There is some concern about the accuracy of the details included in the book. He briefly attended the United States Air Force Academy and was then an intermittent student at Cornell University but did not complete a degree. Several weeks of nightly playing and daily phone calls to labels and media suddenly ignited the interest of two record company giants: Jac Holzman of Elektra Records and Clive Davis of Columbia.
Chapin was also a dedicated humanitarian who fought to end world hunger; he was a key player in the creation of the Presidential Commission on World Hunger in 1977. Harry Forster Chapin (December 7 1942 – July 16 1981) was an American singer-songwriter best known for his folk rock songs including "Taxi" "W*O*L*D" "Flowers Are Red" and the No.