Dance Band on the Titanic (album)

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Dance Band on the Titanic is Harry Chapin's eighth album. The original vinyl release was a double album in a gate fold format. The album was selected as the top album of 1977 in the UK by the London Times. One disk of the vinyl album has sides 1 and 4; the other disk has sides 2 and 3. Harry's uncle, Michael Burke, did the artwork on the inside of this album.

Track listing

Side 1

  1. "Dance Band on the Titanic" - 5:11
  2. "Why Should People Stay the Same" - 4:44
  3. "My Old Lady" - 3:48
  4. "We Grew Up a Little Bit" - 5:07

Side 2

  1. "Bluesman" - 5:12
  2. "Country Dreams" - 4:44
  3. "I Do It For You, Jane" - 5:04
  4. "I Wonder What Happened to Him" - 4:06

Side 3

  1. "Paint a Picture of Yourself (Michael)" - 3:49
  2. "Mismatch" - 4:57
  3. "Mercenaries" - 5:40
  4. "Manhood" - 3:36

Side 4

  1. "One Light in a Dark Valley (an imitation spiritual)" - 3:21
  2. "There Only Was One Choice" - 14:06

Reviews

  • Billboard - "...most well imagined, slickly sophisticated effort." -- Bruce Eder
  • Lawrence Journal-World - "... Chapin recaptures his flair as bard and balladeer"[1]

Release history

Country Date Label Format Catalog
United States 1977 Elektra LP 9E-301
cassette 9C-5301
United States 1993 Elektra CD 9 60549-2

References

  1. Chartrand, David (October 27, 1977). "Chapin Makes Most of Storyteller's Task". Lawrence Journal-World (Lawrence, KS): p. 5. Retrieved 2011-03-20 . 

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