IF I WERE A CARPENTER

Latest update on 05/05/2017

Artist: Bobby Darin
Author: Tim Hardin
Label: Atlantic
Year: 1966

Top 10 US.

Covers:

1966:

Tim Hardin [author, with Hang On To A Dream on the B-side]

1966:

Johnny Rivers

1966:

Jody Miller [as If You Were A Carpenter]

1966:

Joan Baez [idem]

1967:

Bob Dylan & The Band [Basement tape]

1968:

Four Tops [top 20 US & R&B]

1968:

Johnny Hallyday [as Si j'étais un charpentier]

1970:

Johnny Cash & June Carter

1970:

Lee Dorsey

1972:

Bob Seger

1973:

Spotnicks

1974:

Leon Russell

1975:

Leslie West

1980:

Waylon Jennings

1990:

Ed Kuepper

1993:

Robert Plant

2000:

Luka Bloom

2005:

Dolly Parton

Meanwhile Tim Hardin had a minor hit with Bobby Darin's Simple Song Of Freedom. They attended each other's recording session and swapped. See also: Red Balloon.

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