Carter Family: Always a Song

Scope: 

This pathfinder is structured as a beginner’s guide to the lives, history, and musical contributions of A.P. Carter and his family.  The Carter Family’s songs and instrumental styles were very important to the formation and development of early country music.  In fact, many famous musicians from all musical genres cite The Carter Family as a major musical influence.  Their place in the musical history of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and the music world in general is very important and worthy of study. This pathfinder will help the interested individual to become aware and appreciative of their contributions and serve as a guide to further research.

Introductory Text: 

Zwonitzer, Mark.  Will You Miss Me When I’m Gone?  The Carter Family and Their Legacy in American Music.  New York:  Simon & Shuster, 2002.  ASU APP COLL STACK ML421. C33 Z86 2002.

Library of Congress Subject Headings: 

Highly Relevant:

  • Carter Family (musical group)
  • Carter, Maybelle
  • Carter, Janette
  • Carter, A.P.
  • Carter, Sarah
  • Country Music to 1951
  • Old-time music

Also Relevant:

  • Country music groups – U.S.
  • Country musicians biography
  • Guitar methods (country)
  • Ballads, English Appalachian region
  • Women country musicians – U.S. (Biography)
  • Country music
  • Blues music (Virginia)
  • Documentary films
  • Guitar methods (Folk)
  • Musicians
  • American folk music

General:

  • Bluegrass music
  • Railroad – U.S. songs and music
  • Music social aspects
  • Popular music
Clipping Files Subject Headings - W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection: 

See: Carter Family. Found within are several newspaper articles about The Carter Family from various newspaper publications.

See: Music Appalachia and Musicians Appalachia.

Library of Congress Call Numbers: 
  • M 1630
  • ML 102
  • ML 103
  • ML 106
  • ML 156
  • ML 419
  • ML 420
  • ML 421
  • ML 629
  • ML 2811
  • ML 3545
  • MIcF 105
Books: 

Carter, A.P.  Songs and Selections:  The Original Carter Family.  New York, N.Y. Peer International Corp, 1980. ASU APP COLL OVSZ M1629. C233 1980.

Carter, Janette.  Living With Memories.  Carter Memorial Music Center, 1983. ASU APP COLL STACK ML 419. C43. A3 1983.

Cash, June Carter.  Among My Klediments.  Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Zondervan Publishing House, 1981. ASU APP COLL STACK ML 420. C2653. A3.

Cash, June Carter.  From the Heart.  New York.  Prentice Hall, 1987. ASU APP COLL STACK ML 420. C2653. A3 1987.

Guides, Encyclopedias, and Dictionaries: 

---.  American National Biography.  New York.  Oxford University Press, 1999: vol. 4, 478, 479. ASU REFERENCE CT 213. A68 1999.

Atkins, John.  The Carter Family:  Old Time Music Booklet no. 1 ASU APP COLL STACK ML 421.C33 A8

Baker, Theodore.  Bakers Biographical Dictionary of Musicians.  New York: Schirmer Books; London: Collier Macmillan, c1984: 419.  ASU REFERENCE ML105. B16 1984

---.  Biography Index. New York. H. W.  Wilson Co., 1946/2000: vol. 56, no. 3, 27.  ASU REFERENCE CT 100. B56.

Bowman, John S.   The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995: 119.  ASU REFERENCE CT 213. C36 1995.

---.  Britannica Book of the Year.  Chicago, Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc, 1998: vol. 2, p 9006.  ASU REFERENCE AE 5. E363 1998.

Carr, Patrick.  Editor.  The Illustrated History of Country Music.  Garden City. Doubleday, 1979: 8,14,40-52,59,67,68,74,81,84,86, 87, 89, 91, 100, 181, 188,
229,249,259,267,307. ASU APP COLL STACK ML 3561. C61 I4.

