Reason To Believe – Tim Hardin

THIS DAY IN MUSIC………………………..on December 30th of 1980 singer / songwriter Tim Hardin died at age 40 of a heroin overdose in his Hollywood apartment. He is best remembered for “If I Were a Carpenter” (a hit for Bobby Darin in 1966 and the Four Tops in 1968) and “Reason to Believe” (a hit for Rod Stewart in 1971). Tim¬†originally recorded it in 1965. Hardin wrote some popular songs and was a very influential musician, but he had severe drug problems. His death came shortly after John Lennon’s.¬†