Carter Sisters

The Carter Sisters, (also known as the second version of The Carter Family) were an American singing quartet consisting of Maybelle Carter and her daughters June Carter Cash, Helen Carter, and Anita Carter. Formed during World War II, the group recorded and performed into the 1990s.

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group, songwriter

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor E0VB-5516 10-in. 8/23/1950 I've got my share of trouble Carter Sisters Female vocal solo, with female vocal trio and string band Musical group  
Victor E0VB-5517 10-in. 8/23/1950 Columbus G-A Carter Sisters Female vocal solo, with female vocal trio and string band Musical group  
Victor E0VB-5518 10-in. 8/23/1950 Willow, will you weep for me Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal ensemblet and string band Musical group  
Victor E0VB-5519 10-in. 8/23/1950 Gotta find me somebody to love Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with female vocal duet and string band Musical group  
Victor E1VB-0927 10-in. 2/2/1951 My life with you Annie Lou and Danny ; Chet Atkins ; Carter Sisters ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Female-male vocal duet, with female vocal trio and string band Musical group  
Victor E1VB-0929 10-in. 2/2/1951 A trinket of shiny gold Chet Atkins ; Carter Sisters ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Female vocal solo, with vocal harmonies and string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-0844 10-in. 2/2/1949 (This is) someone's last day Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with vocal harmonies and string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-0845 10-in. 2/2/1949 The kneeling drunkard's plea Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with vocal harmonies and string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-0846 10-in. 2/2/1949 Why do you weep, dear willow? Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with vocal harmonies and string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-0847 10-in. 2/2/1949 Walk a little closer Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with vocal harmonies and string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-0848 10-in. 2/2/1949 My darling's home at last Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with vocal harmonies and string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-0849 10-in. 2/2/1949 A picture a ring and a curl Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal ensemble, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-0850 10-in. 2/2/1949 Root, hog, or die Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-0851 10-in. 2/2/1949 The baldheaded end of the broom Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1956 10-in. 10/12/1949 The day of wrath Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal trio, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1957 10-in. 10/12/1949 Down on my knees Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal trio, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1958 10-in. 10/12/1949 Little orphan girl Carter Sisters ; Anita Carter ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1959 10-in. 10/12/1949 God sent my little girl Carter Sisters ; Anita Carter ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1968 10-in. 10/13/1949 Crocodile tears Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter ; June Carter Cash Female vocal quartet, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1969 10-in. 10/13/1949 Grandma told me so Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter ; June Carter Cash Female vocal solo, with string band Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1970 10-in. 10/13/1949 The day they laid Mary away Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with string band and harmony vocals Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1971 10-in. 10/13/1949 Blue skies and sunshine Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with string band and vocal chorus Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1972 10-in. 10/13/1949 I've got a home up in glory Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with string band and vocal harmonies Musical group  
Victor D9VB-1973 10-in. 10/13/1949 Don't wait Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with string band and vocal harmonies Musical group  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carter Sisters," accessed May 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356172.

Carter Sisters. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356172.

"Carter Sisters." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 May 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356172

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