Cohen, Norm.  Traditional Anglo-American Folk Music:  A Discography of Published Sound Recordings.  Garland Publishing Inc. ASU APP COLL STACK
            ML 156.4 F5 C 64 1994.

---.  Country Music Foundation.  Country:  The Music and the Musicians:  From the Beginnings to the ‘90s.  New York. Abbeville Press, 1994.  ASU APP COLL STACK ML3524. C66 1994.

Country Music Magazine Editors.  The Comprehensive Country Music Encyclopedia. Country Music Magazine.  New York. Times Books, 1994: 56 – 58.  ASU APP COLL STACK ML 102. C7 C6 1994.

Dawidoff, Nicholas.  In the Country of Country:  People, and Places in American Mu sic.  New York.  Pantheon Books, 1997: 6,10,12,47,53 – 63, 117, 157, 181, 209,259,269.  ASUAPP COLL STACK ML 3524. D39. 1997.

Dunson, Josh.  Anthology of American Folk Music.  New York.  Oak Publications, 1973: 50 – 51. ASU APP COLL STACK M 1629. D86 A6.

Green, Archie.  Hillbilly Music:  Source and Symbols.  Illinois.  University of Illinois Campus Folksong Club, 1965.  ASU APP COLL STACK AL3524.G74 1965.

Leverett, Les.  Blue Moon of Kentucky:  A Journey into the World of Bluegrass and Country as Seen Through the Camera Lens of Photojournalist Les Leverett.  Empire Publishing, 1996: 84, 128, 130.  ASU APP COLL STACK ML 87. L49 1996.

McCloud, Barry.  Definitive Country:  The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Country Music and Its Performers.  New York. New York, 1991: 138 – 143.  ASU APP COLL STACK ML102. C7 M33 1995.

Malone, Bill C.  Country Music U.S.A.  Austin:  University of Texas Press, 1985: 30, 36, 45, 64, 68, 79, 80, 81, 82, 84, 90, 104, 126, 132, 210, 218, 273, 280, 337, 341, 387, 394, 431, 435, 438, 448. ASUAPP COLL STACK ML 3524. M34. 1985.

Malone, Bill C.  Country Music U.S.A.  A Fifty-Year History.  Austin.  University of Texas Press, 1968. ASU APP COLL STACK ML3551. M25.

Malone, Bill C.  Country Music U.S.A. Austin.  University of Texas Press, 1985: 45, 64, 68, 90, 101, 126, 132, 210, 218, 273, 280, 337, 341, 387, 394, 435, 438.  ASU MUSIC STACK ML3524. M34.

Malone, Bill C.  Singing Cowboys and Musical Mountaineers:  Southern Culture and the Roots of Country Music.  University of Georgia Press, 1993: 36,64,65
66,79,80,81,82,84,104. ASU APP COLL STACK 3551. M26 1993.

Malone, Bill C.  The Smithsonian Collection of Classic Country Music/Selected and Annotated by Bill C. Malone.  Washington D.C., Smithsonian Institution, 1981. ASU APP COLL STACK OVSZ ML 156.4 C7.M34 1981.

Malone, Bill C.  Stars of Country Music.  Urbana:  University of Illinois Press, 1975: 7, 10, 22, 23, 75, 77, 79, 81, 90, 95, 120, 121, 128, 136, 149, 153, 193, 210, 255, 261, 262, 265, 268, 270, 277, 279, 284, 290-291, 297, 298, 300-303, 308, 309, 311, 400, 406, 436, 438.
ASU APP COLL STACK ML 385 S73 1975.

Millard, Bob.  Country Music: 70 Years of America’s Favorite Music. New York: Harper Perennial, c1993: 5, 22, 23, 51, 61, 118, 211, 71, 76, 82, 84, 99, 103, 145, 152, 154, 163, 261, 207.  ASU MUSIC STACK ML3524. M53.

Millard, Bob.  Country Music: 75 Years of America’s Favorite Music. New York: Da Capo Press, 1999: 8,22,47,61.  ASU APP COLL STACK ML3524. M5 1999.

