Maybelle Carter

"Mother" Maybelle Carter (born Maybelle Addington; May 10, 1909 – October 23, 1978) was an American country musician and originator of the ”Carter scratch.” She is best known as a member of the Original Carter Family act in the 1920s, 30s, and 40s and also as a member of the Carter Sisters and Mother Maybelle.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 10th, 1909 (Virginia), Died October 23rd, 1978 (Nashville)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1961

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, soprano vocal, harmony vocal, steel guitar, composer, lyricist, songwriter, speaker, yodeling, autoharp, mandolin

Recordings (Results 76-100 of 228 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-69347 10-in. 5/25/1931 When I'm gone Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-69348 10-in. 5/25/1931 Sunshine in the shadows Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-69349 10-in. 5/25/1931 Let the church roll on Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-69350 10-in. 5/26/1931 Lonesome for you Carter Family Female-male duet, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-69351 10-in. 5/26/1931 Can't feel at home Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and auto-harp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-69412 10-in. 6/10/1931 Why there's a tear in my eye Sara Carter ; Jimmie Rodgers Female-male vocal duet, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-69413 10-in. 6/10/1931 The wonderful city Sara Carter ; Jimmie Rodgers Female-male vocal duet, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-69427 10-in. 6/11/1931 Jimmie Rodgers visits the Carter Family Carter Family ; Jimmie Rodgers Dialogue, female vocal duet, and mixed vocal trio, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, soprano vocal, speaker, instrumentalist, mandolin  
Victor BVE-69428 10-in. 6/11/1931 The Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers in Texas Carter Family ; Jimmie Rodgers Dialogue and mixed vocal quartet, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar, speaker  
Victor BVE-71609 10-in. 2/23/1932 'Mid the green fields of Virginia Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-71610 10-in. 2/23/1932 Happiest days of all Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-71611 10-in. 2/23/1932 Picture on the wall Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-71612 10-in. 2/23/1932 Amber tresses Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-71613 10-in. 2/24/1932 I never loved but one Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-71614 10-in. 2/24/1932 Tell me that you love me Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-71615 10-in. 2/24/1932 Where we'll never grow old Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-71616 10-in. 2/24/1932 We will march through the streets of the city Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76278 10-in. 6/17/1933 Give me roses while I live Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76279 10-in. 6/17/1933 I never will marry Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76280 10-in. 6/17/1933 On the sea of Galilee Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76281 10-in. 6/17/1933 Home by the sea Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars and yodeling vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar, yodeling  
Victor BS-76282 10-in. 6/17/1933 When the roses come again Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars and yodeling vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar, yodeling  
Victor BS-76283 10-in. 6/17/1933 I loved you better than you knew Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76284 10-in. 6/17/1933 This is like heaven to me Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76285 10-in. 6/17/1933 See that my grave is kept green Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 76-100 of 228 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carter, Maybelle," accessed January 19, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106603.

Carter, Maybelle. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 19, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106603.

"Carter, Maybelle." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 19 January 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106603

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