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 201-207 of 207 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||NA 10002||11/18/1957||There's a bluebird on your windowsill||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 10434||10/28/1958||My French Canadian girl||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 10435||10/28/1958||Sick, sober and sorry||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 10505||11/23/1958||A sinner's prayer||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 10506||11/23/1958||My prairie rose||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 10507||11/23/1958||Yodelin' my babies to sleep||Montana Slim||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 10508||11/23/1958||Born to lose||Montana Slim||vocalist|
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.
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