Morthland, John.  The Best of Country Music.  Doubleday & Company.  Garden City, New York.  1984.  8, 9, 16, 17, 25, 31, 34, 52-67, 81-82, 90, 250, 294, 295, 318. ASU APP COLL STACK ML156.4 C7 1984.

 Oermann, Robert K. The Listener’s Guide to Country Music.  New York.  Facts on File, Inc., 1983: 7-9, 18-19.  ASU APP COLL STACK ML 3524. 035 1983.

Price, Steven D. Take Me Home The Rise of Country and Western Music.  New York. Praeger Publishers, 1974: 13, 17, 111, 115, 122, 136, 153, 160, 174.  ASU MUSIC STACKS ML 3524. P946 T3.

Shelton, Robert.  The Country Music Story.  New York.  Bobbs-Merrill, 1966: 13,60,70, 77, 89, 142, 187, 197, 207, 208, 212, 214, 229, 231, 232.  ASUAPP COLL STACK ML2811. S5 1966.

Shestack, Melvin.  The Country Music Encyclopedia.  New York.  Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1974: 35–38.  ASU MUSIC STACK ML102. C7 S5.

Stambler and Landon.  Country Music: The Encyclopedia. New York. St. Martin’s Press,1969: 48 – 52.  ASU MUSIC STACK ML 102. F66 S7.

Stambler, Irwin and Landon, Grelun.  Country Music: The Encyclopedia.  New York. St. Martin’s Press, 2000: 72 – 74.  ASU APP COLL STACK ML102.F66 S7.

Stambler, Irwin and Landon, Grelun.  Country Music: The Encyclopedia.  New York. St. Martin’s Press, 1997: 71-75. ASU APP COLL STACK ML102.C7 S7 1997.

Stambler, Irwin and Landon, Grelun.  Encyclopedia of Folk, Country, and Western Music.  New York.  St. Martin’s Press, 1969: 48 – 52.  ASU MUSIC STACK REFERENCE ML102. F75 S783.

Stambler, Irwin and Landon, Grelun.  The Encyclopedia of Folk, Country and Western  Music.  New York. Saint Martin Press, 1997: 94 – 98.  ASU APP COL STACKS ML102. F66 S7 1983.

---.  The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. London: Macmillan Publishers; Washington, D.C.: Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1980: vol. 3, 837, 838.  ASU MUSIC REF ML100. N48.

Bibliographies: 

Mead, Guthrie T. Country music sources: a biblio-discography of commercially recorded  traditional music / Guthrie T. Meade, Jr.;
with Dick Spottswood, and Douglas S.
Meade.  North Carolina.  UNC at Chapel Hill, 2002: 3,5,6,7,9,13,26,27,33,47,48,49,51,53,58,63,85.  ASU MUSIC REF ML156.4.F5 M43.

Russell, Tony. Country Music Records: A Discography, 1921-1942. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004: 187-195.

Symth, Willie. Country Music Recorded Prior to 1943: A Discography of LP Reissues.  California.  University of California, 1984.  ASU APP COLL STACK ML156.4. C7 S65 1984.

Cohen, Norm.  Traditional Anglo-American Folk Music:  A Discography of Published  Sound Recordings.  New York. Garland Publishing, 1994.  ASU APP COLL STACK ML156.4 F5 C64 1994.

Christie, Keith G.  Carter Family Discography.  Records’ Associates. Tennessee; ASU APP COLL STACK One being processed.

McGee, Marty.  Traditional Musicians of the Central Blue Ridge Old Time, Early Country, Folk and Bluegrass Label Recording Artists with Discographies.  North  Carolina.  McFarland & Co., 2000: 5, 19, 79, 126, 157, 184, 186.  ASU APP COLL STACK ML106.U4 B66 2000.

