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Harry Chapin

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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 Made America Famous.


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    My child arrived just the other day
    He came to the world in the usual way
    But there were planes to catch and there were bills to pay
    He learned to walk while I was away
    And he was talking 'fore I knew it and as he grew
    Cat's in the Cradle  -  629,873 plays
    It was raining hard in 'Frisco
    I needed one more fare to make my night
    A lady up ahead waved to flag me down
    She got in at the lights
    "Oh, where you going to, my lady blue?"
    Taxi  -  67,070 plays
  3. Cats In The Cradle (45 Version)  -  42,048 plays
    I come fresh from the street
    Fast on my feet, kinda lean and lazy
    Not much meat on my bones, and a whole lot alone
    And more than a little bit crazy
    The old six string was all I had
    I Wanna Learn A Love Song  -  30,835 plays
    I'm a tangled up puppet
    Spinning round in knots
    And the more I see what I used to be
    The less of you I've got
    There was a time that you curled up
    Tangled Up Puppet  -  21,913 plays
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