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Did Jim Webb Really Need Richard Harris?

uncredited writer, Beat Instrumental, October 1970

WORK ON the theory that ‘talent will out’ – and Jim Webb, fantastically consistent young American composer, would have made it anyway. In fact, though, he was helped to international fame through that rumbustious Irishman Richard Harris, who took Jim’s 'MacArthur Park' high in the world charts.

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