Carter Family ‎– The Original And Great Carter Family -1962 Folk (vinyl) Mint Copy !


Carter Family ‎– The Original And Great Carter Family -1962 Folk (vinyl)  Mint Copy !

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The Carter Family was a traditional American folk music group that recorded between 1927 and 1956. Their music had a profound impact on bluegrasscountrySouthern Gospelpop and rock musicians as well as on the U.S. folk revival of the 1960s. They were the first vocal group to become country music stars. Their recordings of songs such as "Wabash Cannonball", "Can the Circle Be Unbroken", "Wildwood Flower", "Keep On the Sunny Side" and "I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes" made these songs country standards. The latter's tune was used for Roy Acuff's "The Great Speckled Bird", Hank Thompson's "The Wild Side of Life" and Kitty Wells' "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels", making the song a hit all over again in other incarnations.[1]

The original group consisted of Alvin Pleasant "A.P." Delaney Carter (1891–1960), his wife Sara Dougherty Carter (1898–1979), and his sister-in-law Maybelle Addington Carter (1909–1978). Maybelle was married to A.P.'s brother Ezra Carter (Eck), and was also Sara's first cousin. All three were born and raised in southwestern Virginia, where they were immersed in the tight harmonies of mountain gospel music and shape note singing.

Throughout the group's career, Sara Carter sang lead vocals; Maybelle sang harmony and accompanied the group instrumentally; on some songs A.P. did not perform at all but at times sang harmony and background vocals and, once in a while, lead vocal. Maybelle's distinctive guitar playing style became a hallmark of the group.

Label:RCA Camden ‎– CAL 586
Format:Vinyl, LP, Album, Compilation, Mono
Style: Folk

Sleeve Condition (Out of 10) ~ 10
Label Condition (Out of 10) ~ 10
Vinyl Condition ~ (Out of 10)
Side 1 - 10
side 2 - 10
BIN *222


A1 Diamonds In The Rough
A2 God Gave Noah The Rainbow Sign
A3 Forsaken Love
A4 The Grave On The Green Hillside
A5 I'm Thinking Tonight Of My Blue Eyes
A6 Little Moses
B1 Lula Walls
B2 On The Rock Where Moses Stood
B3 Sweet Fern
B4 Wabash Cannon Ball
B5 Kitty Waltz
B6 Wildwood Flower

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