Cats In The Cradle by Harry Chapin
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Cats In The Cradle is a Harry Chapin classic. The song tells the story about a man who never has time for his son and then the son grows up to not have time for the dad. The song became Chapin’s only #1 hit when it was released in 1973.
Cats In the Cradle is based on a poem written by his wife Sandy Chapin that inspired by her first husband’s relationship with his father. Harry Chapin added the chorus and the music for the song. Sandy Chapin was given co-writing credits for the song.
An excellent walk-thru for playing Cats In The Cradle can be found at Guitar Noise.
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|Album:||Verities & Balderdash|
|Original Release Date:||November 30, 1973|
|Copyright:||2004 Atlantic Recording Corp. Manufactured & Marketed by Warner Strategic Marketing|
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Song Trivia: Cats In The Cradle EDIT
- Some people have mistakenly believed that this song was written and performed by Cat Stevens.
- Cats in the Cradle was a #1 hit. The song that preceded it at #1 was Kung Fu Fighting.
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