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“Fast Car” is the most well-known song by the American folk singer-songwriter Tracy Chapman. The song, originally released in 1988, was nominated for two Grammy awards: Record of the Year and Song of the Year, as well as for the MTV Video Music Award as Best Female Video. On the Rolling Stones list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time “Fast Car” is the highest ranking song performed and solely written by a woman at No. 167. The songs popularity once again spiked in 2015 when the English DJ and producer Jonas Blue released a tropical house cover version of it. Catchy, repetitive and with only 4 chords, "Fast Car" is a great song for starting out!