Oh, Harry Chapin, give me a goddamn break. One of the most perfectly heartbreaking songs ever, am I right? Made moreso because of the sheer mundanity of the relationship. There was no dramatic blowout here, just a busy father whose son becomes the same. Can’t even, Harry Chapin.
Radio 86, side A, track 12: “Cat’s In The Cradle” by Harry Chapin