Dance Band on the Titanic

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Dance Band on the Titanic
Studio album by Harry Chapin
Released September 10, 1977
Recorded 1976-1977
Genre Folk rock
Length 74:31
Label Elektra
Producer Stephen Chapin
Harry Chapin chronology
On the Road to Kingdom Come
(1976)
Dance Band on the Titanic
(1977)
Living Room Suite
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]

Dance Band on the Titanic is the seventh studio album by the American singer/songwriter Harry Chapin, released in 1977.(see 1977 in music). Its vinyl release is a Double album set. It was later released as a (single) CD.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Harry Chapin unless otherwise noted.

  1. "Dance Band on the Titanic" – 5:15
  2. "Why Should People Stay the Same" – 4:47
  3. "My Old Lady" – 3:52
  4. "We Grew up a Little Bit" – 5:10
  5. "Bluesman" – 5:18
  6. "Country Dreams" – 4:47
  7. "I Do It for You, Jane" (Chapin, Sandy Chapin) – 5:08
  8. "I Wonder What Happened to Him" – 4:11
  9. "Paint a Picture of Yourself (Michael)" – 3:52
  10. "Mismatch" – 5:00
  11. "Mercenaries" – 5:46
  12. "Manhood" – 3:48
  13. "One Light in a Dark Valley (An Imitation Spiritual)" (Kenneth Burke) – 3:26
  14. "There Only Was One Choice" – 14:01

Personnel[edit]

  • Harry Chapin - guitar, vocals
  • Buzz Brauner - tenor saxophone
  • Barbara Carr - vocals
  • Stephen Chapin - piano, vocals
  • Tom Chapin - guitar, banjo, vocals
  • Harry DiVito - trombone
  • Howie Fields - drums
  • Steve Gadd - drums
  • Marsh Lynn Goldberg - vocals
  • Jeff Gross - vocals
  • Neil Jason - bass
  • Arthur Jenkins - percussion
  • Bernie Keising - bass, vocals
  • Art Krahulek - vocals
  • Barbara Lindquist - vocals
  • Theodore Marnel - vocals
  • Craig Mitchell - vocals
  • Nancy Newman - vocals
  • Ronald Palmer - guitar, vocals
  • John Quayle - vocals
  • Elliott Randall - guitar
  • Steve Randall - vocals
  • Donna D. Reilly - vocals
  • Kim Scholes - cello
  • Tim Scott - cello
  • Gus Skinas - programming
  • Mike Solomon - vocals
  • Chris Waite - percussion
  • Doug Walker - guitar, mandolin, vocals
  • John Wallace - bass, vocals

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