Who Sang Song Man? Harry Chapin

Harry Chapin Short Stories cover art
publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Harry F. Chapin
release date: 1974-4
genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Soft Rock
length: 3:16
Leon wrote a song for his special girl
And Elton and bernie did too!
But you've been mine for such a long time
It's my turn to write one for you
And this is the best
That this poor boy could do.
You see I don't know what to tell you babe
I can't say thanks a lot
For I know I really owe you
For almost everything I got.
You were with me in the good times
And when things were going bad
You were with me when your love
Was the only thing I had.
I have been a song man
For a long long time
Coming up with some melodies
Trying to find some words that rhyme.
And while I have been singing
You've been there to see me through
And so I think it's long past time
That I wrote this song for you.
I was going to keep it simple
And not make it too long
But I had hoped to make it beautiful
For after all it is your song.
You know how I love my music
It is my life and my livelihood
But of all that's happened to me babe
You are everything that's good.

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Short Stories
  • 2 W.O.L.D.
  • 3 Song for Myself
  • 4 Song Man
  • 5 Changes
  • 6 They Call Her Easy
  • 7 Mr. Tanner
  • 8 Mail Order Annie
  • 9 There's a Lot of Lonely People Tonight
  • 10 Old College Avenue

  • Album Information
    label: Elektra
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin