Soloist. Songwriter/singer. ASCAP member.
A NICE WITNESS FOR CHRIST
There is an extensive interview of me done by Scott Crawford, at . Do not let the site name alarm you. It is an "adult-themed music and entertainment" site. It is not a porn site, and you will not get tagged for spam if you go there. Scott is a journalist of integrity, who asked pertinent and penetrating questions, then printed my answers verbatim. Both God and His son received much attention in the interview.
"Fancy keyboard playing is the backdrop for this positive and upbeat collection. Hackley's vocals are reminiscent of Burl Ives." Review by Brent Castillo, The Wichita Eagle, March 5, 2005.
"world's wimpiest Christian rocker". Brother Russell Podcast;
: INFLUENCES (a very lengthy list, ending with...) "and of course, Richard Hackley."
"Yet the songs on the Worst of the Worst can be compelling in their awfulness. Songs like Richard Hackley's rabble-rousing, hackles-raising spiritual God's Backhand ("We're not talking about tennis or Ping-Pong!") ";
"Richard Hackley... HUGE musical influence. And a real bad mofo live.";
A Facebook group was started (thank you, Brian H.) bearing my name. It is open to the public. Group name is
I no longer perform live.
Beethoven and the Beatles.
Cakewalk Pro Audio software. Roland JV-35 synthesizer.
Here are all my music sites I maintain. All are free listens and downloads.
All the sites vary in content, though a few compositions will appear on multiple sites.
Most compositions are religious, but not all.
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