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Encyclopedia > Tom Chapin

Tom Chapin is a Grammy Award-winning musician, entertainer, and songwriter. He is best known for his children's music, intended for the age group that is too old for Sesame Street but too young for pop music. However, he also writes and performs for adults. Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... Sesame Street is an American educational childrens television series for preschoolers and is a pioneer of the contemporary educational television standard, combining both education and entertainment. ... }} For popular forms of music in general, see Popular music. ...

From 1970-1976, he hosted a TV show called Make a Wish. Make A Wish was an American television series which ran on ABC from 1970 to 1976. ...

He is the son of Jim Chapin and the brother of Harry Chapin, and occasionally appears in Harry Chapin tribute concerts (often with brother Steve Chapin). He has appeared in the off-Broadway production Pump Boys and Dinettes, among others. He is married to Bonnie Chapin; his daughters and step-daughter are musicians as well (the Chapin Sisters). James F. Chapin (July 23, 1919 - ) is a well-regarded American jazz drummer and the author of a popular text on jazz drumming, the first two volumes of which are and He is currently at work on Vol. ... Harry Forster Chapin (December 7, 1942 – July 16, 1981) was an American singer, songwriter, and humanitarian. ... Stephen Chapin is an American singer. ... Off-Broadway plays or musicals are performed in New York City in smaller theatres than Broadway, but larger than Off-Off-Broadway, productions. ... Starting life as a Broadway musical in 1982, it tells the story of 4 guys, 2 gals working at a gas station/dinette somewhere in the mid-west. ... The Chapin Sisters are a musical group consisting of three daughters of Bonnie Chapin: Abigail and Lily Chapin, whose father is singer Tom Chapin, and Jessica Craven, whose father is Wes Craven and whose stepfather is Tom Chapin. ...



Family Recordings

  • Some Assembly Required
  • Making Good Noise
  • Great Big Fun for the Very Little One
  • This Pretty Planet
  • In My Hometown
  • Around the World and Back Again
  • Zag Zig
  • Billy the Squid
  • Mother Earth
  • Moonboat
  • Family Tree

Adult Recordings

  • Common Ground
  • Doing our Job
  • Join the Jubilee
  • So Nice to Come Home
  • Let me Back into Your Life
  • In the City of Mercy
  • Life is Like That


Tom Chapin's Recordings. Retrieved March 15, 2006.

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