Oh if a man tried to take his time on earth, and prove before he died what one man's life could be worth, I wonder what would happen to this world.

This site has been re-created by Harry Chapin's family to celebrate his 30 year legacy, what he wrote, what he sang, and what he accomplished.

We are sharing Harry’s "Story of a Life" through photos, music, stories, poems, and his commitment to "A Better Place to Be."

Harry's stories are resonating now through the generations. His music continues to touch people and make a difference in their lives.

We honor Harry’s “do something” spirit by featuring many of the non-profit organizations that he started like The Harry Chapin Foundation, Why Hunger, Long Island Cares, among others, and the important work they are doing.

We will continue to bring new stories, music, and products to the site.

— Sandy Chapin

News & Events

NEW BOOK AVAILABLE! Harry Chapin The Music Behind the Man

Harry Chapin never reached forty. But in the all-too-brief time he was allowed, he achieved a great deal and left such an indelible mark that now, almost four decades on since his tragic death, it seems only fitting we should...

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Watch Jeopardy on Wednesday Night March 28th and hear a Harry Chapin song clue offered to the contestant. Subject title is "Songs for your cat."  

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Limited Edition Congressional Gold Medal Framed Wall Art

Long Island Cares, Inc, The Harry Chapin Food Bank is commemorating the 35th Anniversary of Harry Chapin's passing in 1981 with the issue of a limited edition framed photo of Harry with a replica of the Congressional Gold Medal that...

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