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Harry Chapin: Short Stories (Elektra)

Michael Watts, Melody Maker, 9 February 1974

BY NOW IT should be deemed a case of criminal neglect that Harry Chapin's 'W.O.L.D.' is not in the top ten or even higher, because it's a classic of a kind, combining a neat moralistic storyline with an appropriately catchy, schmaltzy melody.

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