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Fiddlin' John Carson

"Fiddlin'" John Carson (March 23, 1868 – December 11, 1949) was an American old-time fiddler and singer who recorded what is widely considered to be the first country music song featuring vocals and lyrics.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 23, 1868 (Fannin County), Died December 11, 1949 (Atlanta)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, vocalist, leader, composer, speaker, lyricist, arranger, songwriter, guitar, author

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-78995 10-in. 2/27/1934 Papa's billy goat Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, arranger, vocalist  
Victor BS-78997 10-in. 2/27/1934 Mama's nanny goat Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, composer, vocalist  
Victor BS-78998 10-in. 2/27/1934 I'm glad my wife's in Europe Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, arranger, vocalist  
Victor BS-78999 10-in. 2/27/1934 Be kind to a man when he's down Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Female-male vocal duet, with string band instrumentalist, violin, arranger, vocalist  
Victor BS-82100 10-in. 2/27/1934 You'll never miss your mother till she's gone Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, songwriter, vocalist  
Victor BS-82101 10-in. 2/27/1934 Since she took my licker from me Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-82102 10-in. 2/27/1934 The new "Comin' 'round the mountain" Fiddlin' John Carson Mixed vocal trio, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-82103 10-in. 2/27/1934 I was born four thousand years ago Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, arranger  
Victor BS-82104 10-in. 2/27/1934 When the saints go marching in Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Mixed vocal trio, with string band and talk instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, arranger  
Victor BS-82105 10-in. 2/27/1934 The honest farmer Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-82106 10-in. 2/27/1934 Taxes on the farmer feeds them all Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Mixed vocal trio, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-82107 10-in. 2/27/1934 Bear me away on your snowy white wings Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Mixed vocal trio, with string band and talk instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-82108 10-in. 2/27/1934 I want to make heaven my home Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Mixed vocal trio, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-82109 10-in. 2/27/1934 Going where the sugar cane grows Fiddlin' John Carson Mixed vocal trio, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-82110 10-in. 2/27/1934 Tennessee Wagner Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-82111 10-in. 2/27/1934 The storm that struck Miami Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-82112 10-in. 2/27/1934 Georgia's three dollar tag Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-82113 10-in. 2/28/1934 I'm old and feeble Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, arranger  
Victor BS-82114 10-in. 2/28/1934 Old and in the way Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, arranger  
Victor BS-82115 10-in. 2/28/1934 Take your burdens to the Lord Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-82116 10-in. 2/28/1934 Gonna raise a ruckus Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, arranger  
Victor BS-82117 10-in. 2/28/1934 Stockade blues Peanuts Brown ; Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental trio and talk instrumentalist, violin, speaker, vocalist, composer  
Victor BS-82118 10-in. 2/28/1934 Do you ever think of me? Peanuts Brown ; Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Vocal and instrumental trio, with talk and yodeling instrumentalist, violin, speaker, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-82119 10-in. 2/28/1934 Ain't no bugs on me Fiddlin' John Carson Vocal and instrumental quartet instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
Columbia W140628 10-in. 5/27/1925 Little Mary Phagan Al Craver Male vocal solo, with harmonica and guitar songwriter  
OKeh 8373 10-in. June 1923 [Unknown title(s)] Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 8374 10-in. June 1923 The little old log cabin in the lane Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 8375 10-in. June 1923 The old hen cackled and the rooster's going to crow Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 8603 10-in. Mar. 1924 Old and in the way Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
OKeh 8604 Not documented Mar. 1924 [Unknown title(s)] Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 8605 10-in. Mar. 1924 Dixie boll weevil Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) composer, instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 8606 10-in. Mar. 1924 When Abraham and Isaac rushed the can Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 8607 10-in. Mar. 1924 The cat came back Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 8608 10-in. Mar. 1924 I got mine Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 8609 12-in. Mar. 1924 Dixie cowboy Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 8610 12-in. Mar. 1924 John Henry blues Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 8613 10-in. Mar. 1924 Arkansas traveler Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental quartet instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 8614 10-in. Mar. 1924 Old Aunt Peggy, won't you set 'em up again? Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental quartet, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 8615 12-in. Mar. 1924 Dixie division Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental quartet, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 8616 12-in. Mar. 1924 Sugar in the gourd Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental quartet, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 8704 Not documented 8/27/1924 [Unknown title(s)] Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 8705 12-in. 8/27/1924 The Lightning Express Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 8706 10-in. 8/27/1924 I'm glad my wife's in Europe Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
