Helen Myrl Carter

Helen Myrl Carter Jones (September 12, 1927 – June 2, 1998) was an American country music singer. The eldest daughter of Maybelle Carter, she performed with her mother and her younger sisters, June Carter and Anita Carter, as a member of The Carter Sisters and Mother Maybelle, a pioneering all female country and folk music group. After the death of A.P. Carter in 1960, the group became known as The Carter Family.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 19, 1927 (Virginia), Died June 2, 1998

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, accordion, songwriter, composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor E0VB-5515 10-in. 8/22/1950 Music in my heart "Sister" Billie Rose Atkins ; Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Female-male vocal duet, with string band composer  
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 vocalist  
Victor E0VB-5517 10-in. 8/23/1950 Columbus G-A Carter Sisters Female vocal solo, with female vocal trio and string band vocalist  
Victor E0VB-5518 10-in. 8/23/1950 Willow, will you weep for me Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal ensemblet and string band vocalist  
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 vocalist  
Victor E0VB-5826 10-in. 10/22/1950 Someone else, not me Anita Carter Female vocal solo, with string band songwriter  
Victor E1VB-0925 10-in. 1/31/1951 My crazy heart (for company) Chet Atkins ; Danny Dill ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Male vocal solo, with string band songwriter  
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 vocalist  
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 vocalist  
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 instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
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 instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist, songwriter  
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 instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
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 instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
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 instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
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 instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-0850 10-in. 2/2/1949 Root, hog, or die Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor D9VB-0851 10-in. 2/2/1949 The baldheaded end of the broom Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor D9VB-1956 10-in. 10/12/1949 The day of wrath Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal trio, with string band instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-1957 10-in. 10/12/1949 Down on my knees Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal trio, with string band instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-1958 10-in. 10/12/1949 Little orphan girl Carter Sisters ; Anita Carter ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with string band instrumentalist, accordion  
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 instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor D9VB-1964 10-in. 10/12/1949 Under the hickory nut tree Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Male vocal solo, with female vocal duet and string band songwriter, vocalist  
Victor D9VB-1965 10-in. 10/12/1949 I was bitten by the same bug twice Chet Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Male vocal solo, with female vocal duet and string band composer  
Victor D9VB-1968 10-in. 10/13/1949 Crocodile tears Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter ; June Carter Cash Female vocal quartet, with string band instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
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 instrumentalist, accordion  
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 instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
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 instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist, songwriter  
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 instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist, songwriter  
Victor D9VB-1973 10-in. 10/13/1949 Don't wait Carter Sisters ; Maybelle Carter Female vocal solo, with string band and vocal harmonies instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist, songwriter  
Columbia CO42822 10-in. 2/3/1950 Warm hands, cold heart George Morgan and Dolly Good Mixed vocal duet, with string band songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carter, Helen Myrl," accessed April 17, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356173.

Carter, Helen Myrl. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 17, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356173.

"Carter, Helen Myrl." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 April 2024.

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