Richard Harris

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Biography

Richard St. John Harris, 1 October 1930, Limerick, Eire, d. 25 October 2002, London, England. Although better-known as an actor, Harris nonetheless drew praise for his starring role as King Arthur in the film musical Camelot in 1967. The following year he began a recording career upon meeting US songwriter Jimmy Webb, the first fruit of which was ‘MacArthur Park’. This lengthy, melodramatic composition reached the US and UK Top 5 with sales in excess of one million and drew its appeal... Read more

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pop
60s
male vocalists
70s
uk 60s 70s rock and pop
irish
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singer-songwriter
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