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 176-200 of 207 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||39248||10-in.||1/15/1935||How my yodeling days began||Montana Slim||vocalist, yodeling|
|Decca||39249||10-in.||1/15/1935||Hittin' the trail||Montana Slim||vocalist, yodeling|
|Decca||88022||5/25/1955||Dynamite trail||Montana Slim||vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar|
|Decca||88023||5/25/1955||Strawberry roan||Montana Slim||vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar|
|Decca||BR 9045||11/22/1954||One golden curl||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||BR 9046||11/22/1954||My mountain high yodel song||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||BR 9047||11/22/1954||I'm gonna tear down the mailbox||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||BR 9048||11/22/1954||Maple leaf waltz||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||BR 9049||11/23/1954||There's a tree on every road||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||BR 9050||11/23/1954||I bought a rock for a Rocky Mountain gal||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||BR 9051||11/23/1954||Shoo shoo shoo sh' la la-1||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||BR 9052||11/23/1954||The sunshine bird||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||BR 9053||11/23/1954||Kissin' on the sly||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||BR 9054||11/23/1954||The Alpine milkman||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 9363||4/27/1956||I'm ragged but I'm right-1||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 9364||4/27/1956||There's a padlock on your heart||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 9365||4/27/1956||The yodelin' song||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 9366||4/27/1956||On a little two acre farm-1||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 9371||4/28/1956||Strawberry roan||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 9372||4/28/1956||Silver bell yodel||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 9373||4/28/1956||My little lady||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 9374||4/28/1956||Away out on the mountain||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 9999||11/18/1957||The blind's prayer||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 10000||11/18/1957||X's from down in Texas||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 10001||11/18/1957||Let a little sunshine in your heart||Montana Slim||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carter, Wilf," accessed October 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201641.
Carter, Wilf. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/201641.
"Carter, Wilf." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 October 2020.
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