Sam Harris [US1]

Sam Harris [US1]
Sam Harris
Real name
Samuel Kent Harris
June 4, 1961
United States
Pop and musical theatre performer originally from Oklahoma. Harris got his start as the grand champion singer of Star Search in its premiere season in 1983. He gained acclaim and became best known for his winning rendition of the song "Over the Rainbow" on the show.


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Title Performer Release date Covered by
1984 (2 artists)

Covers by Sam Harris [US1]

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1994 Johnny Mercer and The Pied Pipers with Paul Weston and His Orchestra
1999 Rockapella
2006 Barry Mann
2000 (unknown), (unknown)
1994 Liza Minnelli
2006 Leon Russell
2005 Kermit the Frog
1994 Freddy Martin and His Orchestra
1994 Belle Baker
1999 Simon and Garfunkel
1999 Roy Head
1994 Gloria Lynne with The Earl May Trio
June 3, 1997 Lori Fischer, Stanley W. Mathis and Edwin Louis Battle
2006 Brenda Russell
1999 Labelle
2000 Judy Garland
2009 Bonnie Raitt
2006 Bread
June 21, 1994 Todd Duncan
1994 Lillian Shade, Ethel Waters with Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
1999 Laurie Beechman
2006 The Beatles
1994 Rex Harrison
1994 Al Jolson
1994 Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra
2006 Dan Fogelberg
1999 Bonnie Raitt
2006 Geo. Campbell, Elvis Presley, Irving Kaufman
December 4, 2001 Carpenters
1994 Henry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus
2005 Mary Martin, Patricia Neway
2006 Mitzi Green
1994 Kim Crosby, Ben Wright, Chip Zien, LuAnne Ponce
2006 Ken Jennings & Angela Lansbury
2000 Emily Laurey, (unknown)
2006 Ella Logan with Bill Harty Orchestra
1984 Judy Garland
1999 Cat Stevens
2005 Eddie Cantor
1994 Les Brown and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Doris Day
1994 Stubby Kaye and Ensemble
2006 Phillip Glasser and Betsy Cathcart
2000 The King Cole Trio
2000 Tally-Ho!
2006 Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger
2000 The Trapp Family Singers
1994 Gwen Verdon, Helen Gallagher, Carmen Morales, Mandy Patinkin and Bernadette Peters
2006 Bette Midler
2005 (unknown)
2009 John Lennon
2006 Cyndi Lauper
2006 Bing Crosby - Grace Kelly
1994 Norman Wisdom
2006 Roger Whittaker
2006 Billy Preston
2006 Stevie Wonder
1984 The Supremes
1994 Christine Johnson
2006 Carole King



Title Performer Release date Label
Always Sam Harris 2006 Tsuris
Different Stages Sam Harris 1994 ZHQ Recordz
Free Sam Harris 2009 (self-released)
On This Night Sam Harris 2000 Tsuris
Revival Sam Harris 1999 Finer Arts Records
Sam Harris Sam Harris 1984 Motown
Standard Time Sam Harris 1994 ZHQ Recordz
The Best of Christmas Sam Harris Live Sam Harris 2005 Tsuris

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
Broadway Cares - Home for the Holidays various artists December 4, 2001 Centaur Music
George & Ira Gershwin - A Musical Celebration various artists June 21, 1994 MCA Records
The Life - Original Broadway Cast Recording various artists June 3, 1997 Sony Classical