During his prolific career of nearly 70 years, British actor and singer Sir Christopher Lee established himself in a variety of roles, sometimes iconic, frequently villainous, and usually interesting. After an impressive military career during World War II, Lee plied his trade in small background roles for a decade before establishing himself in the horror genre, most notably playing Count Dracula in various films for London's Hammer Studios. It was near the end of his horror film heyday that he made his first musical appearance, robustly singing Paul Giovanni's folk song "Tinker in the Rye" in the 1973 horror mystery musical The Wicker Man. His role as pagan religious leader Lord Summerisle in the British cult classic remained a personal favorite of his. A longtime fan of occult and fantasy literature, he later sang a track on the 1977 ...
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At Dawn in Rivendell: Selected Songs and Poems from The Lord of the Rings 2003 At Dawn in Rivendell: Selected Songs and Poems from The Lord of the Rings
 
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