Mary Chapin Carpenter (born February 21, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter. She spent several years singing in clubs before signing with Columbia Records, who marketed her as a country singer.
Mary Chapin Carpenter’s most successful album to date remains 1992’s Come On Come On, which yielded seven charting country singles and had sales exceeding four million copies.
“Passionate Kisses”, a cover of fellow singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams’s 1988 song peaked on the U.S. Country chart at No. 4, and was the first of Carpenter’s songs to cross over to mainstream pop.
Carpenter has won five Grammy Awards and has sold more than 12 million records worldwide. Mary Chapin Carpenter was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2012.
2018 saw the release of a new album and an extensive tour of the USA to celebrate her 30 years of songwriting.
Mary Chapin Carpenter Backing Tracks – Bug (The) … Come On Come On … Down At The Twist And Shout … Flesh And Blood … Grow Old With Me … He Thinks He’ll Keep Her … House Of Cards … I Feel Lucky … I Take My Chances … It’s Only Love … Just Because … Let Me Into Your Heart … Not Too Much To Ask … Passionate Kisses … Quittin’ Time … Something Of A Dreamer … Why Walk When You Can Fly … You Win Again …