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Cat's In The Cradle

Lyrics

My child arrived just the other day
He came to the world in the usual way
But there were planes to catch, and bills to pay
He learned to walk while I was away
full lyrics
My child arrived just the other day
He came to the world in the usual way
But there were planes to catch, and bills to pay
He learned to walk while I was away
full lyrics

Features of This Track

mellow rock instrumentation
folk influences
great lyrics
a subtle use of vocal harmony
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
major key tonality
string section beds
a good dose of acoustic guitar pickin'
a dynamic male vocalist
acoustic rhythm guitars
subtle use of acoustic piano

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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mysteriousst r a n g e r s 8 6
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That song said it best and yet it so true to most of us what a selection of words in a song bravo
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alexandraabe l l a 1 7
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Great for all family generations!
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What a story
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Much love
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What a great story telling song! Every family can relate!
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Sorry to break to feel train, but it caught my eye that this is the only song I have seen where the lyrics include quotation marks. Huh.
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melanieandky l e
Love this song!!!
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gbaby5906
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:):):):)
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niceguy6547
nice song
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If harry Chapin hadn't died so young he could have been one of the greatest song writers of all time
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That is all that I can say
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Sad song
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He died so young! Man I never forgot any of his songs. They were truly impacted onto me as a kid! Thank you friend
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It exactly depicts my relationship with my son& I! Hit the nail on the head.Great song of course
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this song makes me cry
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OMG...MUSIC HIGH!!! I'M BLAZED!!!!
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I love this song but it's so sad
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Time fathers now
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beatyfull
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Dear Pandora: You Skipped This Essential Track For The Music Therapy That Somehow Appears To Be Rewiring Areas Of My Brain Once Feared Lost...
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Beautiful
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timothy_boaz
This song is one to listen to and not make the mistake that many have made.
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Through my tears you know we'll have a great time then.
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shannon.meek s 8
When I was a boy I always loved this song and it made me think of just how much I wanted to mimic my dad. He's awesome in every way. Now that I have a son and a grandson this song is so true to reality and I only hope that my don looks at me the same way I did my father.
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This song hit me hard. How many sons don't know their father. I am not like my father who is a good man. I think he made as many mistakes as I did. I would love to see him. Looking forward to good time.
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He didn't have the time or the interest to spend a little time with his dad when he was young, he just wanted to borrow the car. Then when he got old and wanted time with his own son.... the young man didn't have time , because of his own family commitments. . . . . it's a very good example of Karma.
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god damn it, now i can't study because of all the tears
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Dad l love you always for the good time and bad l can't have one without the other life is great thank god he put you on this earth because the world is a awesome that is true because your in it okay cool♡♡♡
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Wow!...Just understood this song for the first time. Tks for bringing back the lyrics Pandora!
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Time for the handkerchief every time I hear this song I can't help but get tears in my eyes
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This song makes me cry
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a timeless classic which shares an important message: the window of time with your children is short.
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Heard this at work on Tuesday. Once again, it choked me up a little. Does it every time I hear this.
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nschad09
This song lets you know how important / vital it is to cultivate close relationship s when you have the chance. It's a deep song with different levels. Great song!
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AWESOME SONG
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Heartbreaker
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nunezandrew. 1 0
Listen to God speaking to you
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God so loved the world he bless it
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nunezandrew. 1 0
Who loves me As I Am
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I am
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Love is a way of being
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Happy tears
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God bless him
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