Harry Chapin numerology
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This article is purely trivial discussion of numbers related to Harry Chapin.
- 1 - Number of drummers Howie Fields, bass players Big John Wallace, and keyboardist Steve Chapin
- 2 - Harry has two lead guitarists Ron Palmer and Doug Walker
- 3 - Times busted out of college.
- 5 - Harry had 5 different cellists
- 9 - Studio albums release during his life time
- 11 - Albums released during his life time
- 16 - House address on Parkside Lane in the song Taxi
- 33 - Age at which Chapin started writing There Only Was One Choice "When I started this song I was still thirty-three/The age that Mozart died and sweet Jesus was set free/Keats and Shelley too soon finished, Charley Parker would be/And I fantasized some tragedy'd be soon curtailing me"
- 37 - Number of people killed ("got his message so far") in the song Sniper
- 38 - Age at which Harry Chapin died
- 30,000 - Number of bananas in the Chapin song 30,000 Pounds of Bananas