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 101-125 of 228 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-76286 10-in. 6/17/1933 Old rugged cross Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-76287 10-in. 6/17/1933 Will the circle be unbroken? Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-76288 10-in. 6/17/1933 Over the garden wall Carter Family Female vocal duet, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76289 10-in. 6/17/1933 Gold watch and chain Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76290 10-in. 6/17/1933 The school-house on the hill Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76291 10-in. 6/17/1933 Will my mother know me there? Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76292 10-in. 6/17/1933 Faded flowers Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76293 10-in. 6/17/1933 Poor little orphaned boy Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with 2 guitars vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76701 10-in. 6/17/1933 Give me roses while I live Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76702 10-in. 6/17/1933 I never will marry Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76703 10-in. 6/17/1933 On the sea of Galilee Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76704 10-in. 6/17/1933 Home by the sea Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76705 10-in. 6/17/1933 When the roses come again Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76706 10-in. 6/17/1933 I loved you better than you knew Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76707 10-in. 6/17/1933 This is like heaven to me Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76708 10-in. 6/17/1933 See that my grave is kept green Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76709 10-in. 6/17/1933 The old rugged cross Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76710 10-in. 6/17/1933 Will the circle be unbroken Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76711 10-in. 6/17/1933 Over the garden wall Carter Family Female vocal duet, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76712 10-in. 6/17/1933 Gold watch and chain Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76713 10-in. 6/17/1933 The school house on the hill Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76714 10-in. 6/17/1933 Will my mother know me there? Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76715 10-in. 6/17/1933 Faded flowers Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-76716 10-in. 6/17/1933 Poor little orphaned boy Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-83129 10-in. 5/8/1934 Cowboy Jack Carter Family Female vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist, soprano vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 101-125 of 228 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carter, Maybelle," accessed January 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106603.

Carter, Maybelle. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106603.

"Carter, Maybelle." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 January 2021.

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

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