The Carter Family

The Carter Family

Profile:
American traditional folk music group, formed in 1927. Their music was hugely influential for bluegrass, country, folk, and rock musicians. The original group split up when A.P. Carter and Sara Carter left in 1944, but Maybelle Carter and her daughters continued performing as The Carter Sisters. In the 1960's, The Carter Sisters reclaimed the name The Carter Family.

Membership (as The Carter Family, 1927-1944, ~1960 to 1996; as The Carter Sisters, 1944-~1960):
A.P. Carter – 1927-1944
Maybelle Carter – 1927-1978
Sara Carter – 1927-1944
Janette Carter – 1939-1940
Joe Carter – 1939-1940
Helen Carter – 1939-1940, 1944-1996
June Carter – 1939-1940, 1944-1969, 1971-1996
Anita Carter – 1939-1940, 1944-1996
Robbie Harden – 1969-1971
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The Carter Family Discography

Albums

The Original A. P. Carter Family* Their Last Recording (Album) Pine Mountain Records US 1957 Sell This Version
LP No. 2 The Carter Family Keep On The Sunny Side: In Memory Of A P Carter(LP) Acme Records (6) LP No. 2 US 1961 Sell This Version
Lp No. 1 J80P (On Label) The Carter Family All Time Favourites(LP, Album, Mono) Acme Records, Inc. Lp No. 1 J80P (On Label) US 1961 Sell This Version
The Carter Family The Carter Family Album (Album) Liberty US 1962 Sell This Version
The Carter Family Great Original Recordings By The Carter Family (Album) Harmony (4) Canada 1963 Sell This Version
The Carter Family 'Mid The Green Fields Of Virginia (Album, Comp) RCA Victor US 1963 Sell This Version
The Carter Family A Collection Of Favorites By The Carter Family (Comp) Decca UK 1963 Sell This Version
The Carter Family With Special Guest Johnny Cash The Carter Family With Special Guest Johnny Cash - Keep On The Sunny Side (Album) Columbia Special Products Canada 1964 Sell This Version
The Carter Family More Favorites By The Carter Family (Album) Decca US 1965 Sell This Version
The Carter Family Country Sounds Of The Original Carter Family Harmony (4) Canada 1967 Sell This Version
The Carter Family The Carter Family Sings The Country Album (Album) Columbia US 1967 Sell This Version
The Carter Family Country Favorites (Album) Sunset Records US 1968 Sell This Version
The Carter Family The Famous Carter Family (Album, Comp) Harmony (4) US 1961 Sell This Version
Merle Haggard And The Strangers, Bonnie Owens & The Carter Family Merle Haggard And The Strangers, Bonnie Owens & The Carter Family - The Land Of Many Churches (Album) Capitol Records US 1971 Sell This Version
The Carter Family More Golden Gems From The Original Carter Family (Comp) RCA US 1972 Sell This Version
The Carter Family Travelin' Minstrel Band (Album) Columbia UK 1972 Sell This Version
The Carter Family The Carter Family On Border Radio (Album) John Edwards Memorial Foundation US 1974 Sell This Version
The Carter Family Three Generations (Album) Columbia Canada 1974 Sell This Version
The Carter Family The Original Carter Family From 1936 Radio Transcripts Old Homestead Records US 1975 Sell This Version
The Carter Family Country's First Family (Album) Columbia US 1976 Sell This Version
OHCS-117 The Carter Family Volume 4(LP, Album) Old Homestead Records OHCS-117 US 1980 Sell This Version
Carter Family* Clinch Mountain Treasures (Comp) County Records, Sony Music Special Products US 1991 Sell This Version
Johnny Cash Featuring June Carter And The Carter Family With Jack Hale, Jr. And His Nashville All-Star Band & Singers Johnny Cash Featuring June Carter And The Carter Family With Jack Hale, Jr. And His Nashville All-Star Band & Singers - Country Christmas (Album) LaserLight Digital Germany 1991 Sell This Version
JASMCD 3592 The Carter Family Carter Family Favorites(CD, Album) Jasmine Records JASMCD 3592 UK 2009 Sell This Version
BT3123 The Carter Family The Carter Family: The Absolutely Essential Collection(3xCD) Big3 BT3123 Europe 2016 Sell This Version