college, Harry signed with Atlanta-based LOWERY MUSIC GROUP
(headed by Bill Lowery) as a songwriter / recording artist (HARRY
M and The MARVELS) and spent several years working
alongside such outstanding talents as Jerry Reed, Ray Stevens,
Joe South, Mac Davis, Freddy Weller, Tommy Roe, Billy Joe Royal,
Emory Gordy, Jr. and The Tams.
as featured artist (vocalist and instrumental) for ABC-PARAMOUNT,
REPRISE, CAPITOL, RCA, AVI and RANWOOD RECORDS -
having as producers, among others, Felton Jarvis
(Atlanta/Nashville), Sonny Burke (New York), Al DeLory (Los Angeles)
and Jerry Fuller (LA / Nashville).
Harry was a
featured vocal/piano guest soloist with Albert Coleman and
The (50-piece) ATLANTA POPS ORCHESTRA at two of the city's
finest venues (1) Chastain Memorial Amphitheater (summer
concert series) and (2) Fabulous FOX Theater (Christmas,
1987) performing his own original compositions.
done studio background work (vocal / keyboards) on many recordings
for other artists (Bobbie Gentry Buck Owens, Al Martino, Billy
Joe Royal, Johnny Mathis, Glen Campbell, Doug Kershaw, Walter
Brennan, Patti Page, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Guy and Ralna, John
Schneider, Mason Williams, Stella Parton, The Ventures, etc.).
Has sung or
played on many commercial jingles for radio and television,
including DELTA AIRLINES, DODGE, McDONALD's, OLYMPIA BEER, BORDEN'S,
SAFEWAY MARKETS, NAUGLES, ALBERTO VO5, BURGER KING, etc.
produced numerous recordings for other artists on such major labels
as LIBERTY, ABC-PARAMOUNT, RANWOOD and AVI, as well as many smaller
From 1982 to
1992, Harry was chief composer and music coordinator for SCOEY
MITCHLLL ORGANIZATIONS, INC. As such, he composed title and
feature songs, as well as underscore for the following: (1)
an award-winning afternoon television special, "Just a Little
More Love" ; (2) a highly-rated move-of-the-week, "Gus
Brown and Midnight Brewster" , two situation -comedy pilots; (3)
"Handsome Harry's (also sang theme) and (4) "Me and
Mrs. C" (on the weekly schedule for 19 weeks); (5) a
two-hour medical drama pilot, "Miracle at Beekman's Place" ;
(6) a one-hour musical / variety pilot, "A Whole Lotta Fun" ,
starring JOHN BYNER, SAMMY DAVIS, JR. and other featured guest
artists; and (7) "13 East" , a situation comedy
(on the weekly schedule for 16 episodes) - all for the NBC
played a large part in the introduction and development of (among
others) three outstanding female vocalists, each now embarking on
solo careers; CAROL CHASE, STEPHANIE REACH-PHILLIPS, and TERRY
He has done
extensive voice-over / looping work on many projects for, among
others, UNIVERSAL STUDIOS (Magnum P.I., McCloud, R.L. Stryker,
etc.) and WALT DISNEY PRODUCTIONS, first for EPCOT CENTER and
more recently as the voice of two of the featured bears ("Shaker"
and "Zeke") in DISNEYLAND / DISNEYWORLD'S popular
Country Bear Jamboree.