (1985, 29 min.) Todd Hobin and the Heat - Turn It On 

Watch Todd Hobin  - Turn It On performed live.

Tracks -
01 EVERYBODY'S GIRL 05 TURN IT ON
02 FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU 06 FAR AWAY EYES (hidden track)
03 SHE 07 NO WORDS (hidden Track)
04 ALIBI  
Check out Todd Hobin and Sons performing on
Erika DeSocio - Wouldn't You Like To Know CD.

Todd Hobin Biography
Todd Hobin been involved in the music business since the early 1960s. Heading the renowned Todd Hobin Band, and touring with national acts such as the Beach Boys, he�s gained a vast wealth of knowledge in the music and audio worlds. Putting touring to the side, he opened a recording studio / production company, Aircom Studios later to be known as Todd Hobin Studios and CD Source, in the early 1990s. He�s won numerous Ad Club awards for production of radio and TV spots on all levels- gold, silver and bronze. Todd was involved with the campaign �Always Coca-Cola,� lending his unique singing voice to the corporate giant. Pappyland, Fort Rickey, Goldberg�s Furniture, P&C Foods, Operation Separation (Onondaga County recycling campaign), and the shops at Turning Stone Casino are all satisfied recipients of Hobin Studios� excellence in music and audio production. Todd was inducted into the Syracuse Area Music Awards (SAMMY) Hall of Fame in 1996; An honor given out once a year to those accomplishing major feats in area music. He teaches Audio Engineering at the Los Angeles based Recording Connection and is the Studio Master and Music Director at Full Cast Audio, recently winning a coveted Audie Award for their production of �Buddha Boy�.

Producer, musician, and SAMMY Hall of Fame member Todd Hobin.  Since 1962, he has been making waves in the entertainment industry on both the creative and technical sides.  It all started in 1974 � It stopped in 1994�. During this time, this band, The Original Todd Hobin Band, had the pleasure of touring with and opening for, The Beach Boys, The Kinks, Richard Marx, The Allman Brothers, Huey Lewis and the News and too many more to remember them all.  They played hundreds of colleges on the East coast � from Tampa, Florida to Ann Arbor, Michigan to Bangor, Maine. Back in 2003 Doug Moncrief called Todd Hobin unexpectedly to discuss the possibility of the two of them playing together at a songwriter�s night in a local pub.  The idea of performing songs that they had written together and as solo entities seemed like a good thing to do. The gig was like old times but definitely �new� times as well.  This led to Todd calling Doug to see if he�d be interested in doing another songwriter�s night at a nearby college.  This eventually led to subsequent phone calls, Todd to brother Shawn and Doug to Bruce Fowler.  A breakfast gathering was arranged and 4 original members of the Todd Hobin Band were asking each other, �What do you think?�  It�s been 20 some odd years since these 4 original members of the Todd Hobin Band have performed together.  During this time, each of the original 4 explored different paths and directions in music.  Not being on the road also allowed these guys to concentrate on more normal things. Like life, raising children, visiting and sharing time with friends and family.  All the things that add to a life.  And now the paths have re-joined.  It�s time to share what life has taught.  It�s time to make music again and bring it all back together. The Original Todd Hobin Band.  Also joining this journey, though he�s really been on it since birth, is Brett Hobin on bass.  He is already an accomplished touring musician and he says he�s looking forward to yet another gig with his Dad and Uncle Shawn and his first real stage time with his other two �Uncles�, Doug and Bruce. 

Reviews:
Todd Hobin Solo Performance at LeMoyne College
By Big Mike Fisk, Sunny 104 Radio Station DJ
09/16/2011


Todd Hobin gave a solo performance at LeMoyne College on Wednesday night. It was the
gala opening of The Music at LeMoyne Concert Series. I LOVED the show, even
dreamt about it that night. I’ve seen Bruce Sprinsteen, Elton John, Billy Joel,
Dan Fogelberg and Styx in concert (some of my favorites). I’ve also seen the
Stones, the Police, the Who, Dylan (three times), and many more. Todd’s concert
was up there as one of the best concerts I’ve ever been to. He sounded perfect,
in great voice, playing guitar and grand piano. It was a pleasure to be able to
listen to Todd sing some wonderful songs.

In particular, there was one he wrote about his sister. Todd said he rarely
performs it. Apparently, his sister was blind and is only a memory to him now.
The tune was stunning … when it was over the entire audience was mesmerized,
waiting a few beats to applaud as we felt those beautiful words needed a moment
to reflect. There were a few moments like that during the night.

It was a moving experience yet a very FUN show … even some of the comments were like
Todd doing stand-up.

I’ve know Todd for many years. He’s been on my radio show many times, we’ve worked on
recording Christmas albums and more, we’ve appeared on the same stage at a
number of community events, shared cigars and laughs too many times to remember…

But at that LeMoyne show I wasn’t watching a great friend; I was enjoying
the creative efforts of a great artist.

Yes, a wonderful night and Todd: thank you very much!



Heritage Foundation

Mark Bialczak, Syracuse Post Standard 05-10-2005

"The Todd Hobin Band fueled the rock scene" says Dave Rezak,  music industry
professor and curriculum administrator of Syracuse University. 
 
