Carpenter, Mary Chapin

Born: Feb 21, 1958 AD
Currently alive, at 57 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Guitarist, Musicians, Singer, Songwriter

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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