Bottom Line Encore Collection

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The Bottom Line Encore Collection: Harry Chapin is a live album from Harry Chapin with music taken from six concerts performed over 3 days at The Bottom Line in NYC in January 1981. Though an exact count of his concerts had not been kept it is believed one of these was his 2000th concert and the 3 day event and subsequent recording was billed as such. It was released on CD on March 10, 1998.

Track listing

CD 1/Tape Side 1

  1. "Taxi"
  2. "Story of a Life"
  3. "I Miss America"
  4. "Mercenaries"
  5. "A Better Place to Be"
  6. "I Want to Learn a Love Song"
  7. "Mr. Tanner"
  8. "W*O*L*D"

CD 2/Tape Side 2

  1. "Cat's in the Cradle"
  2. "Mismatch"
  3. "Old Folkie"
  4. "Let Time Go Lightly" - (Steve Chapin)
  5. "Remember When the Music"
  6. " Thirty Thousand Pounds of Bananas"
  7. "Sequel"


  • Dirty Linen - a great review
  • SortedmagAZine - good review
  • CD Shakedown - "Fans will enjoy Live at the Bottom Line"

Release history

Country Date Label Format Catalog
United States 1998 Bottom Line CD 63440 47401-2
cassette 63440 47401-4
Japan 2007 Koch Records CD VICP 63745-6