W·O·L·D" went to number 36 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and had great commercial success in the top 10 in other countries such as Canada and the Netherlands. Dave Armstrong – harmonica. Tomi Lee Bradley – vocals. Bobby Carlin – drums.
A Better Place to Be" (1972). Cats in the Cradle" (1974). The song is about an aging disc jockey who travels the United States seeking happiness, which he believes he will find by following his passion for being a radio broadcaster, only to discover that his life, looks, and voice have all passed him by, as hinted in the OLD of the title. W·O·L·D" was most popular in the Netherlands
The album featured incredibly strong melodies, great production and of course brilliant and entertaining stories. When I first began writing this list I had chosen the title track from the album because it’s such an exceptionally well written song with a wonderful melody. However the dark minor chords and haunting chorus of The Mayor Of Candor Lied, screamed out to be mentioned in this list. When the song reaches the mid section break, one can’t help but come to the realization that this was a masterpiece.
And she tried to fight her empty nightsBy smilin' at the world. And she said "Hey Bub, It's been awhileSince you been around. Where the hell you been hidin' ?And why you look so down ?". But the little man just sat there like he'd never heard a sound.
Price: 456,31 ₽. Includes 1 print + interactive copy. A Better Place To Be digital sheet music. Contains printable sheet music plus an interactive, downloadable digital sheet music file. Contains complete lyrics. Instruments: Voice, range: A3-G5 Piano Guitar.
1. 30,000 Pounds of Bananas. 3. A Better Place to Be. 4. 5. Cat's in the Cradle.
The song is about a midnight watchman confiding in a waitress, while drinking gin, about a woman that he met the night before and had a one-night stand. Released as a single, the song reached on the Billboard Bubbling Under chart. A live version, from the 1976 album Greatest Stories Live, reached on the Hot 100 chart.
|A||Better Place To Be (Part 1)||4:30|
|B||Better Place To Be (Part 2)|
|E-45327||Harry Chapin||Better Place To Be (7")||Elektra||E-45327||US||1972|
|E 45327||Harry Chapin||Better Place To Be (7", Single)||Elektra||E 45327||New Zealand||1972|
|E-45327-A||Harry Chapin||Better Place To Be (12", Single, Promo)||Elektra||E-45327-A||US||1972|
|E-45828||Harry Chapin||Better Place To Be / Winter Song (7")||Elektra||E-45828||Canada||1972|
|E-45327-A||Harry Chapin||Better Place To Be (7")||Elektra||E-45327-A||US||1972|