Watch Mary Chapin Carpenter’s Top 5 Acoustic Performances on Youtube

By Mark Kemp

To celebrate the release of Mary Chapin Carpenter’s new album, The Things That We Are Made Of this Friday, AG combed Youtube for her five best acoustic moments.

Agree? Tell us about it. Disagree? Show us your choices.

Also, check out AG‘s feature story on Carpenter in the July issue of Acoustic Guitar magazine, on newsstands now.


“I am a Town”

“You Never Had it So Good”


“Something of a Dreamer”

“Come on, Come on”

“Flesh and Blood” (with Emmylou Harris and Sheryl Crow)

Mark Kemp
Mark Kemp

Former AG editor Mark Kemp is the author of Dixie Lullaby: A Story of Music, Race, and New Beginnings in a New South (Simon & Schuster, 2004; University of Georgia Press, 2006).