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The '''''Harry Chapin Tribute Concert''''' was held on what would have been Harry's 45th birthday on [[December 7]], [[1987]] at Carnegie Hall in honor of Harry being awarded the [[U.S. Congressional Gold Medal]].   
 
The '''''Harry Chapin Tribute Concert''''' was held on what would have been Harry's 45th birthday on [[December 7]], [[1987]] at Carnegie Hall in honor of Harry being awarded the [[U.S. Congressional Gold Medal]].   
  
This concert was filmed a later broadcast as a [[A Tribute to Harry Chapin (tv program) | A Tribute to Harry Chapin]] on local PBS stations.  
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This concert was filmed for later broadcast as a [[A Tribute to Harry Chapin (tv program) | A Tribute to Harry Chapin]] on local PBS stations.  
  
 
A [[Harry Chapin Tribute (album)|Harry Chapin Tribute]] was released in [[1990]] featuring many of the performances from the concert. Pat Benatar's version of "Shooting Star" was included on her [[1999]] CD release, Synchronistic Wanderings.  
 
A [[Harry Chapin Tribute (album)|Harry Chapin Tribute]] was released in [[1990]] featuring many of the performances from the concert. Pat Benatar's version of "Shooting Star" was included on her [[1999]] CD release, Synchronistic Wanderings.  

Revision as of 20:26, 28 March 2010

The Harry Chapin Tribute Concert was held on what would have been Harry's 45th birthday on December 7, 1987 at Carnegie Hall in honor of Harry being awarded the U.S. Congressional Gold Medal.

This concert was filmed for later broadcast as a A Tribute to Harry Chapin on local PBS stations.

A Harry Chapin Tribute was released in 1990 featuring many of the performances from the concert. Pat Benatar's version of "Shooting Star" was included on her 1999 CD release, Synchronistic Wanderings.

Cartoonist Gary Trudeau also produced a poster for this benefit concert.

Reviews

  • New York Times - December 2, 1987 - The Pop Life
  • Newsday article - December 11, 1987 - "In true Chapin fashion, the concert went longer than an Oscar telecast."