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Richard Harris

voc, 1930-2002 IE, Limerick
Singer / Songwriter / Producer of Pop and Rock
A.k.a. Richard St. John Harris

Richard St John Harris (1 October 1930 – 25 October 2002) was an Irish actor, singer, songwriter, producer, director, and writer. He appeared on stage and in many films, appearing as Frank Machin in This Sporting Life, and King Arthur in the 1967 film Camelot and the subsequent 1981 revival of the show. He played an aristocrat and prisoner in A Man Called Horse (1970), a gunfighter in Clint Eastwood's Western film Unforgiven (1992), Emperor Marcus Aurelius in Gladiator (2000), and Albus Dumbledore in the first two Harry Potter films: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001) and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002). Harris had a top ten hit in the United Kingdom and United States with his 1968 recording of Jimmy Webb's song "MacArthur Park".

  • Vocals
  • Guitar
  • Harmonica
  • Mandolin
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Soundtrack
  • Spoken Word
  • World
Popular Tracks   
MacArthur Park on A Tramp Shining by Richard Harris
Camelot on Camelot by Original 1983 London Cast
Didn't We - With Interlude on A Tramp Shining by Richard Harris
The Yard Went On Forever on Lost 60s by Various Artists
How to Handle a Woman on Camelot by Original 1983 London Cast
Lovers Such as I on Songs to Remember Vol. 1 by Various Artists
A Tramp Shining on A Tramp Shining by Richard Harris
If You Must Leave My Life on A Tramp Shining by Richard Harris
Paper Chase - Without Interlude on A Tramp Shining by Richard Harris
Name Of My Sorrow - With Interlude on A Tramp Shining by Richard Harris

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
The Anthology 1968-1974: Man of Words, Man of MusicRichard Harris2008Compil.
My Boy/SlidesRichard Harris2005Compil.
MacArthur Park - Richard Harris Sings The Songs Of Jimmy WebbRichard Harris1997Compil.
The Webb Sessions 1968-1969Richard Harris1995Compil.
Camelot"Camelot" Original 1982 London Cast, Richard Harris, Fiona Fullerton, Robert Meadmore, Michael Howe, William Squire, Robin Bailey In Lerner & Loewe1982Album
I Can Read About Dogs and PuppiesRichard Harris1979Single
Mac Arthur ParkRichard Harris1974Single
Theme From "The Prophet" (Pleasure Is A Freedom Song / On Love)Richard Harris1974Single
The ProphetKhalil Gibran, Arif Mardin Featuring Richard Harris1974Single
Macarthur ParkRichard Harris1974Compil.
The ProphetKhalil Gibran Featuring Richard Harris1974Album
I, In The Membership Of My DaysRichard Harris1974Album
Didn't We / My BoyRichard Harris1973Single
Go To The MirrorRichard Harris, The London Symphony Orchestra1973Single
The Richard Harris Collection: His Greatest PerformancesRichard Harris1973Compil.
Jonathan Livingston SeagullRichard Harris1973Album
There Are Too Many Saviours On My CrossRichard Harris1972Single
SlidesRichard Harris1972Album
MacArthur Park / Turning Back The PagesRichard Harris1972Single
I Don't Have To Tell You/How I Spent My SummerRichard Harris1972Single
The Richard Harris Love AlbumRichard Harris1972Compil.
MacArthur ParkRichard Harris1972Single
SlidesRichard Harris1972Album
Turning Back The Pages / Half Of Every DreamRichard Harris1972Single
Macarthur ParkRichard Harris1972Single
My BoyRichard Harris1971Album
MacArthur Park / My BoyRichard Harris1971Single
My BoyRichard Harris1971Single
My BoyRichard Harris1971Single
My Boy / Why Did You Leave MeRichard Harris1971Single
Ballad Of "A Man Called Horse"Richard Harris1970Single
CromwellFrank Cordell With Richard Harris And Alec Guinness1970Album
One Of The Nicer Things / WatermarkRichard Harris1969Single
Fill The World With LoveRichard Harris1969Single
Mac Arthur Park / The Yard Went On ForeverRichard Harris1968Single
The Yard Went On ForeverRichard Harris1968Single
A Tramp ShiningRichard Harris1968Album
Mac Arthur ParkRichard Harris1968Single
The Yard Went On ForeverRichard Harris1968Single
Macarthur ParkRichard Harris1968Single
The Yard Went On Forever...Richard Harris1968Album
A Tramp ShiningRichard Harris1968Single
The HiveRichard Harris1968Single
How To Handle A WomanRichard Harris1967Single
MacArthur Park / Didn't WeRichard HarrisSingle
Didn't WeRichard HarrisSingle
The Prophet / The Trial Of Billy JackRichard Harris / Elmer BernsteinAlbum
His Greatest PerformancesRichard HarrisCompil.
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