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Harry Chapin (December 7, 1942 – July 16, 1981) was an American singer and songwriter. Chapin's debut album, Heads and Tales (1972), was a success thanks to the single "Taxi". His follow-up album, Sniper and Other Love Songs, was less successful; but his third, Short Stories, was a major success. Verities & Balderdash, released soon after, was even more successful, bolstered by the chart-topping hit single "Cat's in the Cradle". He also wrote and performed a Broadway musical, The Night That… read more

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  • Avatar for at5-5
    ^p^
  • Avatar for Big_Wigs
    Wow, I expected him to have more listeners on here! Brilliant songwriter, love his music.
  • Avatar for RedArmada
    His only worthwhile song is "The Sniper", but what a fucking song- a deranged, surreal psychoanalysis of a lonely misfit's killing spree, it's incredible
  • Avatar for jazzthieve
    Spotify playlist: [url=http://open.spotify.com/user/1124842745/playlist/0y84mhKjGg3rS2mbJdijEA]Classic Rock[/url]
  • Avatar for madeira_sensei
    xD
  • Avatar for HighandMighty13
    This guy is so much more than just Cats in the Cradle. One of the greatest story tellers ever, he has some of the best songs I've ever heard. A true legend, underrated. [2]
  • Avatar for philshan
    Saw him 3 times on his UK tours. Actually managed to receive a handshake at one of his concerts. The man was tremendous and a complete entertainer. He still gets played quite a lot on BBC Radio 2 over here thankfully
  • Avatar for reagan0
    I'm converting my vinyl collection to digital. I've just converted "Verities & Balderdash". Wow... What a great album.
  • Avatar for vashta1
    one of the most underrated musicians of his time.
  • Avatar for hashcake77
    I'm in the dance baaaand, on the titanic. Sing "Nearer, my God, to Thee". The iceberg's on the starboard bow, won't you dance with me?

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