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.
Day by Day
- 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.
- 5 - Harry Chapin performs in Binghamton, NY.
- 6 - Harry Chapin performs in Chicago, IL.
- 11 - Harry Chapin performs in Fairfield, CT.
- 16 - Harry Chapin performs in Knoxville, TN.
- 19 - Harry Chapin's play The Zinger opens at the PAF Playhouse in Huntington, NY.
- 20 - Harry Chapin performs at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA.
- 21 - Harry Chapin performs in Kearny, NE.
- 22 - Harry Chapin performs at the Willow Bowl at Wayne State College in Wayne, NE.
- 23 - Harry Chapin performs in Levittown, NY.
- 24 - Harry Chapin performs in Ronkonkoma, NY.
- 26 - Harry Chapin performs in Seaton, NJ.
- 27 - Harry Chapin performs in Watertown, NJ.
- 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!"
- 24 - Harry performs at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles in the first performance of a two night engagement.
- 25 - Harry performs at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles in the second performance of a two night engagement.
- 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.
- 23 - Harry and the band performed at Dane County Coliseum in Madison, Wisconsin.
- 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.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1
"Greek Theater 1976 - 1984" The Go Go's Notebook blog. Retrieved 2011-3-19
- ↑ 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