Better Place to Be

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Better Place to Be is a Harry Chapin song released on the Sniper and Other Love Songs album.


First release

Live releases


Various artist anthologies

  • Those Were the Days - Reader's Digest (4 CD Box Set) - live version


  • In 1972, Mary Travers covered this song as a single on the Elektra label (E-45828).
  • In 1973, Lee Hazlewood released a studio version of this song on his I'll be Your Baby Tonight. This album also includes "Taxi".
  • In 1978, Finnish singer Lill Lindfors recorded "Better Place to Be" in Finnish under the title "Tillsammans är Ett Sätt Att Finnas Till". It was released as a single and on the album Du är Det Varmaste Jag Har on the Metronome label. It was later included on the 2002 anthology Guldcorn.
  • In 1984, this song was performed by Amanda McBroom and George Ball on the Lies and Legends cast recording.
  • In 2006, David Parker included "Better Place to Be" on his CD of the same name.