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The Essential Mary Chapin Carpenter


Download links and information about The Essential Mary Chapin Carpenter by Mary Chapin Carpenter. This album was released in 2003 and it belongs to Rock, Country, Songwriter/Lyricist, Contemporary Folk genres. It contains 16 tracks with total duration of 01:09:28 minutes.

Artist: Mary Chapin Carpenter
Release date: 2003
Genre: Rock, Country, Songwriter/Lyricist, Contemporary Folk
Tracks: 16
Duration: 01:09:28
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No. Title Length
1. Stones In the Road 4:32
2. The Long Way Home 4:54
3. Shut Up and Kiss Me 3:41
4. I Take My Chances 3:45
5. I Feel Lucky 3:31
6. Almost Home 4:37
7. Halley Came to Jackson 3:10
8. I Am a Town 5:05
9. Quittin' Time 3:51
10. Down At the Twist and Shout 3:21
11. He Thinks He'll Keep Her 4:03
12. Only a Dream 5:31
13. Late for Your Life 5:35
14. The Hard Way 4:21
15. Passionate Kisses 3:21
16. 10,000 Miles 6:10



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.