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photoAlmost a decade ago, the Los Angeles Times called singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter the "boomer poet by default." For over 25 years, the Ivy League grad from the New Jersey suburbs has been drawing her own rich thread through the country music scene.

Now, with five Grammys, two Country Music Awards, and 12 million records sold, Mary Chapin Carpenter is touring again and out with a new CD, "Between Here and Gone." It's a little less country, a little more introspective, but full of the honest openness that she has made her trademark.

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Mary Chapin Carpenter

This program aired on May 14, 2004.

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