AT THE time I was recording ‘MacArthur Park‘, 25 years ago, the Beatles were also in the studio recording the ‘White Album’. Then George Harrison came in and whispered: ‘By the way, I love those strings on ‘MacArthur Park‘. ‘ It was all a send-up.
Simply so, who first recorded MacArthur Park?
Beside above, is MacArthur Park dangerous? Despite the rather poetic homage paid to it in the 1968 song, MacArthur Park became known for violence after 1985 when prostitution, drug dealing, shoot-outs, and the occasional rumored drowning became commonplace, with as many as 30 murders in 1990.
Subsequently, one may also ask, what film is MacArthur Park from?
Harris did release a single in 1967 – “How To Handle A Woman,” from the Camelot soundtrack – but had not done an album on his own until A Tramp Shining, written and produced by Jimmy Webb and featuring “MacArthur Park.”
Did Richard Harris the actor sing MacArthur Park?
Richard John Harris (1 October 1930 – 25 October 2002) was an Irish actor and singer. Harris had a number-one hit in Australia and Canada and a top-ten hit in the United Kingdom, Ireland and United States with his 1968 recording of Jimmy Webb’s song “MacArthur Park“.