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Richard Harris - MacArthur Park album download
Richard Harris - MacArthur Park album download
Performer: Richard Harris
Title: MacArthur Park
Country: Germany
Released: 1968
Style: Vocal
Rating: 4.4/5
FLAC size: 1692 mb | MP3 size: 1998 mb | WMA size: 1575 mb
Genre: Pop

MacArthur Park" is a song written and composed by Jimmy Webb. Richard Harris was the first to record it in 1968; his version peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and number four on the UK Singles Chart. MacArthur Park" was subsequently covered by numerous artists, including a 1969 Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal-winning version by country music singer Waylon Jennings and a number one Billboard Hot 100 disco arrangement by Donna Summer in 1978.

CanadaI listened to Richard Harris sing McArthur Park in the late 60's that was part of an album with a mix of other music. I think we wore out that album playing it over and over and over at the highest level possible on the record player And on August 24th, 1968 it reached {for 2 weeks} on the Australian Kent Music chart.

Produced by Jimmy Webb. Album A Tramp Shining. MacArthur Park Lyrics. Spring was never waiting for us, girl It ran one step ahead As we followed in the dance. Between the parted pages and were pressed In love's hot fevered iron Like a striped pair of pants

Richard Harris - Macarthur Park. Artist: Richard Harris. Album: A Tramp Shining, 1968. Has been played on. United States 91.

According to the MacArthur Park Songfacts, Jimmy Webb wrote a 22-minute cantata in the summer of 1967 that ended with a seven-minute coda called "MacArthur Park.

Of course, MacArthur Park is on this album and the cake is still melting in the rain, but the other lyrics and themes are equally colorful. Love it or hate it. It will stick in your mind as it did in mine for more than 20 years after I lost the original vinyl album. There is nothing like MacArthur Park in high volume hi fi. Supposedly, many of the songs were written after Jimmy Webb's heart was broken by the cousin of Linda Ronstadt and although poetic, there is much literal about the emotion in the songs and music  .

Richard Harris – MacArthur Park. MacArthur's Park is melting in the dark All the sweet, green icing flowing down Someone left the cake out in the rain I don't think that I can take it 'Cause it took so long to bake it And I'll never have that recipe again Oh no! I recall the yellow cotton dress Foaming like a wave On the ground around your knees The birds, like tender babies in your hands And the old men playing checkers by the trees

Artist: Richard Harris ( Richard St John Harris). Also performed by: Liza Minnelli, Andy Williams, The Four Tops, Tony Bennett, The Ray Charles Singers, The Travellers, Nancy Sinatra, Donna Summer, Waylon Jennings, Jerry Vale, Jimmy Webb. Album: MacArthur Park (1968). Spring was never waiting for us, girl. It ran one step ahead.


A MacArthur Park 7:13
B Paper Chase 2:14

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Carlin Music
  • Pressed By – Decca Record Co. Ltd., Pressing Plant, UK.
  • Lacquer Cut At – Decca Studios


  • Arranged By, Producer – Jimmy Webb
  • Lacquer Cut By – C
  • Written-By – Webb*


Label variant with the following main differences:
- "USA No." text present on both sides.
- Inverted label numbers omit any form of brackets.
- MacArthur Park track title printed in all capitals.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): T2PW 9386
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): T2PW 9387
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped): T2PW-9386-1C H JT 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped): T2PW-9387-1C BM JT 1
  • Other (USA No.): D-4134
  • Other (Tax code): J/T

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
45-15063 Richard Harris Mac Arthur Park ‎(7", Single) RCA Victor 45-15063 Germany 1968
42.037 Richard Harris MacArthur Park / Didn't We ‎(7", Single, 4-P) RCA Victor 42.037 South Africa 1968
45-D-4134 Richard Harris Mac Arthur Park ‎(7", Single) Dunhill 45-D-4134 US 1968
03.1360/2 Richard Harris Mac Arthur Park ‎(7", Single) ABC/Dunhill Records, ABC Records, Mediterraneo 03.1360/2 Spain 1978
45-D-4134 Richard Harris Mac Arthur Park ‎(7", Single) Dunhill 45-D-4134 US 1968