Journals: 

American Music:  ASU MUSIC JRNL/BND

Bluegrass Unlimited:  ASU APP COLL STACK ML1. B68

Bristol Herald Courier: ASU APP COLL CLIPPINGS FILE:  MUSICIANS -- APPALACHIA

Country Music:  ASU ELECTRONIC VERSION

Entertainment Weekly:  ASU PERIODICALS.

Old-Time Herald: ASU APP COLL STACK ML1. 035.

Sing Out!  The Folk Song Magazine: ASU SPEC APP COLL M1629 .S595.

---. “And Bear In Mind”. (Book Review) The New York Times Book Review. Sept 15,
            2002 v 107 I 37 p26. ASU REF LIT Z1035. A1. N658.

---. “And Bear In Mind”. (Book Review) The New York Times Book Review. Sept 8,
            2002 v107 i35 p8. ASU REF LIT Z1035. A1. N658.

---.  “Anthology of American Folk Music”.  Entertainment Weekly. Sept 19, 1997 n397
            p85.  ASU PERIODICALS.

Cala, Michael.  “Will You Miss Me When I’m Gone?  The Carter Family and Their Legacy in American Music”.  Sing Out! Fall 2002 v46 i3 p118. ASU SPEC APP COLL M1629 .S595.

DeCurtis, Anthony.  “The Bristol Sessions”.  Rolling Stone. March 24, 1988 n522 p164. ASU PERIODICALS.

Jacobson, Mark.  “Anchored In Love 1927-1928”.   Esquire.  Oct 1996 v126 n4 p38.  ASU PERIODICALS.

Jacobson, Mark. “Sunshine in the Shadows 1931-32”.  Esquire Oct 1996 v126 n4 p38. ASU PERIODICALS.

Kienzle, Rich.  “An Historical Reunion”.  Country Music. Sept/Oct 1997 n187 p77.  ASU ELECTRONIC VERSION.

Kienzle, Rich.  “The Carter Family Album”.   Country Music. Nov/Dec 1989 n140 p69. ASU ELECTRONIC VERSION.

Kienzle, Rich.  “The Carter Family in Texas”.    Country Music. May/June 1986 p81.  ASU ELECTRONIC VERSION.

Nash, Alanna.  “Anchored in Love:  Their Complete Victor Recordings, 1927-1928”. Entertainment Weekly.  Dec 24, 1993 n202 p61.  ASU PERIODICALS.

Nash, Alanna.  “Breaking Tradition” Stereo Review.  Nov 1983 v48 p91.  ASU  PERIODICALS.

---.  “Will You Miss Me When I’m Gone?  The Carter Family and Their Legacy in American Music. Publishers Weekly June 10, 2002 v249 i23 p53.  ASU PERIODICALS.

---.  “Will You Miss Me When I’m Gone?  The Carter Family and Their Legacy in American Music”. Kirkus Reviews.  May 15, 2002 v70 i10 p724. ASU REFERENCE Z1035. A1 K57.

Zwonitzer, Mark and Hirshberg, Charles.  “Will You Miss Me When I’m Gone? The  Carter Family & Their Legacy In American Music Booklist July 2002 v98 121 p1812. ASU PERIODICALS.

Zwonitzer, Mark with Charles Hirshberg.  “Will You Miss Me When I’m Gone?: The Carter Family and Their Legacy in American Music”.  Library Journal June 1, 2002 v127 110 p154.  ASU PERIODICALS.

