A. P. Carter

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

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

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1941

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

Recordings (Results 76-100 of 239 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-69347 10-in. 5/25/1931 When I'm gone Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BVE-69348 10-in. 5/25/1931 Sunshine in the shadows Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, bass vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-69349 10-in. 5/25/1931 Let the church roll on Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, bass vocal, arranger  
Victor BVE-69350 10-in. 5/26/1931 Lonesome for you Carter Family Female-male duet, with guitar vocalist, bass vocal, arranger  
Victor BVE-69351 10-in. 5/26/1931 Can't feel at home Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and auto-harp vocalist, bass vocal, arranger  
Victor BVE-69412 10-in. 6/10/1931 Why there's a tear in my eye Sara Carter ; Jimmie Rodgers Female-male vocal duet, with 2 guitars songwriter  
Victor BVE-69427 10-in. 6/11/1931 Jimmie Rodgers visits the Carter Family Carter Family ; Jimmie Rodgers Dialogue, female vocal duet, and mixed vocal trio, with guitar and mandolin songwriter, speaker, vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BVE-69428 10-in. 6/11/1931 The Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers in Texas Carter Family ; Jimmie Rodgers Dialogue and mixed vocal quartet, with 2 guitars speaker  
Victor BVE-70690 10-in. 2/15/1932 Homeward bound Frank Stamps All Star Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Victor BVE-71609 10-in. 2/23/1932 'Mid the green fields of Virginia Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, bass vocal, songwriter  
Victor BVE-71610 10-in. 2/23/1932 Happiest days of all Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, bass vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-71611 10-in. 2/23/1932 Picture on the wall Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BVE-71612 10-in. 2/23/1932 Amber tresses Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, bass vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-71613 10-in. 2/24/1932 I never loved but one Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, bass vocal, arranger  
Victor BVE-71614 10-in. 2/24/1932 Tell me that you love me Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, bass vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-71615 10-in. 2/24/1932 Where we'll never grow old Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, bass vocal, arranger  
Victor BVE-71616 10-in. 2/24/1932 We will march through the streets of the city Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, bass vocal, arranger  
Victor BS-76278 10-in. 6/17/1933 Give me roses while I live Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, bass vocal, arranger  
Victor BS-76279 10-in. 6/17/1933 I never will marry Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, bass vocal, arranger  
Victor BS-76280 10-in. 6/17/1933 On the sea of Galilee Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, bass vocal, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-76281 10-in. 6/17/1933 Home by the sea Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars and yodeling vocalist, bass vocal, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-76282 10-in. 6/17/1933 When the roses come again Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars and yodeling vocalist, bass vocal, arranger  
Victor BS-76283 10-in. 6/17/1933 I loved you better than you knew Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, bass vocal, arranger  
Victor BS-76284 10-in. 6/17/1933 This is like heaven to me Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, bass vocal, arranger  
Victor BS-76285 10-in. 6/17/1933 See that my grave is kept green Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, bass vocal, composer, lyricist  
(Results 76-100 of 239 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carter, A. P.," accessed January 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104345.

Carter, A. P.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104345.

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