Currently alive, at 57 years of age.
1958 – Mary Chapin Carpenter, born on the 21st of February in Princeton, New Jersey. She is a five-time Grammy Award-winning country/folk singer-songwriter and guitarist with a diverse musical style.
1976 – Graduated at Taft Highschool.
1981 – Graduated with BA American Civilization, in Brown University.
1987 – Her first album, Hometown Girl, was released.
1990 – Released Shooting Straight in the Dark, which yielded two big hits, the Grammy Award-winning "Down at the Twist and Shout" and "You Win Again," which gained some adult contemporary airplay as a crossover.
1992 – Released the album that, to date, has been her biggest popular success, the triple-platinum Come On Come On.
2002 – Married Tim Smith, a contractor. They currently reside on a farm near Charlottesville, Virginia and call their home "Elysium.