Rosa Lee Carson

Birth and Death Data: Born 1909 (Atlanta), Died 1992 (Bainbridge)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, vocalist, speaker, banjo, songwriter, composer, lyricist, yodeling

Notes: Daughter of John Carson ("Fiddlin' John Carson"). Also known as "Moonshine Kate."

Recordings (Results 101-125 of 131 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh W403921 10-in. 4/24/1930 The hen and the rooster Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Fiddle (violin) and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
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, guitar  
OKeh W403923 10-in. 4/24/1930 The Dominicker duck Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
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 vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
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 instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
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, guitar  
OKeh W403927 10-in. 4/24/1930 John in the army Fiddlin' John Carson Instrumental trio and male vocal solo, with comic dialogue speaker  
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, guitar, 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 instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
OKeh W404620 10-in. 12/9/1930 After the ball Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W404621 10-in. 12/9/1930 My home in Dixieland Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
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 instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
OKeh W404623 10-in. 12/9/1930 That woman don’t treat John right Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental ensemble, with vocal instrumentalist, guitar  
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 vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
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 instrumentalist, guitar, 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 instrumentalist, guitar  
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, guitar, 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 instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W404642 10-in. 12/9/1930 The brave soldier Moonshine Kate and her Pals Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W404643 10-in. 12/9/1930 Are you going to leave the old home? Moonshine Kate and her Pals Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
OKeh W404644 10-in. 12/9/1930 The poor girl's story Moonshine Kate and her Pals Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
OKeh W404645 10-in. 12/9/1930 Texas bound Moonshine Kate and her Pals Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
OKeh W404646 10-in. 12/10/1930 I smell your hoecake a-burning Moonshine Kate and her Pals Female vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh W404647 10-in. 12/10/1930 Knotty Head Jake Fiddlin' John Carson ; Moonshine Kate Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental accompaniment vocalist  
OKeh W405070 10-in. 10/30/1931 Log cabin home Moonshine Kate Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
(Results 101-125 of 131 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carson, Rosa Lee," accessed May 11, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201619.

Carson, Rosa Lee. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 11, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201619.

"Carson, Rosa Lee." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 11 May 2021.

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