Carpenter, Mary Chapin
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.
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