|List of years|
|1969 1970 1971 - 1972 - 1973 1974 1975|
Harry Chapin released his first two albums. Heads and Tales is released in the spring and is followed with a live performances and appearances on numerous TV programs. Sniper and Other Love Songs is released later in the year. Taxi hits the charts and Harry becomes a crowd favorite in his live performances. Harry receives first of his two Grammy nominations for Best New Artist.
Day by Day
- 12 - Harry's first major performance is opening for Carly Simon at Symphony Hall in Boston. In what is to become a tradition, Harry was almost late for this gig. As Harry wowed the audience perhaps too much for an opening act, Billboard Magazine reported there was an ego problem in pairing the two Elektra artists on the same bill.
- 3 - Harry appeared on the Dick Cavett Show with guests Madeline Kahn and Dennis Smith.
- 17 - 30 - Harry opens for comedian David Steinberg at Mr. Kelly's in Chicago. While the Chicago Tribune panned Steinberg's performance, Chapin got a great review.
- 25 - Rolling Stone negatively reviews Heads and Tales.
- 30 - Harry plays first of three days at Bananafish Park in Brooklyn, NY. Each day featured two concerts.
- 2 - 4 - Harry performed at My Father's Place in Roslyn, New York; also on the bill was Ronee Blakley.
- 5 - Harry appeared with actor Alan Arkin, comedian Dick Gregory and theater critic Kenneth Tynan on the Dick Cavett Show.
- 28 - Harry performs Taxi on the The David Frost Show.
- 19 - Harry performs Taxi and Could You Put Your Light On, Please on American Bandstand.
- 19 - Harry performs Taxi on the pilot episode of the TV show The Midnight Special.
- 11 - Interview of Harry appears in UK-based Disc magazine.
- 13 - Harry performs Greyhound on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.
- 15 - Harry and Sandy's son, Josh Chapin, is born.
- 25 - Sounds (magazine) - Jerry Gilbert interviews Harry Chapin over breakfast. "Chapin has an alarmingly strong personality and comes on like a politician with positive views on all manner of affairs" 
Spec magazine interviews Harry.
- 7 - Rolling Stone Magazine reviews Sniper and Other Love Songs.
- 10 - Harry performs at Alice Tully Hall in the Lincoln Center in New York City.
Harry Chapin performances
- ↑ Coan, Peter (2001) . Taxi: The Harry Chapin Story. Ashley Books. p. 221. ISBN 0806521910. Retrieved 2010-06-28 .
- ↑ "Young bloods Lend Zest to Management, Agency Fields". Billboard Magazine: p. 56, 74. July 22, 1972. Retrieved 2012-02-14 .
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 "The Dick Cavett Show - Season 6". tv.com. Retrieved 2012-01-29 .
- ↑ tv.com
- ↑ Rocks Back Pages
- ↑ Rolling Stone Magazine
- ↑ Short Stories - A Harry Chapin Web site
- ↑ "Return to Normalcy". New York magazine: p. 58. Sept 11, 1972. Retrieved 2012-01-08 .