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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
major key tonality
string section beds
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
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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Comments

No theo- little boy blue and the man in the moon are nursery rhymes
Love this song, but unfortunatel y , this is my life with my two daughters and now grandson!!! Too busy working two jobs to 'get by' to enjoy LIFE... Wish it could be different.
Pretty much nailed my relationship with my father. Which makes all the more sad.
roywcoxjr
Like father, like son.
The little boy blew the man on the moon?!!
Son, you're okay with me!
no me gusta.
Happy Father's Day dad love you R I P
what a dad 2 son song!! We need Peace in the world!!!!Tha n k s Dad !!!!
Sad but good song, was like this with my dad, and sad but i am like this now to my son...
Love this song
Good 70s song
Harry Chapin did so much for the hungry. Long Island owes that org. so much! Great man!
Awesome Song:)
Pop working two jobs didn't leave him a choice was there when he could! My best friend! Passed away at fifty. I wish I could be Like him man!
My favorite song
O my love this song so much:)
God I love this song, but it always makes me sad, because I'm scared that that'll happen if I have a son.
mebarry3
YOLO
Faith.
What a great little song by a terrific poet and his wife
This Song Bonds Father and son!!Family! ! ! ! ! ! thats what Life is about!!!!!
great
Turns out Dad we have more in common than I ever saw before. That only took 50 years. I love you and hope you find god's peace.
gthamert
This is one of the saddest songs ever...
what a Beautiful song!!!!!! Family Comes First!!!!!!! ! ! ! !
What a talent and a hell of a good guy. RIP Harry. We miss you.
My favorite song as a little kid
I agree cheese noodkrs!
One of my fave songs....... . .
This song reminds me of me and my son . Life's short call now .
So much of a true song love it
That's what I really appreciate about music. I find myself in music the most is these guys sing my life story. Music lover Pam Gooch
My new fav song
lourdescheve z 1 5
This song touches deep... and my determinatio n to be a better parent grows. Im sure I can find a few minutes to just listen instead of plug my kids on one of the many gadgets we have nowadays.
I don't even know how I can like this song
A great discussion between Dad and Axel about this song on The Middle's Christmas episode...TH A T tugged the heart.
Sad...
dislesicpeng u i n
he's not an a**hole you retard. he's a successful man that spent too much time working and the son admired that and did the same thing.
So junior grew up to be giant a**hole just like father?
Feel you Brenda . Same here!!
Such a bittersweet tune... Son doesn't even know what's happened to him and the sad legacy continues...
The greatest gift you can give your son's is time. Choose wisely.
Spend time with Ur children.... . . . . . . . .
Alien!
Super sad song man
hellosenor
Can't help but cry thinking of my dad and my son.
Love this song but so sad!
jwardfelice
Good song but sad��
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