OKeh 8707 10-in. 8/27/1924 Turkey in the straw Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 8708 10-in. 8/27/1924 Jimmie on the railroad Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 8709 10-in. 8/27/1924 Run, nigger, run Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 8710 10-in. 8/27/1924 I'm nine hundred miles from home Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 8711 10-in. 8/27/1924 It ain't gonna rain no mo' Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 8712 10-in. 8/27/1924 Alabama gal (Won't you come out tonight) Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers String band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 9053 10-in. April 1925 The death of Floyd Collins Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 9054 10-in. April 1925 Charming Betsy Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 9184 10-in. 7/1/1925 Flat-footed nigger Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental trio instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 9185 10-in. 7/1/1925 Bully of the town Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental quartet instrumentalist, violin, composer  
OKeh 9186 10-in. 7/1/1925 Hop light, lady Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental quartet instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 9187 10-in. 7/1/1925 The hawk and the buzzard Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental quartet instrumentalist, violin, composer  
OKeh 9188 10-in. June 1925 Hell broke loose in Georgia Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental quartet instrumentalist, violin, composer  
OKeh 9189 10-in. 7/1/1925 Soldiers' joy Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental trio instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 9259 10-in. 7/7/1925 The drinker's child Rosa Lee Carson Female vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 9260 Not documented 7/7/1925 [Unknown title(s)] Rosa Lee Carson Female vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh 9261 Not documented 7/7/1925 [Unknown title(s)] Rose Lee Carson Female vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh 9262 Not documented 7/7/1925 [Unknown title(s)] Rose Lee Carson Female vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh 9590 10-in. 3/11/1926 [Unknown title(s)] Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh 9591 10-in. 3/11/1926 [Unknown title(s)] Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh 9592 10-in. 3/11/1926 Cackling pullet Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers 2 fiddles (violins) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh 9593 10-in. 3/11/1926 Georgia Wagner Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers 2 fiddles (violins) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh 9594 10-in. 3/11/1926 [Unknown title(s)] Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh 9595 10-in. 3/11/1926 [Unknown title(s)] Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh 9596 10-in. 3/11/1926 Goodbye, Liza Jane Fiddlin' John Carson 2 fiddles (violins), banjo, and guitar, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 9597 10-in. 3/11/1926 [Unknown title(s)] Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh 9598 10-in. 3/11/1926 [Unknown title(s)] Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh 9599 10-in. 3/11/1926 If there wasn't any women in the world Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh 9632 10-in. 3/17/1926 Everybody works but Father Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 9633 Not documented 3/17/1925 [Unknown title(s)] Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 9634 Not documented 3/17/1926 [Unknown title(s)] Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 9635 Not documented 3/17/1926 [Unknown title(s)] Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 9845 10-in. 11/1/1926 Fire in the mountain Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh 9846 10-in. 11/1/1926 Peter went fishing Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh 9847 10-in. 11/1/1926 When we meet on that beautiful shore Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, leader, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 9848 Not documented 11/1/1926 [Unknown title(s)] Fiddlin' John Carson ; Fiddlin' John Carson & His Virgina Reelers Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 9849 10-in. 11/1/1926 [Unknown title(s)] Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 9850 10-in. 11/1/1926 [Unknown title(s)] Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 9851 10-in. 11/1/1926 [Unknown title(s)] Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 9852 10-in. 11/1/1926 Long way to Tipperary Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
OKeh S-72010 10-in. 11/7/1923 When you and I were young, Maggie Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-72011 10-in. 11/7/1923 You will never miss your mother until she is gone Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo vocalist, lyricist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-72012 10-in. 11/7/1923 Be kind to a man when he is down Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo vocalist, lyricist, composer, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-72013 10-in. 11/7/1923 Billy in the low ground Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo composer, vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-72014 10-in. 11/7/1923 Casey Jones Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-72015 10-in. 11/7/1923 Old Sallie Goodman Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-72016 10-in. 11/7/1923 Fare you well, old Joe Clark Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh S-72017 10-in. 11/7/1923 The farmer is the man that feeds them all Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-72018 10-in. 11/7/1923 Papa's billy goat Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-72021 10-in. 11/8/1923 The kickin' mule Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-72022 10-in. 