Origin: Vancouver, British Columbia
Tom Northcott (born in Vancouver, August 29, 1943) is a Canadian folk-rock singer with hits in the late 1960s and early 1970s. He was nominated as best male vocalist for a Juno Award in 1971. Later he co-founded Mushroom Studios in Vancouver and produced records. He once stood for public office, unsuccessfully, for the Social Credit Party in a British Columbia provincial election in East Vancouver. His hits are played regularly on Canadian classic rock radio stations. “She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not” (1965) was by “Tom Northcott & the Vancouver Playboys”; the Playboys were an established band that had played around British Columbia since 1962. Northcott joined the band on a tour in 1965, and issued the single on his own label. The 1966 singles were by “The Tom Northcott Trio”, which consisted of Tom Northcott, Chris Dixon (drums), and Rick Enns (bass).