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The Carter Family

The Carter Family
Formed: 1926 in Virginia
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Disbanded: 1943
Genre: Country, Folk, World
Group Members: Mother Maybelle C..., A.P. Carter, Sara Carter
Biography: The most influential group in country music history, the Carter Family switched the emphasis from hillbilly instrumentals to vocals, made scores of their songs part of the standard country music canon, and made a style of guitar playing, "Carter picking," the dominant technique for decades. Along with ...Read full biography
In Memory of A.P. Carter
Released: 1960
Label: Acme
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Pickin' & Singin' Together
A.P. and Sara Carter perform Carter Family hits with A. L. and Kathleen Phipps on this reissue of an album originally recorded in 1954. ~ All Music Guide, Rovi ...Read full review
More The Carter Family albums: Main Albums (12), Compilations (83)