11/8/1923 Nancy Rowland Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-72023 10-in. 11/8/1923 Tom Watson special Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-73034 12-in. 12/18/1924 The baggage coach ahead Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-73035 12-in. 12/18/1924 The orphan child Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-73036 12-in. 12/18/1924 The letter edged in black Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-73037 10-in. 12/18/1924 Steamboat Bill Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh S-73038 10-in. 12/18/1924 It takes a little rain with the sunshine Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-73039 10-in. 12/18/1924 Old Dan Tucker Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-73040 10-in. 12/18/1924 Boil them cabbage down Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-73041 10-in. 12/18/1924 Old Uncle Ned Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh S-73042 10-in. 12/18/1924 My north Georgia home Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-73456 10-in. 6/24/1925 Sally Ann Fiddlin' John Carson ; Rosa Lee Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-73457 Not documented 6/24/1925 [Unknown title(s)] Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh S-73458 10-in. 6/24/1925 There's a hard time coming Fiddlin' John Carson ; Rosa Lee Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-73459 10-in. 6/24/1925 The Boston burglar Fiddlin' John Carson ; Rosa Lee Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-73461 10-in. 6/24/1925 Little Mary Phagan Rosa Lee Carson Female vocal solo, with guitar songwriter  
OKeh S-73463 10-in. 6/24/1925 The honest farmer Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-73464 10-in. 6/24/1925 To welcome the travellers home Fiddlin' John Carson ; Rosa Lee Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh S-73465 10-in. 6/24/1925 Run along home with Lindy Fiddlin' John Carson ; Rosa Lee Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 73873 10-in. Dec. 1925 The grave of little Mary Phagan Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 73874 10-in. Dec. 1925 [Unknown title(s)] Fiddlin' John Carson ; Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh 73875 10-in. Dec. 1925 All alone by the sea side Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 73876 10-in. Dec. 1925 Do round my Lindy Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 73877 10-in. Dec. 1925 The Batchelors' Hall Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 73878 10-in. Dec. 1925 The drunkard's hiccups Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin) vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 73879 10-in. Dec. 1925 Liberty Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 73880 10-in. Dec. 1925 The old frying pan and the old camp kettle Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh 74000 10-in. Feb. 1926 Little Mary Phagan Tobe Little Male vocal solo and whistling, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and harmonica songwriter  
OKeh W80549 10-in. 3/17/1927 You' ll never miss your mother till she's gone Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers String band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist  
OKeh W80550 10-in. 3/17/1927 Be kind to a man when he's down Virginia Reelers String band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh W80551 10-in. 3/17/1927 Welcome the traveler home Virginia Reelers String band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh W80552 10-in. 3/17/1927 In my old cabin home Virginia Reelers String band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh W80553 10-in. 3/17/1927 Old and in the way Virginia Reelers String band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh W80554 10-in. 3/17/1927 Papa's billy goat Virginia Reelers String band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh W80555 10-in. 3/17/1927 I'm glad my wife's in Europe Virginia Reelers String band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh W80556 10-in. 3/17/1927 It's a shame to whip your wife on Sunday Virginia Reelers String band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh W80557 10-in. 3/17/1927 Cotton eyed Joe Virginia Reelers String band, with male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh W80558 10-in. 3/17/1927 Jesse James Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers String band leader, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh W80559 10-in. 3/17/1927 Don't let your deal go down Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers String band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh W80560 10-in. 3/17/1927 Swanee River Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers String band, with male vocal solo leader, vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh W81726 10-in. 10/10/1927 Old Joe Clark Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Male vocal trio, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
OKeh W81727 10-in. 10/10/1927 Gonna swing on the Golden Gate Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Male vocal trio, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
OKeh W81728 10-in. 10/10/1927 Did he ever return? Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
OKeh W81729 10-in. 10/10/1927 If you can't get the stopper out, break off the neck Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Male vocal trio, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
OKeh W81730 10-in. 10/10/1927 Engineer on the Mogull Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
OKeh W81731 10-in. 10/10/1927 Hell bound for Alabama Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
OKeh W81749 10-in. 10/11/1927 Turkey in the hay Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
OKeh W81750 10-in. 10/11/1927 The smoke goes out the chimney just the same Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Male vocal trio, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
OKeh W81751 10-in. 10/11/1927 Going down to Cripple Creek Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers String band, with male vocal trio instrumentalist, violin, leader, vocalist  