The Todd Hobin Band played in front of 20,000 people as the opening act for the Beach Boys, The Kinks and The Allman Brothers Band, just to name a few. They also headlined at NY area colleges in the late 70's through the mid 1980's. The band mixed constant touring with studio work, releasing four albums "The Todd Hobin Band" in 1978, "Passion and the Pain" in 1980, "Keeping the Dream Alive" in 1982 and "Turn It On" in 1985. Hobin re-released the four plus a live CD in a boxed set in 2000 on his own Aries label.

Hobin recalls hooking up with The Kinks in Albany because bandleader Ray Davies fired the first opening act.

"The promoter thought, �Who can we put on the show who can sell tickets? We were getting airplay," Hobin says. A DJ in Poughkeepsie who was playing The Todd Hobin Band�s songs suggested them as a replacement, and the band toured with The Kinks.

But the band had its share of bad timing and illnesses.

And finally, constant life on the road and meetings with record company and talent representatives wore them down.

"My favorite line was, �This will be good for your career,�" Hobin says. "But it�s hard to feed your family in Syracuse when you�re touring in Cincinnati."

In 1985, the band�s career was over. The musicians took day jobs or played solo.

The goals for the Todd Hobin Band these days centers on the music.
Day jobs or not, they have all kept playing.

"We just want to play and share the stage with each other," says Moncrief, who didn�t join a band reunion five years ago because of family responsibilities. "Before, it was going for the brass ring. We did that. After we broke up, we all played with different musicians. But this group had the magic."

Todd Hobin and pals put their hearts into it performing live
Mark Bialczak, Syracuse Post Standard 05-15-2005
 
Verona, NY - For the last 20-some years, you've probably seen Todd Hobin around town.

Calling Central New York home, Hobin has played at some singer-songwriter nights. He has produced dozens of discs for that many bands and always makes a point to mingle in the audience when those bands play live.

But you've never, ever seen the guy whose faced graced album covers regularly in the 1970s and '80s look as happy as he was Saturday night on the Turning Stone Resort and Casino Showroom stage.

The Todd Hobin Band was back. And front man Hobin obviously was tickled to be on stage making music for the first time in 20 years with old friends and band mates Doug Moncrief, Bruce Fowler and brother Shawn Hobin. For extra good measure, Todd's son, Brett Hobin, played bass.

The combination was magical.

This reunion came about, Todd Hobin shared with the capacity crowd, because Shawn Hobin survived - make that thrived - after a heart valve replacement surgery last year.

Hobin said he called Moncrief shortly after and said, "We've got to get this band together before . . ."

No need to complete that sentence. Only good things are happening right now for this band.

With front man Hobin's obvious energy and charisma, Moncrief's beautiful tenor voice, Fowler's soaring guitar and Shawn Hobin's rock-solid percussion, the band toured regularly around the country in the '70s and '80s, always seeming to be on the verge of making it really huge.

On this night, they took the gold. The band alternated between an arena-rock roar that showed they not only were journey-tested, but also were Journey-worthy, and a tender, acoustic whisper that would make Crosby, Stills and Nash proud.

When the Hobins, Moncrief and Fowler sang harmony, it was dead-on perfect.

"Almost-hits" - as Hobin jokingly called them to the crowd - such as "Talkin' Like a Fool," "I Hate You" and the wonderful "Keepin' the Dream Alive" are as good as you'll hear on classic rock radio these days.

They hit a home run with "Caught between Hearts," written by Moncrief and Fowler, and "It's Not Over," co-composed by Todd Hobin and Moncrief after Shawn Hobin's health emergency.

Moncrief also starred on keyboards, guitar and vocals. Todd Hobin hit the mark perfectly while introducing Fowler's guitar, Shawn's drums and Brett's bass, proudly pointing out that Moncrief played "everything else."

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Check out Todd Hobin and Sons performing on Erika DeSocio - Wouldn't You Like To Know CD.


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                                                                       805 Band End of Light Best of 1979 To 1989 MP3 320 VBR full length retail direct digital download remastered 2008 805 - End of Light: Best of 1979-1989
                                                                                               Direct Digital Download $9.99

                                                                      remastered 2008 Direct Digital Download more info PROGRESSIVE ROCK

805 CD End of Light Best of 805 - End of Light: Best of 1979-1989
                                       CD $11.99 (2005, 72 min.)
805 End of Light Anthology CD  more info PROGRESSIVE ROCK
The Flashcubes CD Bright Lights Best of Flashcubes - Bright Lights / Best of
                    CD $11.99 (1997, 71 min.) The Flashcubes - Bright Lights more info 
POP ROCK
                                  New York Flyers Vol. 1 CD New York Flyers - New York Flyers Vol. 1: Best of 1979-1985
   CD $11.99 (2004, 37 min.) New York Flyers - New York Flyers Vol. 1 CD  more info ROCK
Alecstar CD Full Circle Alecstar - Full Circle: Best of
                     CD $10.99 (2005) Alecstar Full Circle CD 
more info HARD ROCK
                                                                 Mad Jack CD Straight Up Mad Jack - Straight Up LP
                                                                                       Direct Digital Download $8.99 (1984, 35 min., remastered) Mad Jack Straight Up MP3 download more info  SOUTHERN ROCK
Mark Doyle CD Out Of The Past Mark Doyle - Out Of The Past  more info  1
                          CD $11.99 (2002)  Mark Doyle - Out Of The Past 
INSTRUMENTAL GUITAR ROCK
Doctor Pocket CD Turn It Around Doctor Pocket - Turn It Around ft. Brett Hobin
CD $12.00 (2002, 54 min.) Doctor Pocket - Turn It Around  more info  ROCK

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