If I Were a Carpenter

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If I Were a Carpenter

There was a time in her life when Mary Chapin Carpenter wasn’t really feeling music, so much so that she briefly quit performing. Long-time producer and collaborator John Jennings would convince her to return, and in 1987 Carpenter worked with Jennings on her debut album, Hometown Girl. 1992 saw the release of her most successful album to date with album number four, Come On Come On. You may be familiar with its standout track ‘Passionate Kisses’. She is a five-time Grammy winner who was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2012. She returns Down Under for the first time in more than a decade as part of her acoustic world tour. Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo – September 3.