Betty Carter (born Lillie Mae Jones; May 16, 1929 – September 26, 1998) was an American jazz singer known for her improvisational technique, scatting and other complex musical abilities that demonstrated her vocal talent and imaginative interpretation of lyrics and melodies. Vocalist Carmen McRae once remarked: "There's really only one jazz singer—only one: Betty Carter.": xiv
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||74727||1/27/1949||Chicken shack boogie||Lionel Hampton Sextet||vocalist|
|Decca||74728||1/27/1949||New Central Avenue breakdown||Lionel Hampton Sextet||vocalist|
|Decca||74729||1/27/1949||Benson boogie||Lionel Hampton Sextet||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carter, Betty," accessed December 6, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/307438.
Carter, Betty. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 6, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/307438.
"Carter, Betty." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 6 December 2023.
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