Sequel (album)

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Sequel is Harry Chapin's eleventh album and was the final album released during is life time. The title song "Sequel" is a follow-up on the characters in "Taxi", the song that launched his career.

This album has been released in 4 different versions and three different names. The first CD rerelease titled Remember When the Music in 1987 included two previously unreleased tracks. The CD was reissued under it's original title with 4 additional bonus/alternate tracks in 2001 after the Chapin family acquired the rights to the music.

Contents

Tracks listing

1980 Vinyl release

Side 1

  1. "Sequel"
  2. "I Miss America"
  3. " Story of a Life"
  4. "Remember When the Music"

Side 2

  1. "Up on the Shelf"
  2. "Salt and Pepper"
  3. "God, Babe You've Been Good For Me"
  4. "Northwest 222"
  5. "I Finally Found It Sandy"
  6. "Remember When the Music (Reprise)"

1987 CD - Remember When the Music rerelease

This rerelease was issued with the title Remember When the Music. It contained the original 10 tracks in a different order, along with with two bonus tracks at the end.

  1. Remember When the Music
  2. I Miss America
  3. Story of a Life
  4. Sequel
  5. Up on the Shelf
  6. Salt and Pepper
  7. God, Babe You've Been Good For Me
  8. Northwest 222
  9. I Finally Found It Sandy
  10. Remember When the Music (Reprise)
  11. "Hokey Pokey" (previously unreleased)
  12. "Oh Man" (previously unreleased)

1999 CD - Storyteller rerelease

This poor quality rerelease was issued under the title Storyteller.

2001 CD rerelease

This high quality release put out by the Chapin family label contained the original 10 tracks in the original album order, along with with four different bonus tracks.

  1. Sequel
  2. I Miss America
  3. Story of a Life
  4. Remember When the Music
  5. Up on the Shelf
  6. Salt and Pepper
  7. God, Babe You've Been Good For Me
  8. Northwest 222 (Spelled North West 222)
  9. I Finally Found It Sandy
  10. Remember When the Music (Reprise)

Bonus Alternate Tracks

  1. Sequel (album version - Gehman Mix)
  2. Remember When the Music (Extended version)
  3. Story of a Life (Alternate version)
  4. Sequel (Alternate mix)

Reviews

  • Billboard - "...should bring Chapin his rightful due"

Release history

Country Date Label Format Catalog Additional information
United States 1980 Boardwalk LP FW 36872
cassette FWT 36872
UK 1980 Boardwalk LP EPC84996
United States 1987 DCC Compact Classics CD DZS035 Rerelease was under the name Remember When the Music with two new tracks.
United States 1999 BOA CD DZS035 Rerelease was under the name Storyteller
United States 2001 Harry Chapin Music CD HCM-01 This release included 4 different previously unreleased tracks.
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