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Mary Chapin Carpenter

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Concerts

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July 6, 2009 Grammy winner Mary Chapin Carpenter plays an acoustic set in her sixth appearance on Mountain Stage.

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March 9, 2007 Carpenter blends folk, rock and country, all intertwined with her own original melodies and lyrics.

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Studio Sessions

Mary Chapin Carpenter has won five Grammy Awards over the course of her career.

October 3, 2012 Mary Chapin Carpenter endured illness, divorce and loss, which she channeled into her new album.

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Mary Chapin Carpenter.

August 7, 2012 Carpenter's 11th studio album, Ashes and Roses, deals with themes of death, divorce and illness.

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December 24, 2008 The venerable and popular country-folk singer plays holiday tunes in a session from WXPN.

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November 25, 2004 Singer Mary Chapin Carpenter performs from her farmhouse in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Interviews & Profiles

Mary Chapin Carpenter has won five Grammy Awards over the course of her career.

October 3, 2012 Mary Chapin Carpenter endured illness, divorce and loss, which she channeled into her new album.

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July 29, 2007 For Mary Chapin Carpenter, "Twilight" evokes an in-between time with special meaning for her.

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June 24, 2007 Singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter believes in valuing the simple blessings each day brings.

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More Stories

Cabinet host John Wesley Harding kicked off the show with a heart-stopping Conway Twitty cover.

June 29, 2012 Laughs, musical mash-ups and a Conway Twitty cover on this episode of Cabinet.

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Shawn Colvin (left) and Mary Chapin Carpenter perform together on stage.

July 15, 2013 The two heavily decorated singer-songwriters share the stage for a special extended performance.

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Between Here and Gone

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  • Album: Between Here and Gone
  • Artist: Mary Chapin Carpenter
  • Label: Columbia
  • Released: 2004
 

Calling

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  • Album: Calling
  • Artist: Mary Chapin Carpenter
  • Label: Rounder
  • Released: 2007
 

The Way We Move

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  • Album: The Way We Move
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I Like To Keep Myself In Pain

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  • Album: I Like To Keep Myself In Pain
  • Artist: Kelly Hogan
  • Released: 2012
 

Ashes & Roses

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  • Album: Ashes & Roses
  • Artist: Mary Chapin Carpenter
  • Released: 2012
 

Venus Drive

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See You On The Moon

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  • Album: See You On The Moon
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  • Released: 2010
 

Bach: A Strange Beauty

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  • Artist: Simone Dinnerstein
  • Released: 2011
 

Janeane Garofalo: If You Will

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Come Darkness, Come Light: Twelve Songs of Christmas

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  • Album: Come Darkness, Come Light: Twelve Songs of Christmas
  • Artist: Mary Chapin Carpenter
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  • Released: 2008