Mary Chapin Carpenter
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February 21, 1958 in Princeton
Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Mary Chapin Carpenter (born February 21, 1958 in Princeton, New Jersey) is a highly successful country music singer-songwriter and guitarist. According to Songfacts, Carpenter had a fairly privileged upper middle class upbringing. Her father was at least partly responsible for her embarking on a musical career. The song "House of Cards" was inspired by the divorce of her parents when she was sixteen.
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Mary Chapin Carpenter September 30, 2008