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 15, 1891 (Virginia), Died November 7, 1960 (Kingsport)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1950

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

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Recordings (Results 151-175 of 247 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-87031 10-in. 12/11/1934 A lad from old Virginia Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BS-87032 10-in. 12/11/1934 Lonesome day Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, bass vocal, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-87033 10-in. 12/11/1934 The evening bells are ringing Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars composer, lyricist, vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BS-87034 10-in. 12/11/1934 The little dobe shack Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp composer, vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BS-87035 10-in. 12/11/1934 The mountains of Tennessee Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars composer, lyricist, vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BS-87036 10-in. 12/11/1934 Texas girl Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp composer, lyricist, vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BS-87037 10-in. 12/11/1934 I'll be home some day Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars composer, lyricist, vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BS-87038 10-in. 12/11/1934 Faded coat of blue Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars arranger, vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BS-87039 10-in. 12/11/1934 Sailor boy Carter Family Female vocal duet, with guitar and autoharp composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-047559 10-in. 2/6/1940 The storms are on the ocean Delmore Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and tenor guitar composer  
Victor BS-066783 10-in. 10/14/1941 Wabash Cannonball Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar vocalist, bass vocal, composer  
Victor BS-067991 10-in. 10/14/1941 Dark and stormy weather Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with autoharp and guitar vocalist, bass vocal, composer  
Victor BS-067992 10-in. 10/14/1941 In the valley of the Shenandoah Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with autoharp and guitar lyricist, composer, vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BS-067993 10-in. 10/14/1941 The girl on the greenbrier shore Carter Family Female vocal duet, with autoharp and guitar composer  
Victor BS-067994 10-in. 10/14/1941 Something got a hold of me Carter Family Male vocal solo, with autoharp and guitar vocalist, bass vocal, arranger  
Victor BS-067995 10-in. 10/14/1941 Fifty miles of elbow room Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with autoharp and guitar vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BS-067996 10-in. 10/14/1941 Keep on the firing line Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with autoharp and guitar vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BS-067997 10-in. 10/14/1941 The wave on the sea Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, bass vocal, composer  
Victor BS-067998 10-in. 10/14/1941 The rambling boy Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with two guitars vocalist, bass vocal, composer  
Victor BS-067999 10-in. 10/14/1941 You're gonna be sorry you let me down Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with two guitars vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BS-068648 10-in. 12/16/1941 I'm thinking tonight of my blue eyes Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar composer  
Victor BS-071951 10-in. 2/19/1942 I'm thinking tonight of my blue eyes Dick Todd Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor E0VB-4023 10-in. 3/27/1950 All smiles tonight Tennessee Mountain Boys ; Kitty Wells Female vocal solo, with string band composer  
Victor D7VB-1531 10-in. 8/19/1947 I'm thinking tonight of my blue eyes Eddy Arnold ; Tennessee Plowboys Male vocal solo, with string band songwriter  
Columbia HCO2207 10-in. 1/28/1947 Wabash Cannon Ball Roy Acuff ; Smoky Mountain Boys Male vocal solo, with string band composer, lyricist  
(Results 151-175 of 247 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carter, A. P.," accessed May 27, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104345.

Carter, A. P.. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 27, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104345.

"Carter, A. P.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 27 May 2023.

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