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Country Folk

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Country Folk
Country Folk


There surely can never have been an act like the Carter Family which laid the foundations of a musical genre, and then adhered completely to their initial style over the subsequent decades. A.P.Carter fastidiously ignored the changes that were taking place in that genre, whilst the world went through the Depression and then a World War. He personally survived a divorce, the re-marriage of his wife and managed to keep the group going on the straight and narrow through all these traumatic events. From their ground breaking recordings in 1927, where they laid the foundations for modern country music, their impact on country music was enormous and they defined close harmony singing for decades to come. Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, Louvin Brothers, Mac Wiseman, Johnny Cash, Stonewall Jackson, Joan Baez, Emmylou Harris and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band are just a handful of the artists who owe a major debt to the music of the Carter Family. The Carter Family were elected to the Country Music Hall Of Fame in 1970, and the citation ends with the words, They are regarded by many as the epitome of Country Greatness and originators of a much copied-style.


  1. Name
  2. Bury Me Under The Weeping Willow
  3. Little Log Cabin By The Sea
  4. The Poor Orphan Child
  5. The Storms Are On the Ocean
  6. Single Girl, Married Girl
  7. The Wandering Boy
  8. Meet By the Moonlight Alone
  9. Little Darling Pal Of Mine
  10. Keep On The Sunny Side
  11. Anchored In Love
  12. John Hardy Was a Desperate Little Man
  13. I Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow
  14. Will You Miss Me When I'm Gone
  15. River Of Jordan
  16. Chewing Gum
  17. Wildwood Flower
  18. Motherless Children
  19. When the Roses Bloom In Dixieland
  20. No Telephone In Heaven
  21. The Western Hobo
  22. Carter's Blues
  23. Washbash Cannonball
  24. A District Land To Roam
  25. Jimmie Brown the Newsboy
  26. Kitty Waltz
  27. The Cannonball
  28. The Little Log Hut In the Lane
  29. When the World's On Fire
  30. Worried Man Blues
  31. Lonesome Valley
  32. On the Rock Where Moses Stood
  33. Lonesome Pine Special
  34. No More the Moon Shine On Lorena
  35. Darling Nellie Across the Sea
  36. Sow 'Em On the Mountain
  37. Weary Prodigal Son
  38. When I'm Gone
  39. Sunshine In the Shadows
  40. Lonesome For You
  41. Can't Feel At Home
  42. Mid the Green Fields Of Virginia
  43. Happiest Days Of All
  44. Picture On the Wall
  45. Amber Tresses
  46. I Never Loved But One
  47. Tell Me That You Love Me
  48. Where We'll Never Grow Old
  49. We Will March Through the Streets Of the City
  50. I'll Be Home Someday
  51. Faded Coat Of Blue
  52. The Sailor Boy
  53. My Dixie Darling
  54. Give Me Your Love And I'll Give You Mine
  55. Are You Lonesome Tonight?
  56. The Last Move For Me
  57. The Wayworn Traveller
  58. Just Another Broken Heart
  59. When Silver Threads Are Gold Again
  60. There's No One Like Mother To Me
  61. In a Little Village Churchyard
  62. Jealous Hearted Me
  63. My Native Home
  64. Sweet Heaven In My View
  65. No Depression (In Heaven)
  66. Bonnie Blue Eyes
  67. My Honey Lou
  68. In the Shadow Of the Pines
  69. Answer To Weeping Willow
  70. You've Been a Friend To Me
  71. Where the Silvery Colorado Wends Its Way
  72. Lay My Head Beneath The Rose
  73. The Broken Down Tramp
  74. Lover's Lane
  75. Hold Fast To the Right
  76. Lord, I'm In Your Care
  77. Funny When You Feel That Way
  78. In the Shadow Of Clinch Mountain
  79. Hello Stranger
  80. Never Let the Devil Get The Upper Hand Of You
  81. When This Evening Sun Goes Down
  82. Jim Blake's Message
  83. Honey In the Rock
  84. Look How This World Has Made a Change
  85. The Little Girl That Played Upon My Knee
  86. You Better Let That Liar Alone
  87. Farewell Nellie
  88. The Only Girl I Ever Cared About
  89. Goodbye To the Plains
  90. My Home's Across the Blue Ridge Mountains
  91. Dark Haired True Lover
  92. He Never Came Back
  93. Why Do You Cry, Little Darling?
  94. You Tied a Love Knot In My Heart
  95. Lonesome Homesick Blues
  96. Dark And Stormy Weather
  97. In the Valley Of Shenandoah
  98. The Girl On the Greenbriar Shore
  99. Something Got a Hold Of Me
  100. Fifty Miles Of Elbow Room
  101. Keep On the Firing Line
  102. Waves On the Sea
  103. Rambling Boy
  104. You're Gonna Be Sorry You Let Me Down
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