Tracy Chapman Artist Profile | AAE Music
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Years Active: 1986–present
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Tracy Chapman (born March 30, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter, best known for the singles "Fast Car", "Talkin' Bout a Revolution", "Baby Can I Hold You", and "Give Me One Reason." She is a multi-platinum and multi-Grammy award-winning artist.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio,U.S., Tracy Chapman began playing guitar and writing songs as a child. She received a scholarship through A Better Chance that allowed her to attend Wooster School in Connecticut, and was eventually accepted to Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts.

Tracy Chapman helped restore singer/songwriters to the spotlight in the '80s. The multi-platinum success of Chapman's eponymous 1988 debut was unexpected, and it had lasting impact. Although Chapman was working from the same confessional singer/songwriter foundation that had been popularized in the '70s, her songs were fresh and powerful, driven by simple melodies and affecting lyrics.

At the time of her first album, there were only a handful of artists performing such a style successfully, and her success ushered in a new era of singer/songwriters that lasted well into the '90s. Along with 10,000 Maniacs and R.

E.M., Chapman's liberal politics proved enormously influential on American college campuses in the late '80sOfficial Website: http://www.tracychapman.comFansite: http://www.tracychapmanonline.com

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Tracy Chapman performs folk, soul, rock, acoustic, singer-songwriter music and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, or other music performances. The estimated booking fee range to book Tracy Chapman for your event, Please Contact. Tracy Chapman has more than 1.0M listeners worldwide and really knows how to entertain your audience. Similar artists are  Natalie Merchant, Joan Armatrading, Tanita Tikaram, Suzanne Vega, Shawn Colvin, Melissa Etheridge, Indigo Girls, Paula Cole, Sarah McLachlan, Amos Lee, Ani DiFranco, Jewel, David Gray, k.d. lang, Dar Williams, Cat Stevens . Contact AAE Music agency for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Tracy Chapman for an upcoming event.

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