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Mary Chapin Carpenter

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We all have two lives. The one we are given and the one we create.

— Mary Chapin Carpenter


About age ten, we moved from the place where I was born, moved overseas.

— Mary Chapin Carpenter

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Dreamland is a book, but it's my song in book form. It's translated itself into a different medium.

— Mary Chapin Carpenter

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Emmy Lou Harris introduced me to the work of the Vietnam Veterans of America foundation and the Campaign for a Land Mine Free World.

— Mary Chapin Carpenter

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I don't really remember my folks singing to us, but they read to us.

— Mary Chapin Carpenter

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I don't think you need to dumb down to a child, you merely have to be clear, you know?

— Mary Chapin Carpenter

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I kept thinking, I went to college and I have to get a real job.

— Mary Chapin Carpenter

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I think that every new record is a chance to... I think what it is for me is my heart and soul at that moment in time... I've always felt that just being able to make a record is a privilege.

— Mary Chapin Carpenter

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I was a liberal arts junkie and I figured, well, I'll go work for somebody somewhere. All I knew was that I was going to have to come home and figure it out.

— Mary Chapin Carpenter

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I'm a liberal arts junkie.

— Mary Chapin Carpenter

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About Mary Chapin Carpenter

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Carpenter's ninth studio album The Calling was released in 2007 by Rounder Records' rock/pop imprint Zoë and featured commentary about contemporary politics including reactions to the impact of Hurricane Katrina ("Houston") and the agreement with the Dixie Chicks ("On With the Song"). Carpenter was the author of a biweekly column in the Washington Times from December 2008 to March 2009 in which Mary Chapin Carpenter discussed topics related to music and politics. The album received some of the best reviews of Carpenter's career.

She followed that with The Age of Miracles in April 2010. Carpenter's first album 1987's Hometown Girl did not produce any singles although 1989's State of the Heart and 1990's Shooting Straight in the Dark each produced four Top 20 hits on the Billboard country singles charts. Her most acclaimed and most topical album to date The Calling was released in March 2007.

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