A. P. Carter

Alvin Pleasant Delaney Carter (December 15, 1891 – November 7, 1960) was an American musician and a founding member of The Carter Family, one of the most notable acts in the history of country music.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 15, 1891 (Virginia), Died November 7, 1960 (Kingsport)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1952

Roles Represented in DAHR: bass vocal, composer, arranger, lyricist, songwriter, violin, speaker

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 260 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-49864 10-in. 2/15/1929 Don't forget this song Carter Family Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer, vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BVE-49865 10-in. 2/15/1929 The foggy mountain top Carter Family Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer, vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BVE-49866 10-in. 2/15/1929 Bring back my blue-eyed boy to me Carter Family Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer, vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BVE-49867 10-in. 2/15/1929 Diamonds in the rough Carter Family Vocal and instrumental ensemble arranger, vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BVE-49868 10-in. 2/15/1929 Engine one-forty-three Carter Family Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-56566 10-in. 11/22/1929 The homestead on the farm Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp arranger, vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BVE-56567 10-in. 11/22/1929 The cyclone of Ryecove Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp composer, lyricist, vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BVE-56568 10-in. 11/22/1929 Motherless children Carter Family Female-male vocal duet, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BVE-56581 10-in. 11/24/1929 When the roses bloom in Dixieland Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, bass vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-56582 10-in. 11/24/1929 No telephone in heaven Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, bass vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-56583 10-in. 11/24/1929 Western hobo Carter Family Female-male vocal duet, with yodeling, guitar, and steel guitar (self-accompaniment) composer, vocalist, bass vocal, lyricist  
Victor BVE-56584 10-in. 11/24/1929 Carter's blues Carter Family Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars (self-accompaniment) composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-56585 10-in. 11/24/1929 Wabash Cannonball Carter Family Female vocal solo, with guitar and autoharp (self-accompaniment) arranger  
Victor BVE-56586 10-in. 11/25/1929 A distant land to roam Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars (self-accompaniment) vocalist, bass vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-56587 10-in. 11/25/1929 Jimmie Brown, the newsboy Carter Family Female vocal solo, with guitar and autoharp (self-accompaniment) songwriter  
Victor BVE-56588 10-in. 11/25/1929 Kitty waltz Carter Family Female vocal duet, with 2 guitars composer  
Victor BVE-56589 10-in. 11/25/1929 Fond affection Carter Family Female-male vocal duet, with yodeling, guitar and steel guitar (self-accompaniment) vocalist, bass vocal, songwriter  
Victor BS-59017 10-in. 10/12/1932 Sweet as the flowers in May time Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, bass vocal, lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-59018 10-in. 10/12/1932 Will the roses bloom in heaven Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars arranger  
Victor BS-59019 10-in. 10/12/1932 On a hill lone and gray Carter Family Female vocal duet, with 2 guitars (takes 1 and 2); mixed vocal trio, with autoharp and guitar (take 3) arranger, vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BS-59020 10-in. 10/12/1932 My little home in Tennessee Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, bass vocal, arranger  
Victor BS-59021 10-in. 10/12/1932 The sun of the soul Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, bass vocal, arranger  
Victor BS-59022 10-in. 10/12/1932 If one won't, another one will Carter Family Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars arranger  
Victor BS-59023 10-in. 10/12/1932 The broken-hearted lover Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, bass vocal, arranger  
Victor BS-59024 10-in. 10/13/1932 Two sweethearts Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, bass vocal, arranger  
(Results 26-50 of 260 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carter, A. P.," accessed July 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104345.

Carter, A. P.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104345.

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