Tom Chapin is a singer/songwriter renowned for his ability to provoke laughter with his witty story-telling and extensive collection of melodies. He is a well-known activist and wrote the song, “Not On The Test” to promote arts education during the No Child Left Behind debates. He also supports WhyHunger, an organization that investigates the root causes of hunger and poverty. With John Forster, Chapin released Broadsides, A Miscellany Of Musical Opinion (2010), a collection of amusing songs primarily for NPR’s Morning Edition. In 2009 he won the Magic Penny Award, given annually by the Children’s Music Network to someone who has made a difference in the lives of children through music.