Remembering the vocal stylist and songwriter's second solo sojourn.
A year after his debut, Tim Hardin escaped the problems of the “difficult second album” with the stunning ‘Tim Hardin 2’, released by Verve in April 1967.
Endlessly underrated, Hardin wrote some of the most beautiful and enduring songs of his day, including the endlessly-covered 'If I Were A Carpenter' and 'Reason To Believe.'
As the former pop idol adjusted his sound to suit more adult tastes, 'Dream Weaver' was one of his singles that missed the US bestsellers.
Celebrating the 100 greatest songs from singer-songwriters from the last seven decades, including the best from Bob Dylan and Elton John.
The life of Bobby Darin was cruelly cut short when he died after open heart surgery on 20 December, 1973. He was only 37.
American roots music defined British folk-rock as much as Sandy Denny and Fairport. uDiscover traces the genre’s US influences.
‘If I Were A Carpenter’ is also closely associated with the Four Tops, Johnny Cash & June Carter and many others.