THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
1973-Number 34 single.
Best Bit-At 1.22.’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.’
These are the words on Harry Chapin’s gravestone.
Harry Chapin(see also best songs 995) born December 7th,1942 and died in a car accident July 16th,1981 was an American singer/songwriter and a dedicated humanitarian who fought to end world hunger.
Chapin was one of the greatest storytellers in song.W.O.L.D.tells the story of an ageing Disc Jockey who has travelled around America working in several different Radio Stations,following his passion which he believes will bring him happiness,only to discover that his life,looks and voice have all passed him by,as hinted in the ‘OLD’ in the title.
‘Sometimes I get this crazy dream that I just drive off in my car,but you can travel on ten thousand miles and still stay where you are.’
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