Tim Hardin Birthday – Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Rod Stewart, Bob Seger, Neil Young and more cover Tim Hardin

James Timothy Hardin (December 23, 1941 – December 29, 1980) was an American folk musician and composer. He wrote the Top 40 hit “If I Were a Carpenter”, “Reason to Believe”, “The Lady Came from Baltimore”, and more..

Lady Came From Baltimore

Bob Dylan

Palais Des Sports
Besançon, France
4 July 1994

  • Bob Dylan (vocal, guitar & harmonica)
  • Bucky Baxter (pedal steel guitar & electric slide guitar)
  • John Jackson (guitar)
  • Tony Garnier (bass)
  • Winston Watson (drums & percussion)

I was there to steal her money
Take her rings and run
Then I fell in love with the lady
Got away with none

Adler Theater
Davenport, Iowa
6 April 1994

Scott Walker

From “Scott” (1967)

Joan Baez


If I Were a Carpenter

Bobby Darin

If I were a carpenter
And you were a lady
Would you marry me anyway
Would you have my baby?

Robert Plant

Johnny Cash

Bob Seger

Sheryl Crow & Willie Nelson

Reason to Believe

Rod Stewart

If I listened long enough to you
I’d find a way to believe that it’s all true

Don Williams

Neil Young

Farm Aid 2013