Websites: 

2002 Carter Family Memorial Music Festival: http://www.fmp.com/orthey/cf_fest02.html

Can The Circle Be Unbroken: http://www.popmatters.com/music/reviews/c/carterfamily-can.html

Carter Family Festival: http://www.virginiastar.net/archives/carter75.htm

Carter Family Song Texts: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio2/country/artistdb/carterfamilythe.shtml

Carter Family Songbook: http://www.teledyn.com/mt/archives/000075.html

Carter Family Sunnyside of Life: http://www.venerablemusic.com/VideoPages/JUN_V011.htm

Carter Family Tabs: http://www.guitaretab.com/c/carter-family/tabs.htm

Carter Family Works: http://www.chaosmusic.com/shop/artist.asp?artistID=989

Coal Miner’s Blues: http://www.fortunecity.com/tinpan/parton/2/coalblue.html

Country Music Hall of Fame (search Carter Family):
http://www.countrymusichalloffame.com/search?cx=006497759966363918828%3At12raiceqwg&cof=FORID%3A10%3BNB%3A1&ie=UTF-8&q=carter+family&sa=go#1150

Country Music Hall of Fame, Inductees:
http://www.countrymusichalloffame.org/full-list-of-inductees/view/carter-family

Maybelle Carter: http://www.highviewfarm.com/MaybelleCarter.html

Original Carter Family: http://www.halloffame.org/hall/mem/carter-family.html

PBS, American Experience: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/carterfamily/

The Carter Family Fold: http://www.carterfamilyfold.org/
                       
The Original Carter Family: http://www.pianospot.com/1701032.htm

The Original Carter Family: http://www.bobdylanroots.com/carter.html

The Original Carter Family:  Piano sheet music: http://www.encoremusic.com/piano/1701032.htm

Audio and Video Sources: 

---.  Anthology of American Folk Music.  Folkway Records FA2951-2953, 1967.  ASU  MUSIC RCRDNG 5699-5700-PN.

---.  An Anthology of Country Music. ACM-1, 198-.  ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #628.
 
Carter, A.P.  A Collection of Favorites by the Carter Family.  Decca DL 4404, 196-. ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #829.

Carter, A.P.  Meeting In the Air.  Flying Fish FF 219, 1980.  ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #778. 

Carter, A.P. The Famous Carter Family.  Harmony HL 7280, 195-.  AU APP COLL REC Rec. # 254.

Carter, A.P.  The Original and Great Carter Family.  RCA Camden CAL 586, 1962. ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #784.

Carter, A.P.  The Original Carter Family: From 1936 Radio Transcripts.  Old Homestead OHS 90045, 1975.  ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #733. 

Carter Family. The Acme Sessions, 1952-1956. JSP Records JSP4201A, 2008. ASU SPEC APP COLL CD CDisc #1567.

Carter Family. The Acme Sessions, 1952-1956. JSP Records JSP4201B, 2008. ASU SPEC APP COLL CD CDisc #1567.

Carter Family. Carter Family.  Vol. 1.  Country Songs.  CMH CMH 107, 197-. ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #493.

Carter Family.  Carter Family.  Vol. 2.  Country Songs.  CMH CMH 112, 197-. ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #494.

Carter Family.  Carter Family.  Vols.  3.  CMH CMH 116, 197-. ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #495.

Carter Family.  Carter Family.  Vols.  4.  CMH CMH 116, 197-. ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #496.

Carter Family.  Clinch Mountain Treasure.  CCS-CD-112 A: 22449, 1991.  ASSU APP COLL CD CDisc # 20.

Carter Family. The Carter Family. Country Music Hall of Fame (Series). MCA Records MCAC 10088, 1991. ASU SPEC APP COLL TAPES Tape 979.

Carter Family. Diamonds in the Rough. Copper Creek Records, 1980. ASU SPEC APP COLL TAPES Tape 993.

Carter, Family.  Great Original Recordings by the Carter Family.  Harmony HL 7300, 1963.  ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #800.

Carter Family. Great Sacred Songs-The Original Carter Family Featuring A.P. Carter. Harmony HL 7396, 1963.  ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #843. 

Carter Family.  In the Shadow of Clinch Mountain/Carter Family.  BCD 15865-10-12  LK, 2000.  ASU APP COLL CD CDisc # 315 Pt. 1 – 4.

