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This is my first contribution. I struggled with the format. Mention of a lot of albums was left out because I couldn't figure out how to format everything. Should I have entered the information that I gathered about his wife and child? If so would it be best to try for a chronological order or seperate things as much as possible. There dosent seem to be a consistent style to articles for similiar artists. I tried to keep it as dry as possible.
Good thing you kept it "dry". I would not have been able to. Hardin's "Red Balloon" is something from my childhood I will never forget. I must have been 11 or so. First time I discovered I could truly understand English (not my native language). First time also, perhaps, that I was really moved by a piece of poetry in *any* language. To be honest: I was absolutely shot in the heart with the tragedy of those lyrics. The way it made me feel, never went away and it became part of my personality. I remember I taped the song on the old small reel tape recorder I had, wrote out the song's lyrics, memorizing them. I'm now a better man for it, I'm sure. Sorry for rambling.
I hope someone is going to write more about Tim. I would if I could because I owe something to this artist. 126.96.36.199 23:27, 29 July 2005 (UTC)
I've added a mention that Red Balloon was also covered by Kula Shaker in 1996 as a B side to one of their single releases. Great version. I will now have to check out Tim Hardin's original, which I have never heard. Ionlyhaveonename (talk) 22:49, 16 November 2007 (UTC)