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 (Results 26-30 of 30 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 26-30 of 30 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carter, Helen Myrl," accessed April 16, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356173.

Carter, Helen Myrl. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 16, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356173.

"Carter, Helen Myrl." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 16 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/356173

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