Tag: Harry Chapin

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Dw. Dunphy On… The Millennial Problem

We ought to be encouraging them, not denigrating their resolve to not be another demographic populated by suckers....

Ramsey Lewis

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Ramsey Lewis Trio, “The ‘In’ Crowd”

In 1965 the jazz pianist scored the first in a string of pop hits...

Music, Popdose, World's Worst Songs

World’s Worst Songs: Harry Chapin’s “Sequel”

Hell yes, I read your comments. And you asked for it: this week’s installment of World’s Worst Songs stars “Sequel”...

Music, Popdose, World's Worst Songs

World’s Worst Songs: “Taxi” by Harry Chapin

Good storytelling involves not only what you leave in, but what you leave out. What’s left out is what makes Bobbie Gentry’s...

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Music, One Day in Your Life

One Day in Your Life: July 15, 1979

July 15, 1979, was a Sunday. In the Soviet Union, it’s Metallurgist’s Day. With gasoline prices skyrocketing again and his...

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Music, Song-Off

Song-Off Jr.: Mail-Order Products

Pufferfish – “Decoder Ring” Guster – “X-Ray Eyes” Fred Wilhelm – “Sea Monkeys” Harry...