Helen Carter

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Helen Carter
Nazionalità Stati Uniti Stati Uniti
Genere Country
Periodo di attività 1937-1998

Helen Myrl Carter (19 settembre 19272 giugno 1998) è stata una musicista statunitense.

Biografia[modifica | modifica sorgente]

Figlia maggiore di Maybelle Carter (storica componente della prima formazione della The Carter Family[1]), esordì a 16 anni nel gruppo formato da sua madre nel 1943: The Carter Sisters. Negli anni '60 cominciò una prolifica carriera da solista, e registro alcuni album in solitaria[2].

Nel 1950, Helen sposò Glenn Jones a Dickinson, nel Tennessee. Ebbero quattro figli: Kenneth Jones, Glenn Daniel, David Lawrence, e Kevin Carter Jones. Successivamente, furono nonni di sei nipoti[3].

Helen Carter morì di problemi gastrointestinali all'età di 70 anni, nel 1998.

Discografia[modifica | modifica sorgente]

Singoli come solista: anni '50[modifica | modifica sorgente]

TENNESSEE RECORDS: I'm All Broke out with Love, Fiddlin' Around, "There's a Right Way, A Wrong Way", Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes

OKEH RECORDS: I Like my Loving Overtime, Like All Get Out, Unfit Mother, You're Right but I Wish You Were Wrong

HICKORY RECORDS: Heart Full of Shame, No No its Not So, Set the Wedding, Sweet Talking Man, There Ain't No Future for Me, What's to Become of Me Now

Album come solista: Old Homestead Records[modifica | modifica sorgente]

1979 This is for You Mama: Lead and harmony vocals, guitar, mandolin, autoharp. Songs include: Carter Guitar Medley, Dark & Stormy Weather, Fifty Miles of Elbow Room, Helen's Mandolin Rag, Hello Stranger, I Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow, Is This My Destiny, Lonesome Day, Poor Wildwood Flower, Red River Blues, Tickling the Frets, Winding Stream

1993 Clinch Mountain Memories: Lead vocals, guitar, autoharp. Songs include: Clinch Mountain Love, Poor Old Heartsick Me, Why do You Weep Dear Willow, If You Were Losing Him to Me, Kneeling Drunkard's Plea, Mama Sang, Meeting in the Air, Hot Footin' It, Lonesome Fiddle Blues, No Distinction There, You Are My Flower

Singoli in collaborazione: anni '50[modifica | modifica sorgente]

DUET RECORDINGS WITH WILEY BARKDULL; TENNESSEE RECORDS: He Made You for Me, I'd Like To

DUET RECORDING WITH JOHNNY BOND; COLUMBIA RECORDS: I Went to Your Wedding

DUET RECORDINGS WITH DON DAVIS; TENNESSEE RECORDS: Counterfit Kisses, Sparrow in the Treetop

DUET RECORDING WITH BOB EATON; TENNESSEE RECORDS: As Long as You Believe in Me

DUET RECORDINGS WITH GRANT TURNER; TENNESSEE RECORDS or REPUBLIC RECORDS: Heaven's Decision, I'll Keep on Loving You, My Dearest & Best, You Can't Stop Me from Dreaming

Singoli in collaborazione: anni '60[modifica | modifica sorgente]

BLONDETTES; MGM RECORDS: Little Butterfly, My Love is Many Things

DUET RECORDING WITH BOBBY SYKES; STARDAY RECORDS: Release Me

COLLABORATION WITH WILLIS BROTHERS; STARDAY RECORDS: Wild Side of Life

Singoli in collaborazione: anni '70 - '80[modifica | modifica sorgente]

DUET RECORDING WITH JOHNNY CASH; COLUMBIA RECORDS: Way Worn Traveler

Album in collaborazione[modifica | modifica sorgente]

1975, COLUMBIA RECORDS; Appalachian Pride (Solo album by June Carter). Helen plays accordion and sings harmony on some songs

1980, MOUNTAIN EAGLE RECORDS; Hills of Home (Phipps Family with Helen Carter). Helen sings lead on Walking in the King's Highway. She sings or sings/plays guitar on several other songs.

Note[modifica | modifica sorgente]

  1. ^ Biografia di The Carter Family su ALLMUSIC
  2. ^ http://elvispelvis.com/helencarter.htm
  3. ^ Orr, J. (1998). Carter Family Daughter Dies: Helen Carter Jones Rites Friday Free-Lance Star, Fredricksburg, VA

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