Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Taxi
6:52
2 Story of a Life
5:22
3 I Miss America
6:56
4 Mercenaries
6:04
5 A Better Place
9:16
6 I Want to Learn a Love Song
4:25
7 Mr. Tanner
6:55
8 W·O·L·D
4:54
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Cat's in the Cradle
3:50
2 Mismatch
4:11
3 Old Folkie
5:33
4 Let Time Go Lightly
4:42
5 Remember When the Music
8:45
6 Thirty Thousand Pounds of Bananas
12:48
7 Sequel
7:11

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Harry Chapin (tracks 1–8)
lyricist:
Harry Chapin (tracks 1–8)
mixer:
David Vanderheyden (tracks 1–8)
producer:
Peter Fornatale (tracks 1–8)
Hank Medress (tracks 1–8)
recording engineer:
David Vanderheyden (tracks 1–8)
publisher:
Story Songs, Ltd (tracks 1, 6–8)
Story Songs, Ltd (1972) (track 5)
recorded at:
The Bottom Line in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1981-01) (tracks 1–8)
later translated versions:
live recording of:
A Better Place to Be (1981-01) (track 5)
I Miss America (1981-01) (track 3)
I Wanna Learn a Love Song (1981-01) (track 6)
Mercenaries (1981-01) (track 4)
Mr. Tanner (1981-01) (track 7)
Story of a Life (1981-01) (track 2)
Taxi (1981-01) (track 1)
W·O·L·D (1981-01) (track 8)

CD 2

composer:
Harry Chapin (tracks 2–3, 5–7)
Stephen Chapin (track 4)
lyricist:
Harry Chapin (tracks 2–3, 5–7)
Stephen Chapin (track 4)
mixer:
David Vanderheyden (tracks 1–7)
producer:
Peter Fornatale (tracks 1–7)
Hank Medress (tracks 1–7)
recording engineer:
David Vanderheyden (tracks 1–7)
writer:
Harry Chapin (track 1)
publisher:
Chapin Songs (track 3)
Story Songs, Ltd (tracks 1, 4, 6)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 1)
recorded at:
The Bottom Line in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1981-01) (tracks 1–7)
later parody versions:
live recording of:
30,000 Pounds of Bananas (1981-01) (track 6)
Cat’s in the Cradle (1981-01) (track 1)
Let Time Go Lightly (1981-01) (track 4)
Mismatch (1981-01) (track 2)
Old Folkie (1981-01) (track 3)
Remember When the Music (1981-01) (track 5)
Sequel (1981-01) (track 7)

Release

cello: Yvonne Cable
membranophone: Howie Fields
guitar: Harry Chapin
guitar [lead guitar]: Dougie Walker (Harry Chapin guitarist)
bass: Big John Wallace (bass player for Harry Chapin)
keyboard: Steve Chapin
art direction: Al Kooper
design/illustration: Chris Ferrara (designer)
executive producer: Hank Medress
mastering: Elliott Federman (mastering engineer)
photography: Ruth Bernal
Ebet Roberts (Photographer)
Steve Stout (photographer)
vocals: Harry Chapin
mastered at: DSW Studios in New York, New York, United States
ASIN: US: B000006A74 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/1868300 [info]