1976

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1973 1974 1975 - 1976 - 1977 1978 1979

Harry releases On the Road to Kingdom Come and Greatest Stories Live. Harry performed over 230 concerts in 1976; 130 of which were benefits.

Tom's run as host of Make a Wish completes it's fifth and final year. He also releases his first solo album Life is Like That.

Contents

Day by Day

January

  • 3 - Concert for Children Concert at Huntington High School, Huntington, NY, USA. This concert was a benefit concert for the PAF Playhouse. Also performing were Pete Seeger and Tom Chapin.

March

April

  • 24 - Billboard Magazine ad for Greatest Stories Live album appears. Text from the ad: "The one word that describes HARRY CHAPIN is simply incredible. The man always means pure excitement, and on Harry's new specially-priced double album from ELEKTRA, HARRY CHAPIN-GREAT STORIES-LIVE (7E-2009), are all the songs that have made Harry the superstar that he is: "WOLD," "Taxi,"Cat's in the Cradle,", plus ten more show stoppers. HARRY CHAPIN-GREATEST STORIES-LIVE! It's incredible! He's incredible! Ask anyone who has seen him!"

May

June

July

  • 24 - Harry performs at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles in the first performance of a two night engagement.[1]
  • 25 - Harry performs at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles in the second performance of a two night engagement.[1]

September

  • 22 - Harry and the band performed at the Performing Arts Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • 22 - Ball Four, a short-lived TV comedy that Harry wrote and sang the theme song of the show, premiered on this date.[2]
  • 23 - Harry and the band performed at Dane County Coliseum in Madison, Wisconsin.

October

  • 13 - Harry performs at Drew University in Madison, NJ.
  • 27 - Ball Four, a short-lived TV comedy that Harry wrote and sang the theme song of the show, was canceled after it's fourth episode on this date.[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Greek Theater 1976 - 1984" The Go Go's Notebook blog. Retrieved 2011-3-19  
  2. 2.0 2.1 Terrace, Vincent Encyclopedia of Television Series, Pilots and Specials: 1974-1984, Volume 2 BASELine p. 30 ISBN 0-918432-61-8  
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