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Harry Chapin - Better Place To Be flac album
  • Performer Harry Chapin
  • Title Better Place To Be
  • Date of release 1972
  • Country US
  • Style Folk Rock, Soft Rock
  • Other formats MP3 TTA VQF MP2 WMA MMF MP1
  • Genre Rock
  • Size MP3 1684 mb
  • Size FLAC 1962 mb
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Votes: 615

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)


  • Producer – Fred Kewley
  • Written-By – Harry Chapin

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
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