Daily Discovery: Neal Carpenter, “She Made The World Go Round”

ARTIST: Neal Carpenter

SONG:She Made The World Go Round

BIRTHDATE: 7/28/1982

BIRTHPLACE: Greenville, SC

AMBITIONS: Inventing something that gets dishes off of my table and into the dishwasher.

TURN-OFFS: Being inhospitable.

TURN-ONS: Contentment.

DREAM GIG: A show with Jackson Browne.

MOVIES I’VE SEEN MORE THAN ONCE: On Golden Pond, A River Runs Through It, The Godfather.


SMARTEST PERSON I KNOW: My grandfather for teaching me how to make poor man’s lemonade.

5 THINGS EVERY MAN MUST OWN: A great story, comfortable socks, dryer sheets, thank you notes, something he plans to pass on to his children.

BOOK I’LL KEEP RE-READING: Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer.

I WROTE THIS SONG: simply because it was in my head that morning. I wrote it with my friend Neil Medley.

Neal Carpenter will perform on the Lightning 100 Acoustic Stage at Musicians Corner, Saturday October 6th in Nashville’s Centennial Park. Music begins at 3 PM and includes other performances from The Future, Phil Keaggy and Shannon Sanders.