Dan Earl Hartman

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Dan Earl Hartman

Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 22 Mar 1994 (aged 43)
Westport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 11276 · View Source
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Singer, Songwriter, Musician. Born Daniel Earl Hartman, he joined his first band at the age of 13, played keyboards and wrote much of the band's music. In 1972, he joined the Edgar Winter Group, played bass on three of their albums and wrote the band's second biggest pop hit "Free Ride." He launched a solo career in 1976 and wrote the song "Instant Replay" which hit number 1 on the disco charts. His other hits included "Heart of the Beat," "We Are The Young," "Second Nature," "Why Should I Worry?" and "I Can Dream About You," which was used in the film "Streets of Fire" (1984). He also re-recorded a version of "Free Ride" which used in the film "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie" (1995).


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 26 Jul 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 11276
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dan Earl Hartman (8 Dec 1950–22 Mar 1994), Find a Grave Memorial no. 11276, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.