On September 27, 1975.

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On September 27, 1975, “Columbia” label released “Portrait Gallery”, the fifth Harry Chapin studio album. It was recorded in 1975, at “Connecticut Recording Studios, Inc” in.Connecticut, and was produced by Paul Leka. The album artwork was designed and illustrated by Milton Glaser.

Personnel:

  • Harry Chapin – vocals, guitar
  • John Tropea – guitar
  • Ronald Palmer – vocasls, guitar
  • Paul Leka – piano, celeste, harpsichord
  • Steve Chapin- vocals, piano, clavinet
  • Tim Moore – keyboards, clavinet
  • Ron Bacchiocchi – synthesiser, percussion
  • Donald Peake – synthesizer
  • John Wallace – vocals, bass
  • Don Payne – bass
  • Gene Bianco – harmonica
  • Frank Porto – accordion
  • Allan Schwartzberg – drums
  • Bob Springer – percussion
  • Jackie Kelso – saxophone
  • Jay Migliori – saxophone, flute
  • Ed Bednarski – clarinet
  • George Bohanon- trombone
  • Bud Brisbois – trumpet
  • Paul Hubinon – trumpet
  • Jim Horn- saxophone
  • Ken Smith – flute, mandolin
  • Geoff Parker – vocals, choir, chorus
  • Sheila Turner – vocals
  • Christopher Von Koschembahr – vocals
  • Joan Fishman – vocals
  • Joe Flood – vocals
  • Jeff Gross – vocals
  • Betty MacIver – vocals
  • Pete MacIver – vocals
  • Marti McCall – vocals
  • Todd Mulder – vocals
  • Katherine Anne Porter – vocals
  • Judi Parker – vocals
  • David Kondziela – vocals
  • Kris Kristofferson – vocals
  • Jonathan B. Lindle-vocals
  • Frank Simms – vocals
  • George Simms – vocals
  • Tom Chapin- vocals
  • Rita Coolidge- vocals
  • Kathy Ramos – vocals
  • Billy Swan – vocals
  • Susan White – vocals
  • Carolyn Willis – vocals
  • Jack Shulman – violin
  • Murray Adler – violin
  • Henry Roth – violin
  • Stanley Plummer – violin
  • Assa Drori – violin
  • Ronald Folsom – violin
  • James Getzoff – violin
  • Alexander Neiman – viola
  • Gareth Nuttycombe – viola
  • Armand Kaproff – cello
  • Michael Masters – cello
  • Tim Scott – cello
  • Jesse Ehrlich – cello
  • Bill Hymanson – strings
  • Rob White – whistle

Track listing:

All tracks by Harry Chapin except where noted.

  1. Dreams Go By
  2. Tangled Up Puppet – Harry Chapin, Sandy Chapin
  3. Star Tripper
  4. Babysitter
  5. Someone Keeps Calling My Name
  6. The Rock
  7. Sandy
  8. Dirt Gets Under the Fingernails
  9. Bummer
  10. Stop Singing These Sad Songs

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