30,000 Pounds of Bananas
In spite of the serious theme, Harry had a fun time with end of this song in concert supposedly coming up with new endings because his band did not like the first ending. The Chapin catch phrase "Harry, It Sucks" originates from Harry's retelling of the bands first reaction to the proposed ending to the song.
- Verities and Balderdash (1974)
- Anthology of Harry Chapin (1985)
- Story of a Life (1999)
- VH1: Behind the Music (2001)
- The Essentials: Harry Chapin (2002)
- Harry Chapin Classics (2003)
- Wacky Classics of the '70s (1984) - Warner Special Products (CD)
- American Pie - Great Tales & Sagas in Song (1998) - Reader's Digest (CD, cassette)
- On the Road Again Essential Truck Driving Songs (2010) - Australia
- In 1984, George Ball performed this song on the Lies and Legends cast album. The song was simply titled as "Bananas" on the liner notes.
- In 2006, Tom Chapin sings the lead in The Chapin Family live performance of this song on the Harry Chapin: A Celebration in Song: Volume I album.