Carter Family.  The Carter Family:  Their Complete Victor.  Rounder CD 1064-1072, 1993.  ASU APP COLL CD CDisc #23 no. 1 – 9.

Carter Family. The Carter Family in Texas: Volume 6. Old Homestead Records OHCD 136, 2007. ASU SPEC APP COLL CD CDisk #1858.

Carter Family. The Carter Family in Texas: Volume VII. Old Homestead Records  OHCD-139, 2006. ASU SPEC APP COLL CD CDisk #1859.

Carter Family.  The Original Carter Family in Texas.  Old Homestead OHCS – 111-112 116-136, 1978.  ASU APP COLL TAPES Tape 713 v. 1, v. 2, v.3, v.6.

Carter, Janette, Charles K. Wolfe, and Maxine Kenny. Anchored in Love: The Carter Family Story: a Radio Series. Whitesburg, KY: WMMT, 2000. ASU SPEC APP COLL CD          CDisc #800.

Carter, Joe.  Joe & Janette Carter Sing Carter Family Favorites.  County 706, 1966. ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #210.

Carter, Maybelle.  Dixie Darling.  Mountain Dew Records S 7014, 196-.  ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #915.

 Carter, Sara.  Sara & Maybelle Carter.  Bear Family Records BCD 16571,1991.  ASU APP COLL CD CDisc #53.

Cash, Johnny, and Colin Escott. The Man in Black: 1963-1969. Bear Family 15588-1 FI  BCD 15588-6 FI, 1995. ASU MUSIC RECORDING CD-3464e.

Cash, Johnny, and Colin Escott. The Man in Black: 1963-1969. Bear Family 15588-1 FI  BCD 15588-6 FI, 1995. ASU MUSIC RECORDING CD-3464-PN.

Cash, June Carter. “Diamonds in the Rough,” “Meeting in the Air,” and “Will the Circle Be   Unbroken.” Press On.  Risk/Small Hairy Dog RSK-4107, 1999.  ASU APP COLL CD CDisc #347.

Cash, June C, and Johnny Cash. Wildwood Flower. Dualtone 80302-01142-2, 2003. WCU     AUDIO CD T CasJ 001.

Cash, June Carter, et al. The Appalachians Companion to the Public Television Series. Dualtone Music Group 80302-01201-2, 2005. ASU SPEC APPCOLLCD CDisc #939.

---.  Celebration! Old-Time Music at Berea.  Appalachian Center AC-001, 1975.  ASU  APP COLL REC Rec. #283. 

---.  Classic Railroad Songs. “Wabash Cannonball.” Vol. 1. Steel Rails. Rounder CD 1128, 1997. WCU AUDIO CD T ZZZZ 038.

---.  Classic Railroad Songs.  Vol. 2.  Mystery Train. Rounder, 1997. WCU AUDIO CD T ZZZZ 041.

---.  Clinch Mountain Treasures. CCS-CD-112, 1991.  ASU APP COLL CD CDisc #20.   

Country Gospel.  Jubilation!  Great Gospel Performances.  Santa Monica, California. Rhino Records.  1992.

---.  Country Music South and West.  New World Records NW 287, 1977.  ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #621.

Flatt, Lester, Earl Scruggs, and Maybelle Carter. Songs of the Famous Carter Family. Columbia CL 1664, 1960. 1 copy being processed for ASU SPEC APP COLL CLOSED.

---.  Flowers in the Wildwood Women in Early Country Music. Trikont US-0310, 2003. ASU SPEC APP COLL CD CDisc #1127.

---.  Folk Festival of the Smokies v. II.  Traditional Records FFS 529, 1972.  ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #33.

---. Friends of Old Time Music. Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40160, 2006. ASU SPEC APP COLL CD CDisc #1228.

---.  Gospel’s Top 20.  The All-Time Favorites.  Columbia Special Products13429, 1976. ASU MUSIC RCRDG 11635-C. 

---.  Great Original Recordings by the Carter Family.  1963.  ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #800.

