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 201-225 of 239 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 62283 10-in. 6/17/1937 Lord I'm in your care Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62288 10-in. 6/18/1937 The little girl that played on my knee Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62289 10-in. 6/18/1937 You better let that liar alone Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62290 10-in. 6/17/1937 Funny when you feel that way Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62291 10-in. 6/17/1937 In the shadow of the Clinch Mountain Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62292 10-in. 6/17/1937 Hello stranger Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62293 10-in. 6/17/1937 Never let the devil get the upper hand of you Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62294 10-in. 6/17/1937 When this evening sun goes down Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62295 10-in. 6/17/1937 Jim Blake's message Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62296 10-in. 6/17/1937 Honey in the rock Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62297 10-in. 6/17/1937 Look how this world has made a change Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62298 10-in. 6/18/1937 Farewell Nellie Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62299 10-in. 6/18/1937 The only girl (I ever cared for) Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62300 10-in. 6/18/1937 Goodbye to the plains Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62301 10-in. 6/18/1937 My home's across the Blue Ridge mountains Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62302 10-in. 6/18/1937 Dark haired true lover Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 62303 10-in. 6/18/1937 He never came back Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal, instrumentalist, violin  
Decca 64086 10-in. 6/8/1938 Happy in prison Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal  
Decca 64087 10-in. 6/8/1938 Walking in the King's highway Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal  
Decca 64088 10-in. 6/8/1938 St. Regis girl Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal  
Decca 64089 10-in. 6/8/1938 Just a few more days Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal  
Decca 64090 10-in. 6/8/1938 Bring back my boy Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal  
Decca 64091 10-in. 6/8/1938 It is better farther on Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal  
Decca 64092 10-in. 6/8/1938 Charlie and Nellie Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal  
Decca 64093 10-in. 6/8/1938 Cuban soldier Carter Family vocalist, bass vocal  
(Results 201-225 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.

"Carter, A. P.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 January 2021.

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