Cats in the cradle

The song's lyrics began as a poem written by Harry's wife, Sandra "Sandy" Gaston ; the poem itself was inspired by the awkward relationship between her first husband, James Cashmore, and his father, John , a politician who served as Brooklyn borough president. Billboard Hot [12] October Learn how and when to remove this template message. With work and your family. The single sold , copies domestically, earning a gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America.

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