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Mr. Tanner

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Mister Tanner was a cleaner from a town in the Midwest.
And of all the cleaning shops around he'd made his the best.
But he also was a baritone who sang while hanging clothes.
He practiced scales while pressing tails and sang at local shows.
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Mister Tanner was a cleaner from a town in the Midwest.
And of all the cleaning shops around he'd made his the best.
But he also was a baritone who sang while hanging clothes.
He practiced scales while pressing tails and sang at local shows.
full lyrics

Features of This Track

acoustic rock instrumentation
folk influences
great lyrics
acoustic rhythm piano
interweaving vocal harmony
intricate melodic phrasing
major key tonality
a good dose of acoustic guitar pickin'
a dynamic male vocalist
a partially spoken vocal delivery
acoustic rhythm guitars
solo strings
vocal harmonies
emphasis on instrumental arranging
intricate arranging
and many other similarities identified in the Music Genome Project

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

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Great story very sad Harry is missed love his songs
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Harry cannot be n. Xxx h hmmmmm shouldn't ever ve
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Likewise ... This is beautiful and to believe I stumbled upon this!
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This song truly touches the soul.
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I saw Harry at the Bottom Line In NYC before his death what a show!!!!!!!!
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it is a great song one of many from harry chapin. was lucky enough to see him twice in concert. hard to believe it has been almost 30 yrs since his passing
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sneefer
So many people could learn so much from this song.
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tootie0802
I really love Big John Wallace's baritone in the background!
This is a beautiful bittersweet story.
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Typical Harry Chapin Excellent Story Song. !!! He Was The Best

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