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Wilf Carter

Wilfred Arthur Charles Carter (December 18, 1904 – December 5, 1996), professionally known as Wilf Carter in his native Canada and also as Montana Slim in the United States, was a Canadian Country and Western singer, songwriter, guitarist, and yodeller. Widely acknowledged as the father of Canadian country music, Carter was Canada's first country music star, inspiring a generation of young Canadian performers.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 18th, 1904 (Nova Scotia), Died Scottsdale

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1958

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

Notes: Frequent subcredit: The Yodeling Cowboy. His first name sometimes appears as "Wilf." (with a period). Also known in the United States as Montana Slim.

See Also: Montana Slim Carter, Wilf

Recordings (Results 51-75 of 207 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-06189 10-in. 3/11/1937 My little Yoho lady Wilf Carter Male vocal solo and yodeling, with guitar vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, yodeling  
Victor BS-06191 10-in. 3/11/1937 How my yodeling days began Wilf Carter Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, yodeling  
Victor BS-06192 10-in. 3/11/1937 Answer to "Swiss moonlight lullaby" Wilf Carter Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, yodeling  
Victor BS-07980 10-in. 5/7/1937 The Hindenburg disaster Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, composer, lyricist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-010639 10-in. 6/11/1937 Pete Knight's last ride Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-023191 10-in. 5/17/1938 By the grave of nobody's darling Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-023192 10-in. 5/17/1938 She'll be there (What a friend we have in Mother) Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar and steel guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-028041 10-in. 10/25/1938 The little red patch on the seat of my trousers Wilf Carter Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, arranger, lyricist  
Victor BS-028042 10-in. 10/25/1938 Golden memories of Mother and Dad Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, lyricist  
Victor BS-028043 10-in. 10/25/1938 My honeymoon bridge broke down Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, yodeling  
Victor BS-028044 10-in. 10/25/1938 Down the yodeling trail at twilight Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, lyricist, yodeling  
Victor BS-028045 10-in. 10/25/1938 I'm only a dude in cowboy clothes Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, yodeling  
Victor BS-028046 10-in. 10/25/1938 My Lulu Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, arranger, instrumentalist, guitar, yodeling  
Victor BS-028047 10-in. 10/25/1938 Rootin' tootin' cowboy Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, yodeling  
Victor BS-028048 10-in. 10/25/1938 I'm hittin' the trail Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, lyricist  
Victor BS-028321 10-in. 10/27/1938 We'll meet again in Peaceful Valley Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, yodeling  
Victor BS-028322 10-in. 10/27/1938 My brown-eyed prairie rose Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, lyricist  
Victor BS-028323 10-in. 10/27/1938 I'll meet you at the roundup in the spring Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, lyricist, yodeling  
Victor BS-028324 10-in. 10/27/1938 Dawn on the prairie Wilf Carter Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, composer, lyricist, instrumentalist, guitar, yodeling  
Victor BS-028325 10-in. 10/27/1938 My yodeling sweetheart Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, composer, lyricist, instrumentalist, guitar, yodeling  
Victor BS-028326 10-in. 10/27/1938 Yodeling memories Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, composer, lyricist, instrumentalist, guitar, yodeling  
Victor BS-028327 10-in. 10/27/1938 Cowboy's airplane ride Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, composer, lyricist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-028328 10-in. 10/27/1938 Memories of my little old log shack Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, composer, lyricist, instrumentalist, guitar, yodeling  
Victor BS-028329 10-in. 10/27/1938 My last old yodel song Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, composer, lyricist, instrumentalist, guitar, yodeling  
Victor BS-028904 10-in. 11/4/1938 My yodeling days are through Montana Slim Male vocal solo, with guitar and yodeling vocalist, composer, instrumentalist, guitar, lyricist, yodeling  
(Results 51-75 of 207 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carter, Wilf," accessed October 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201641.

Carter, Wilf. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201641.

"Carter, Wilf." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201641

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