Piano Sheets > Harry Chapin Sheet Music > Cat's In The Cradle (ver. 1) Piano Sheet

Cat's In The Cradle (ver. 1) by Harry Chapin - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
"Cat's in the Cradle" is a 1974 folk rock song by Harry Chapin from the album Verities & Balderdash. The single topped the Billboard Hot 100 in December 1974. As Chapin's only #1 hit song, it became the best known of his work and a staple for folk rock music. It was also used in the British Government's Public information film asking people to report suspected terrorist activity. It was only broadcast in the Ulster Television region. The lyrics to the verses of the song were originally written as a poem by Chapin's wife, Sandy Chapin, who is credited as the song's co-writer. The poem itself was inspired by the awkward relationship between Sandy Chapin's first husband, James Cashmore, and his father, a New York City politician. She was also inspired by a country music song she had heard on the radio. Harry has also said that the song was about his father-son relationship with his son, Josh, saying.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Harry Forster Chapin (December 7, 1942 – July 16, 1981) was an American singer-songwriter best known in particular for his folk rock songs including "Taxi", "W*O*L*D", and the number-one hit "Cat's in the Cradle." Chapin was also a dedicated humanitarian who fought to end world hunger; his work was a key player in the creation of the Presidential Commission on World Hunger in 1977. In 1987, Chapin was posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal for his humanitarian work. "Cat's in the Cradle" is a 1974 folk rock song by Harry Chapin from the album Verities & Balderdash. The single topped the Billboard Hot 100 in December 1974. As Chapin's only #1 hit song, it became the best known of his work and a staple for folk rock music. It was also used in the British Government's Public information film asking people to report suspected terrorist activity. It was only broadcast in the Ulster Television region. The lyrics to the verses of the song were originally written as a poem by Chapin's wife, Sandy Chapin, who is credited as the song's co-writer. The poem itself was inspired by the awkward relationship between Sandy Chapin's first husband,.
Random article
The essentials of piano sheet music Most people have the notion that sheet music is a very complicated notation and reading it very difficult. However, this is not true as understanding sheet music piano is just a matter of transcribing the various musical notes written. Uses of sheet music Piano sheet music is nothing but piano notes written in standard notations. You can avail such free sheet music online from various websites. The main use of sheet music piano is to help aspiring musicians recreate the same sequence of notes as performed by the composer of the piece. It is a method where a specific musical composition is recorded in written form using music notes. The ultimate aim of reading sheet music is to recreate the same score in as accurate a manner as is possible.  (More...)