|Genres:||Folk Kids & Family Movies Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||folk 60s soundtrack vocal american|
|Decades:||1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s|
12 January 1930, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Yarbrough was best known as lead vocalist of the 60s folk group the Limeliters. He also recorded numerous albums and had a Top 20 single under his own name in 1965. Yarbrough sang in church as a child and became a folk singer in the mid-50s. He was discovered in Chicago and performed on the national folk circuit, eventually starting his own coffee-house, the Limelite, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with Alex Hassilev. Along with Lou Gottlieb, the two formed the Limeliters, who were very successful in the early 60s, placing 10 albums on the US charts between 1961 and 1964. Yarbrough left the Limeliters in 1964 and recorded the theme song from the film Baby The Rain Must Fall, which reached US number 12 in 1965. Yarbrough eventually had 10 chart solo albums by the end of the 60s but only one further chart single. On The Lonely Things, Each Of Us and Glenn Yarbrough Sings The Rod McKuen Songbook, poet Rod McKuen wrote the...