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Glenn Yarbrough

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Folk singer who have recorded “Baby, the Rainfall Have to Fall” and was the business lead singer using the Limeliters. He was also a sailor and got three different sail ships. He visited St. John’s University in Maryland. One of is own initial singles was a documenting of “THE HOME of the Increasing Sunlight.” His performing was alluded to for the South Recreation area episode “The Loss of life Camp of Tolerance.” He was wedded four moments, to Annie Graves, Peggy Goodhart, Lorry Ann, and Kathleen. He sang vocals within the 1977 cartoon version from the Hobbit, adapted through the 1937 book compiled by J. R. R. Tolkien.

Quick Facts


Full Name Glenn Yarbrough
Date Of Birth January 12, 1930
Died August 11, 2016, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Place Of Birth Milwaukee, WI
Profession Folk Singer
Education St. John's College
Nationality American
Spouse Annie Graves, Peggy Goodhart, Kathleen Yarbrough
Children Holly Yarbrough
Music Groups The Limeliters
Nominations Grammy Award for Best New Artist, Grammy Award for Best Vocal Performance, Male
Movies This Land Is Your Land: The Folk Years, The Return of the King, The Hobbit
Star Sign Capricorn

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#Fact
1He studied philosophy at St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland. He roomed with Jac Holzman, who launched Elektra Records in their dorm room in 1950. They released Yarbrough's LP "Here We Go, Baby" seven years later.
2He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, deciphering codes before entering the entertainment corps.
3When not out sailing on his boat, Yarbrough makes his home in Estes Park, Colorado. He continues to tour periodically and make recordings for the Folk Era label, including the score of "Annie Get Your Gun" opposite daughter Holly Yarbrough. [February 2003]
4Father of singer Holly Yarbrough.
5Prolific recording artist, on his own and with The Limeliters, on Elektra, RCA Victor, Warner Brothers, Brass Dolphin, and Folk Era records. His biggest solo hit was "Baby, the Rain Must Fall" on RCA, a top-ten hit in 1965.
6Lead singer with The Limeliters.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Soundtrack: This Land Is Your Land2002TV Movie performer: "Baby, The Rain Must Fall", "Didn't See The Time Go By", "There's A Meeting Here Tonight"
The Hobbit1977TV Movie performer: "The Greatest Adventure", "The Road Goes Ever On and On", "Roads" / writer: "The Greatest Adventure"
The Good Guys and the Bad Guys1969performer: "The Ballad of Marshal Flagg"
Il Natale che quasi non fu1966performer: "The Christmas That Almost Wasn't"
Ride Beyond Vengeance1966performer: "You Can't Ever Go Home Again"
Hollywood a Go Go1965TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Baby the Rain Must Fall1965performer: "Baby, The Rain Must Fall"

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Return of the King1980TV Movie featured vocalist - uncredited / singer - uncredited
The Hobbit1977TV Movie featured vocalist - uncredited / main title theme writer and performer: "The Greatest Adventure" / singer - uncredited
Il Natale che quasi non fu1966title song: sung by
High Noon: The Clock Strikes Noon Again1966TV Movie performer: theme song
Ride Beyond Vengeance1966title song vocals

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
America's Music Legacy: Folk1994Video
Mimi & Me1991TV Movie
The Return of the King1980TV MovieThe Minstrel (voice)
The Hobbit1977TV MovieThe Balladeer (voice)
Cold Turkey1971Working Stiff (uncredited)
Wagon Train1964TV SeriesGuitarist

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Kingston Trio: 50 Years of Havin' Fun2006Video documentary
American Soundtrack: This Land Is Your Land2002TV MovieHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1971TV SeriesHimself - Vocalist
The Ed Sullivan Show1965-1969TV SeriesHimself / Singer / Himself - Folk Singer
The Danny Kaye Show1966TV SeriesHimself
Shivaree1966TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood a Go Go1965TV SeriesHimself - Singer
The Steve Allen Playhouse1964TV SeriesHimself
Hootenanny1963TV SeriesHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1966GrammyGrammy AwardsBest New Artist


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