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Mary Chapin Carpenter

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Birthday ***, 1958
Place of Birth Princeton, New Jersey
Age 63 years old
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Mary Chapin Carpenter

Mary Chapin Carpenter is an American singer and songwriter. Carpenter spent several years singing in clubs in Washington, D.C. before signing in the late 1980s with Columbia Records, which marketed her as a country music singer. Carpenter's debut album, Hometown Girl in 1987, did not produce a single, although State of the Heart in 1989 and Shooting Straight in the Dark in 1990, each produced four hits in the top 20 on the Billboard charts. country. Carpenter's most successful album to date remains Come On Come On from 1992, producing seven country singles and was certified four times platinum in the United States with sales exceeding four million copies. She followed it up with Stones in the Road and A Place in the World, both of which have hit singles. In the 2000s, Carpenter's albums removed both theme and music from his original work, becoming less radio-based and more focused on social and political issues. In 2007, she released The Calling.

Born February 21, 1958, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.
Genres Americana, country, folk, country folk, soft rock
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
Years active 1987–present
Labels Columbia, Zoë, Lambent Light Records
Associated acts John Jennings, Joan Baez, Shawn Colvin, Indigo Girls, Radney Foster, Trisha Yearwood, Kathy Mattea, Tift Merritt, Rose Cousins
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About Mary Chapin Carpenter

Grammy Award-winning country and folk singer who released the hit single 'I Feel Lucky.' She appeared on Austin City Limits, as well as on Late Night with David Letterman.

Mary Chapin Carpenter before fame

She devoted much of her time in high school to playing guitar and piano. She went on to attend Brown University.

Achievement of Mary Chapin Carpenter

She wrote a column for the Washington Times from December of 2008 until March of 2009.

Mary Chapin Carpenter family life

Her parents divorced when she was sixteen years old. She later married Timmy Smith.

Associations of Mary Chapin Carpenter

She wrote songs for fellow folk singer Joan Baez.

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Latest information about Mary Chapin Carpenter updated on June 14 2021.

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