---.  My Old Cottage Home.  ACL-1-0047 (e), 1973. ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #568.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.  Will the Circle Be Unbroken.  UAS 9801, 1972.  ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #429, 429A, 429B.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. Will the Circle Be Unbroken. Volume Two. Universal Records UVLD 12500, 1989. ASU MUSIC RECORDING CD-6853.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. “Diamonds in the Rough.” Will the Circle Be Unbroken: Vol. III. Capitol 7243-5-40177-0-4 (7243-5-41615-2-0, 7243-5-41616-0-5), 2002. WCU  AUDIO CD T  NitG 001 Disc 1 and 2.

---.  Old Time Music at Newport: Recorded Live at the Newport Folk Festival.  Vanguard VSD-79147, 1964.  ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #530.

Pote, Douglas. Barter Theatre Presents Keep on the Sunny Side. Bristol, Virginia. Barter  Theatre, 2004. ASU SPEC APP COLL CD CDisc #1135.

---.  Southwest Virginia Blues.  Blue Ridge Institute BRI 008, 1988.  ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #72.

---.  Southwest Virginia Blues.  Blue Ridge Institute BRI 008, 1988.  ASU APP COLL TAPES Tape 587.

---. Southwest Virginia Blues.  BRI 008, 1988. ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #726.

Stanley Brothers. Songs of the Carter Family. King Records KG-0540, 2003. ASU SPEC APP COLL CD CDisc #1642.

---.  The Bristol Sessions Country Music Foundation Records CMF-011-L, 1987.  ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #681. 

---.  The Carter Family on Border Radio Vol. 1.  The John Edwards Memorial Foundation at the Folklore & Mythology Center, University of California, 1972. ASU APP COLL REC  Rec. #486.

---. The Carter Family on Border Radio Vol. 2.  Arhoolie Records CD-412, 1997. ASU APP COLL CD CDisc. #158.

---.  The Carter Family: Last Recordings. OHCS-330, OHCS-331, 1991.  ASU APP COLL TAPES Tapes 671 v.1 and v. 2.

---.  The Happiest Days of All.  RCA ACL1-0501, 1974.  ASU APP COLL REC Rec. #777.

---.  The Smithsonian Collection of Classic Country Music.  TC 1331A-8-1, TC 1331A08-2, 1981.  APP COLL TAPES Tape #528.

---. The Unbroken Circle The Musical Heritage of the Carter Family. Dualtone 80302  01162   22004, 2006. WCU AUDIO CD T ZZZZ 114.

Carter Family:  Maybelle, A.P.  and Sara.  Videotape.  Maybelle, A.P. Carter, Sara Carter, Jimmie Rodgers, Uncle Dave Macon, and Hank Williams. 198-.  65 minutes.  ASU APP COLL VIDEO VC 324.

Conkwright, Kathy, Mary Makley, and Robert Duvall. The Carter Family: Will the Circle Be Unbroken. PBS Home Video 705168, 2005. ASU SPEC APP COLL VIDEO DVDisc 104.

Guitar Styles of the Carter Family.  Videotape.  Dir. Mike Seeger and Alexia Smith. Homespun Video HL00641470, 2000.  58 minutes. ASU APP COLL VIDEO VC 396.

Mother Maybelle’s Carter Scratch.  Videotape. Dir. Greg Mogford. 1990. 59 minutes. ASU APP COLL VIDEO VC 63.

Sunny Side of Life.  Videotape.  Dir. Scott Faulkner, Anthony Slone, and Jack Wright. 1985.  55 minutes.  ASU APP COLL VIDEO VC 85.

That High Lonesome Sound. Videotape. Dir. John Cohen. Shanachie1404, 1996.  67 minutes. ASU APP COLL VIDEO VC154.

Compiled by: 

Compiler: Rhonda Gouge, December 2002

Updated by: 

Updated: Jonathan Buchanan, 5 November 2010

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