Carolyn Hester

Carolyn Sue Hester (born January 28, 1937) is an American folk singer and songwriter. She was a figure in the early 1960s folk music revival.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 28, 1937 (Waco)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1958 - 1971

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, performer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 104148 1/22/1958 Scarlet ribbons Carolyn Hester vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 104149 1/22/1958 I know where I'm goin' Carolyn Hester vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 104150 1/22/1958 The Texan boys Carolyn Hester vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 104151 1/22/1958 Danny boy Carolyn Hester vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 104152 1/22/1958 Ye banks and braes Carolyn Hester vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 104153 1/22/1958 The wreck of the old ninety seven Carolyn Hester vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 104154 1/22/1958 Black is the color of my true love's hair Carolyn Hester vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 104155 1/22/1958 The riddle song Carolyn Hester vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 104156 1/22/1958 Lolly too dum Carolyn Hester vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 104157 1/22/1958 Little Willie Carolyn Hester vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 104158 1/22/1958 Hush-a-bye Carolyn Hester vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 104159 1/22/1958 I wonder as I wander Carolyn Hester vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 123415 2/9/1971 Toronto Underground railroad Carolyn Hester performer  
Decca 123416 2/9/1971 I'm looking for you Carolyn Hester performer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hester, Carolyn," accessed July 18, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204527.

Hester, Carolyn. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 18, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204527.

"Hester, Carolyn." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 July 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/204527

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