The Essential Mary Chapin Carpenter
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The Essential Mary Chapin Carpenter takes hits from six albums she recorded for Columbia, omitting material from her first album, Hometown Girl. Since the majority of these songs appealed to both pop and country audiences, they achieved wide crossover popularity. The 16 cuts include the original versions of Carpenter's Top Ten hits "I Feel Lucky," "Passionate Kisses," "Down at the Twist and Shout," "Quittin' Time," and her first number one hit, "He Thinks He'll Keep Her." While the majority of these tracks are also included on Party Doll and Other Favorites, the difference is Essential contains the radio versions, not alternate takes or live tracks. Both discs are recommended to fans of Carpenter's modern folk/country hybrid.
One of the best singer/songwriters ever! This is a great album and a must have if you love great songs.
Didn't realize I missed her songs
I forgot how many great songs she has. Haven't heard her in forever. Since radio won't play older songs here we are.
Born: February 21, 1958 in Princeton, NJ
Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s
Top Albums and Songs by Mary Chapin Carpenter
||Grow Old With Me||Party Doll and Other Favorites||3:21||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Down At the Twist and Shout||Shooting Straight In the Dark||3:20||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||I Feel Lucky||Party Doll and Other Favorites||3:30||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Passionate Kisses||The Essential Mary Chapin Carpenter||3:21||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||He Thinks He'll Keep Her||Party Doll and Other Favorites||4:02||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||10,000 Miles||Party Doll and Other Favorites||6:10||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||I Take My Chances||The Essential Mary Chapin Carpenter||3:45||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Passionate Kisses||Party Doll and Other Favorites||3:20||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Shut Up and Kiss Me||Party Doll and Other Favorites||3:41||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||I Feel Lucky||The Essential Mary Chapin Carpenter||3:31||$0.99||View In iTunes|