Tim Harwill (born Timothy Frederick Pruden in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Métis-Canadian outlaw country singer/songwriter, based out of Thorsby, Alberta, Canada.
Often billed as 'The 12-String Troubadour', the critically acclaimed songwriter has toured North America performing an eclectic and personal blend of roots/country music in a signature vocal style. His music is generally identified as "Americana" and tells non-conformist tales of the people and places he's encountered while living out scores of adventures on the lost highway. A working musician, Tim has shared the stage and studio with many great talents including 'Godfather' of Americana music James Talley, seminal outlaw country singer/songwriter Steve Young, rising Canadiana country star Tim Hus, and was joined by legendary Alberta country musicians Alfie Myhre and Richard Chernesky on 2012 studio release 'A Tribute to Catfish John'. His 2014 album release 'Dance Floor' meanwhile earned significant radio success in North America by placing two singles in the US Top 10 including the #1 Americana hit 'I Love My Dog' and the #7 Americana single 'Like Me & You'. A collection of 11 new songs written by Harwill, the 'Dance Floor' recording spent 5 weeks in the Americana Album Top 10 in early 2015, reaching #6 in the US and #3 in Canada.
A one-time professional boxer, he has earned raves for his efforts as poet, actor, and author during various periods of a storied life spent largely beyond the boundaries of polite society. Legendarily reclusive, the rakish outlaw is known to be divorced and lives quietly in small town Alberta when not on tour.
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