Mary Ann Kennedy (American singer)

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Mary Ann Kennedy is an American country music songwriter. In her career, she has been a member of the groups Calamity Jane[1] and Kennedy Rose,[2] both times pairing with fellow songwriter Pam Rose. Kennedy's co-writing credits include the Grammy Award-nominated songs "Ring on Her Finger, Time on Her Hands" by Lee Greenwood and "I'll Still Be Loving You" by Restless Heart.[3] Other songs that she has written include "Safe in the Arms of Love" by Martina McBride and "You Will" by Patty Loveless.

Mary Ann Kennedy
GenresCountry
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
InstrumentsGuitar, mandolin, Vocals, drums[1]
Years active1981–present
LabelsColumbia (in Calamity Jane)
IRS (in Kennedy Rose)
Associated actsCalamity Jane
Kennedy Rose

DiscographyEdit

  • The Trail Less Traveled (2000)
  • Hoofbeats, Heartbeats & Wings (2005)
  • The Rhythm of the Ride (2009)

Chart Singles Written by Mary Ann KennedyEdit

The following is a list of Mary Ann Kennedy compositions that were chart hits. [4]

Year Single Title Recording Artist Chart Positions
Billboard Hot 100 Billboard AC Billboard Country
1980 He Gives Me Diamonds, You Give Me Chills
co-written with Don Goodman
Margo Smith 52
1982 Ring on Her Finger, Time on Her Hands
co-written with Don Goodman & Pam Rose
Lee Greenwood 5
1984 Me Against the Night
co-written with Pat Bunch & Pam Rose
Crystal Gayle 4
1985 Dixie Road
co-written with Don Goodman, Pat Bunch & Pam Rose
Lee Greenwood 1
1985 The First Word in Memory Is Me
co-written with Pat Bunch & Pam Rose
Janie Fricke 7
1985 Somebody Else's Fire
co-written with Pat Bunch & Pam Rose
Janie Fricke 4
1987 I'll Still Be Loving You
co-written with Pat Bunch, Todd Cerney & Pam Rose
Restless Heart 33 3 1
1987 He's Letting Go
co-written with Pat Bunch & Pam Rose
Baillie & the Boys 18
1993 You Will
co-written with Randy Sharp & Pam Rose
Patty Loveless 6
1995 Love Like This
co-written with Pat Bunch & Pam Rose
Carlene Carter 70
1995 Safe in the Arms of Love
co-written with Pat Bunch & Pam Rose
Martina McBride 4
1995 Ring on Her Finger, Time on Her Hands
co-written with Don Goodman & Pam Rose
Reba McEntire 9

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 74. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
  2. ^ Jason Ankeny. "Kennedy Rose biography". Allmusic. Retrieved October 7, 2009.
  3. ^ "Mary Ann Kennedy biography". Mary Ann Kennedy. Archived from the original on October 9, 2011. Retrieved October 9, 2011.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  4. ^ "Mary Ann Kennedy Chart Listing". Mary Ann Kennedy. Retrieved February 27, 2012.