Tim Hardin

1941 - 1980

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James Timothy Hardin (December 23, 1941 – December 29, 1980) was an American folk and blues musician and composer. As well as releasing his own material, several of his songs, including "If I Were a Carpenter", became hits for other artists. Hardin grew up in Oregon and joined the Marine Corps. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tim Hardin has received more than 638,022 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Tim Hardin is the 1,237th most popular musician (down from 1,060th in 2019), the 6,120th most popular biography from United States and the 489th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Tim Hardin ranks 1,237 out of 2,675Before him are Mary Lou Williams, Boris Grebenshchikov, Brian Setzer, Andrej Hoteev, Brigitte Engerer, and Trevor Rabin. After him are Nani Bregvadze, Mick Thomson, Veronika Dudarova, Albert Lee, Brad Delson, and Pál Kadosa.

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Among people born in 1941, Tim Hardin ranks 349Before him are Robert Pine, Yevhen Marchuk, Mary Alice, Dinko Dermendzhiev, Darlene Love, and Georges Heylens. After him are Donella Meadows, Stokely Carmichael, Natalia Bessmertnova, Florence Delay, François Weyergans, and Walter Block. Among people deceased in 1980, Tim Hardin ranks 194Before him are Heikki Liimatainen, Finn Ronne, Jacqueline Cochran, Jim Fouché, José Muguerza, and Gaetano Belloni. After him are Paavo Yrjölä, Maurice Genevoix, Mikhail Lavrentyev, Ben Sharpsteen, Bette Nesmith Graham, and Vicente de la Mata.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tim Hardin ranks 6,120 out of 15,968Before him are Frank Churchill (1901), Rosie O'Donnell (1962), Darlene Love (1941), Conlon Nancarrow (1912), Criss Angel (1967), and Carol W. Greider (1961). After him are Albert George Wilson (1918), Gordon Parks (1912), Busby Berkeley (1895), Frankie Genaro (1901), John Holt (1923), and Rachel Bilson (1981).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Tim Hardin ranks 489Before him are Edgar Winter (1946), Pat Torpey (1953), Steve Swallow (1940), Brad Whitford (1952), Mary Lou Williams (1910), and Brian Setzer (1959). After him are Mick Thomson (1973), Brad Delson (1977), Nat Adderley (1931), Steve Stevens (1959), Robert Cray (1953), and Jim Root (1971).