OKeh W81752 10-in. 10/11/1927 Quit that ticklin' me Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Male vocal trio, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
OKeh W81753 10-in. 10/11/1927 It won't happen again for a hundred years or more Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Male vocal trio, with string band instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh W81754 10-in. 10/11/1927 The little log cabin by the stream Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
OKeh W81755 10-in. 10/11/1927 Christmas time will soon be over Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Male vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, violin, leader, vocalist  
OKeh W81756 10-in. 10/11/1927 Run along home, Sandy Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Male vocal trio, with string band vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh W401098 10-in. 9/5/1928 You will never miss your mother until she is gone Emil Velazco Pipe organ solo, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh W402116 10-in. 8/10/1928 Moonshine Kate Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with talk instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
OKeh W402117 10-in. 8/10/1928 John's trip to Boston Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with talk instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
OKeh W402118 10-in. 8/10/1928 John makes good licker Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with talk and male vocal solo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
OKeh W402119 10-in. 10/10/1928 I'm going to take the train for Charlotte Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) and banjo duet instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh W402120 10-in. 8/10/1928 Ain't no bugs on me Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo and banjo instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, composer, lyricist  
OKeh W402121 10-in. 8/10/1928 The burglar and the old maid Fiddlin' John Carson Fiddle (violin) solo, with male vocal solo and banjo vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh W402337 10-in. 3/16/1929 Hawk and buzzard Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Female-male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, composer, vocalist  
OKeh W402338 10-in. 3/16/1929 Down South where the sugar cane grows Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Female-male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, composer, vocalist  
OKeh W402339 10-in. 3/16/1929 Meet her when the sun goes down Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet, with female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin, composer, vocalist  
OKeh W402340 10-in. 3/16/1929 My Ford sedan Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet, with female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, composer  
OKeh W402341 10-in. 3/16/1929 You can't get milk from a cow named Ben Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Dialogue and fiddle (violin) and guitar duet instrumentalist, violin, author, speaker  
OKeh W402342 10-in. 3/16/1929 Going to the county fair Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Dialogue and fiddle (violin) and guitar duet speaker, instrumentalist, violin, author  
OKeh W402554 10-in. 8/5/1929 Welcome the travelers home, no. 2 Fiddlin' John Carson Instrumental trio, with female-male vocal duet vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh W402555 10-in. 8/5/1929 You'll never miss your mother until she's gone, no. 2 Fiddlin' John Carson Instrumental trio, with female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, composer  
OKeh W402556 10-in. 8/5/1929 John makes good licker Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Instrumental trio, with talk and female-male vocal duet vocalist, speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh W402557 10-in. 8/5/1929 John makes good licker Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Instrumental trio, with talk and female-male vocal duet instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, speaker  
OKeh W402558 10-in. 8/5/1929 She's more like her mother everyday Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Instrumental trio, with talk and male vocal solo speaker, vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh W402559 10-in. 8/5/1929 Times are not like they used to be Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Instrumental trio, with talk and male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, speaker, vocalist  
OKeh W402988 10-in. 9/24/1929 The medicine show Fiddlin' John Carson ; Emmett Miller Descriptive scene, with vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
OKeh W402989 10-in. 9/24/1929 The medicine show Fiddlin' John Carson ; Emmett Miller Descriptive scene, with vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
OKeh W402992 10-in. 9/25/1929 The medicine show Fiddlin' John Carson ; Emmett Miller Descriptive scene, with vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
OKeh W402997 10-in. 9/25/1929 The medicine show Fiddlin' John Carson ; Emmett Miller Descriptive scene, with vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
OKeh W402998 10-in. 9/25/1929 The medicine show Fiddlin' John Carson ; Emmett Miller Descriptive scene, with vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
OKeh W402999 10-in. 9/25/1929 The medicine show Fiddlin' John Carson ; Emmett Miller Descriptive scene, with vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
OKeh W403446 10-in. 12/17/1929 Pa's birthday party Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Instrumental trio, with dialogue and mixed vocal trio instrumentalist, violin, speaker, vocalist  
OKeh W403447 10-in. 12/17/1929 Corn licker and barbecue Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Instrumental trio, with dialogue and mixed vocal trio speaker, vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh W403448 10-in. 12/17/1929 Corn licker and barbecue Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Instrumental trio, with dialogue and mixed vocal trio instrumentalist, violin, speaker, vocalist  
