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Mary Chapin Carpenter

Born: Feb 21, 1958 in Princeton, NJ
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Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: Mary Chapin Carpenter was part of a small movement of folk-influenced country singer/songwriters of the late '80s. Although many of these performers never achieved commercial success, Carpenter was able to channel her anti-Nashville approach into chart success and industry awards by the early '90s.

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Come On Come On
Released: 1992
Label: COLUMBIA
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Come On Come On proved that even with two previous hit albums under her belt, Mary Chapin Carpenter was still as hot as could be. This album serves as one of the signposts that contemporary country would ...Read full review
Shooting Straight In The Dark
Released: 1990
Label: COLUMBIA/NASHVILLE
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Although Mary Chapin Carpenter's second album yielded two Top Ten hits, it was the release of 1990's Shooting Straight in the Dark that confirmed her talents as an artist who could easily stage a crossover ...Read full review
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