Sara Elizabeth Carter (née Dougherty; later Sara Carter Bayes; July 21, 1898 – January 8, 1979) was an American country music musician, singer, and songwriter. Remembered mostly for her deep, distinctive, mature singing voice, she was the lead singer on most of the recordings of the historic Carter Family act in the 1920s and 1930s. In her earliest recordings her voice was pitched very high.
Birth and Death Data: Born July 21st, 1898 (Copper Creek, Virginia), Died January 8th, 1979 (Lodi)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1941
Roles Represented in DAHR: alto vocal, autoharp, guitar, lead vocal, yodeling, songwriter, speaker, arranger
Recordings (Results 226-226 of 226 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||64105||10-in.||6/8/1938||Young Freda Bolt||Carter Family||instrumentalist, autoharp, guitar, vocalist, alto vocal|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carter, Sara," accessed January 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106602.
Carter, Sara. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106602.
"Carter, Sara." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 January 2021.
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