Child Is Father to the Man is the debut album by Blood, Sweat & Tears, released in February 1968. It reached number 47 on Billboard’s (North America) Pop Albums chart.
The title is a quotation from a similarly titled poem by Gerard Manley Hopkins. In 2003, the album was ranked number 264 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Original Red “360 Sound” Label in Black lettering. LP Columbia CS 9619 1968 NM*****