WATCH: Harry Chapin LIVE performance of “Taxi” –

Not sure when the video was made, but Harry Chapin’s classic hit “Taxi” was originally released in 1972 and surprisingly only made it to #24 on the Billboard charts. Regardless, I consider it one of the best efforts of this talented singer/songwriter. How about you?

Here’s more on the song from Wikipedia:

“Taxi” is a song written and performed by Harry Chapin from his 1972 album Heads & Tales. Chapin debuted the song on NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in 1972, which was followed by many calls and telegrams sent from viewers to NBC demanding that Chapin return to the show. It was the first time in the show’s history that host Johnny Carson brought a performer back the very next night for an encore performance. “Taxi” thus front-lined his defining work. The single helped establish Chapin’s musical style and fame, and as a result, many Chapin items featured taxi-related imagery. WMEX DJ Jim Connors is credited with discovering Chapin and pushing “Taxi” to #24 on the Billboard charts, where it would last 16 weeks on the Hot 100, in the United States

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