Living Room Suite

From The Harry Chapin Wiki

Living Room Suite is Harry Chapin's ninth album. "Flowers are Red" which indicts 'one size fits all' teaching methods has many become a popular song among educators. "I Wonder What Would Happen to this World" was adapted for use in Cotton Patch Gospel.

Track listing

Side 1

  1. "Dancin' Boy"
  2. "If You Want to Feel"
  3. "Poor Damned Fool"
  4. "I Wonder What Would Happen to This World"
  5. "Jenny"

Side 2

  1. "It Seems You Only Love Me When it Rains"
  2. "Why Do Little Girls"
  3. "Flowers are Red"
  4. "Somebody Said"


  • Rolling Stone - "Chapin peddles big ideas' that invariably amount to no more than middlebrow homily"[1]
  • Billboard - "...vintage Harry Chapin--warm, melodic, personal and humanistic"

Release history

Country Date Label Format Catalog Additional information
United States 1978 Elektra LP 6E-142
cassette TC-5142
8-track ET-8112
United States June 29, 1993 Elektra CD 9 60549-2


  1. Carson, Tom (January 25, 1979). "Album Reviews: Living Room Suite". Rolling Stone (283). Archived from the original on May 6, 2008. Retrieved 2010-06-13 .