It took me quite a while to get past the ‘songs’ themselves … too many great ones to make it happenstance … and find the deeper meaning in recognizing Harry Chapin’s genius, that of being able to capture in brilliant lyrics and melodies the weight of circumstances with streams of consciousness from the mercurial sub-conscious.

Thank-you Harry, where ever you are, for giving us more than just a glimpse at ourselves, but something to believe in by showing that only by stepping outside of ourselves can we really learn about others. 

Peter Breault

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