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Tim Hardin

g, voc, 1941-1980 US, Eugene, Oregon
Composer of Rock, World and Folk
A.k.a. James Timothy Hardin The Author (7)

American folk musician, songwriter and composer, born 23 December 1941 in Eugene, Oregon, USA, died 29 December 1980 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He wrote the Top 40 hit "If I Were a Carpenter", covered by, among others, Bobby Darin, Joan Baez, Johnny Cash, The Four Tops, and Robert Plant; his song "Reason to Believe" has been covered by many artists, including Rod Stewart (who had a chart hit with the song).

  • Guitar
  • Vocals
  • Piano
  • Keyboards
  • Rock
  • World
  • Folk
  • Pop
  • Spoken Word
Popular Tracks   
How Can We Hang On To A Dream on Tim Hardin 1 by Tim Hardin
If I Were A Carpenter on Hang On To A Dream: The Verve Recordings by Tim Hardin
Black Sheep Boy on Hang On To A Dream: The Verve Recordings by Tim Hardin
Reason To Believe on Tim Hardin 1 by Tim Hardin
Red Balloon on Hang On To A Dream: The Verve Recordings by Tim Hardin
Part Of The Wind on Tim Hardin 1 by Tim Hardin
The Lady Came From Baltimore on Hang On To A Dream: The Verve Recordings by Tim Hardin
Don't Make Promises on Tim Hardin 1 by Tim Hardin
Misty Roses on Tim Hardin 1 by Tim Hardin
Bird On the Wire on Bird On A Wire by Tim Hardin

Track list and 30sec audio provided by


Title Artist Year Type
Lost In L.A.Tim Hardin2018Album
Under My Dub / It Will Never Dubben AgainThe Rolling Stones / Tim Hardin2007Album
Through The YearsTim Hardin2007Compil.
Black Sheep Boy - An Introduction To Tim HardinTim Hardin2002Compil.
Person To Person 1963-1980Tim Hardin2000Compil.
Suite For Susan Moore And Damion - We Are - One, One, All In One/ Bird On A WireTim Hardin1999Compil.
Simple Songs Of Freedom -The Tim Hardin CollectionTim Hardin1996Compil.
Hang On To A Dream: The Verve YearsTim Hardin1994Compil.
Fire And RainTim Hardin1990Single
Reason To BelieveTim Hardin1987Single
How Can We Hang On To A DreamTim Hardin1987Single
Reason To Believe (The Best Of)Tim Hardin1987Compil.
The Memorial AlbumTim Hardin1981Compil.
The Homecoming ConcertTim Hardin1981Album
The Shock Of GraceTim Hardin1981Compil.
UnforgivenTim Hardin1980Album
NineTim Hardin1976Album
ArchetypesTim Hardin1974Compil.
Tim Hardin 1 / 2Tim Hardin1974Compil.
The Best Of Tim Hardin / Simple Song Of FreedomTim Hardin1974Compil.
Do The DoTim Hardin1973Single
Darling GirlTim Hardin1973Single
Shiloh Town / Blues On My CeilingTim Hardin1973Single
Painted HeadTim Hardin1972Album
Superstarshine Vol. 14Tim Hardin1972Compil.
Bird On A Wire / ThresholdTim Hardin / Paul Carney1972Album
Bird On The WireTim Hardin1971Single
Bird On A WireTim Hardin1971Album
Simple Song Of FreedomTim Hardin1969Single
Once-Touched By FlameTim Hardin1969Single
The Best Of Tim HardinTim Hardin1969Compil.
Suite For Susan Moore And Damion - We Are - One, One, All In OneTim Hardin1969Album
Question Of Birth / Once-Touched By FlameTim Hardin1969Single
Tim Hardin 4Tim Hardin1968Album
Tim Hardin 3 Live In ConcertTim Hardin1968Album
If I Were A CarpenterTim Hardin1967Single
Black Sheep BoyTim Hardin1967Single
Hang On To A DreamTim Hardin1967Single
Tim Hardin 2Tim Hardin1967Album
This Is Tim HardinTim Hardin1967Album
Black Sheep BoyTim Hardin1967Single
Lady Came From BaltimoreTim Hardin1967Single
You Upset The Grace Of Living When You LieTim Hardin1967Single
Tim Hardin 1Tim Hardin1966Album
Don't Make PromisesTim Hardin1966Single
Reason To Believe / Smugglin' ManTim HardinSingle
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