OKeh W403449 10-in. 12/17/1929 Who's the best fiddler? Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Instrumental trio, with dialogue instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
OKeh W403500 10-in. 12/17/1929 Who bit the wart off Grandma's nose? Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Instrumental trio, with dialogue and male vocal solo instrumentalist, violin, speaker, vocalist  
OKeh W403501 10-in. 12/17/1929 Kate's snuff box Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Instrumental trio, with dialogue speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh W403502 10-in. 12/17/1929 Sunny Tennessee Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh W403503 10-in. 12/17/1929 Whatcha gonna do when your licker gives out? Fiddlin' John Carson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh W403916 10-in. 4/24/1930 The last old dollar is gone Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars and talk speaker  
OKeh W403920 10-in. 4/24/1930 The raccoon and the possum Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh W403921 10-in. 4/24/1930 The hen and the rooster Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh W403922 10-in. 4/24/1930 Goin' where the climate suits my clothes Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh W403923 10-in. 4/24/1930 The Dominicker duck Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, violin, leader  
OKeh W403924 10-in. 4/24/1930 Silver threads among the gold Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Female-male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh W403925 10-in. 4/24/1930 On the banks of the old Tennessee Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Female-male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh W403926 10-in. 4/24/1930 You gotta let my dog alone Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Dialogue, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar speaker, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh W403927 10-in. 4/24/1930 John in the army Fiddlin' John Carson Instrumental trio and male vocal solo, with comic dialogue instrumentalist, violin, speaker, vocalist  
OKeh W403928 10-in. 4/24/1930 The old grey horse ain't what he used to be Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Dialogue, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, violin, speaker  
OKeh W403929 10-in. 4/24/1930 You can’t forget the day you was born Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Female-male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh W404620 10-in. 12/9/1930 After the ball Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh W404621 10-in. 12/9/1930 My home in Dixieland Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, violin, vocalist, leader  
OKeh W404622 10-in. 12/9/1930 The old ship is sailing for the promised land Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh W404623 10-in. 12/9/1930 That woman don’t treat John right Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental ensemble, with vocal leader, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh W404624 10-in. 12/9/1930 At the cross Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Mixed vocal trio and male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar leader, vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh W404625 10-in. 12/9/1930 Take the train to Charlotte Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Mixed vocal trio and male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar leader, instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh W404626 10-in. 12/9/1930 Little more sugar in the coffee Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Male vocal solo and male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar leader, instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
OKeh W404627 10-in. 12/9/1930 Didn’t he ramble Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Mixed vocal trio, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, violin, leader, vocalist  
OKeh W404628 10-in. 12/9/1930 You gonna get something you don’t expect Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental ensemble, with vocal leader, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh W404629 10-in. 12/9/1930 Darktown Strutters' Ball Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental ensemble leader  
OKeh W404647 10-in. 12/10/1930 Knotty Head Jake Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental accompaniment vocalist  
OKeh W404648 10-in. 12/10/1930 I've got a white man working for me Fiddlin' John Carson Instrumental, with talk instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh W404649 10-in. 12/10/1930 Nobody knows my troubles but me Fiddlin' John Carson Instrumental, with talk instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh W405073 10-in. 10/30/1931 I intend to make heaven my home Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Female-male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
OKeh W405083 10-in. 10/31/1931 Pole cat blues Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Female-male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, violin, vocalist  
Brunswick E36493 10-in. 3/23/1931 You will never miss your mother until she is gone Phil Luther Crow ; Frank Luther Male vocal duet, with clarinet, guitar, and accordion lyricist  
Brunswick AT354-AT355 10-in. 3/3/1928 Billy in the low ground Dr. Humphrey Bate Possum Hunters String band, with dance calls composer  
Brunswick 1072-1074 10-in. 8/7/1925 Little Mary Phagan Charlie Oaks Male vocal solo, guitar, and Jew's harp songwriter  
Edison 9731 10-in. 9/23/1924 You will never miss your mother until she is gone Blue Ridge Duo Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica lyricist  

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Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carson, Fiddlin' John," accessed June 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104795.

Carson, Fiddlin' John. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104795.

"Carson, Fiddlin' John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 June 2024.

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