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Tim Hardin

Tim Hardin (born Timothy James Hardin in Eugene, Oregon, USA on 23 December 1941 – 29 December 1980) was an American folk musician and composer. He is best remembered for writing the top 40 hits "If I Were a Carpenter" covered by Bobby Darin and "Reason to Believe" covered by Rod Stewart, as well as his own uneven recording career. Hardin dropped out of high school at age 18 to join the Marine Corps. After his discharge he moved to New York City in 1961, where he briefly attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Read more on

Tim Hardin has 4 songs that have been featured in movies like Factory Girl, Frau2 sucht HappyEnd, Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten and Meet the Fockers. What is your favorite song by Tim Hardin?


Songs from Tim Hardin

Red Balloon
How can we hang on to a dream
Black Sheep Boy
If I Were a Carpenter

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