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 - 1951

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

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Recordings (Results 151-175 of 259 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, lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-87033 10-in. 12/11/1934 The evening bells are ringing Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, bass vocal, lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-87034 10-in. 12/11/1934 The little dobe shack Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, bass vocal, composer  
Victor BS-87035 10-in. 12/11/1934 The mountains of Tennessee Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, bass vocal, lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-87036 10-in. 12/11/1934 Texas girl Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, bass vocal, lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-87037 10-in. 12/11/1934 I'll be home some day Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, bass vocal, lyricist, composer  
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 lyricist, composer  
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 composer, vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor BS-067992 10-in. 10/14/1941 In the valley of the Shenandoah Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with autoharp and guitar vocalist, bass vocal, composer, lyricist  
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 arranger, vocalist, bass vocal  
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 H678 10-in. 2/24/1942 I'm thinking tonight of my blue eyes Gene Autry Male vocal solo, with string band composer, lyricist  
(Results 151-175 of 259 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carter, A. P.," accessed June 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104345.

Carter, A. P.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104345.

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