Atkins, John
December 2010
Maverick;Dec2010, Issue 101, p25
This article provides information on the Carter Family, a folk music group from the U.S. The group was originally consisted of AP (Alvin Pleasant), the leader and sang bass, his wife Sara, who sang and played guitar and autoharp and his sister-in-law Maybelle, who also sang and played guitar. The differences between the Carter Family and the Rodgers, career highlights on the trio, and their influence on roots music are discussed.


Related Articles

  • Chart Beat. Trust, Gary // Billboard;1/26/2013, Vol. 125 Issue 3, p59 

    The article discusses the popularity of folk music songs and groups on popular music radio stations in the U.S. as of January 2013, with information on the song "I Will Wait," by the folk band Mumford & Sons and comments by program director Dave Adams of the mainstream radio station WRNW Milwaukee.

  • The Head And The Heart. Maloney, Devon // Billboard;7/9/2011, Vol. 123 Issue 24, p12 

    The article discusses the independent folk music group, The Head and the Heart, comprised of musicians Kenny Hensley, Jonathan Russell, Charity Rose Thielen, Josiah Johnson, Tyler Williams, and Chris Zasche. Topics include the band's record label Sub Pop Records, their preferences for smaller...

  • The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to American Folk Music (Book). Carrigan Jr., Henry L. // Library Journal;11/15/2004, Vol. 129 Issue 19, p63 

    Reviews the book "The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to American Folk Music," by Kip Lornell.

  • Bal Maskowy in Milwaukee. Kmieć, Staś // Polish American Journal;Jan2016, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p4 

    The article offers information on the "Bal Maskowy" or Masked Ball formal affair to be presented by Syrena Polish Folk Dance Ensemble at the Grand Ballroom of the Wisconsin Club downtown on February 6, 2016 in Milwaukee.

  • The Weight of Memory. Salyer, Greg // Southern Humanities Review;Winter2004, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p25 

    This essay relates the author's memories about the Carter Family music performer at his hometown, Poor Valley, in Kingsport, Tennessee. The author reminisces about the Carter Fold and its creation by A. P. Carter's daughter, Janette, in 1974 in order to keep old time music alive. The old time...

  • Doc Rowe Collection.  // English Dance & Song;Winter2004, Vol. 66 Issue 4, piv 

    Highlights the opening and inauguration of the Burton Street Project showcasing the Doc Rowe Collection held in October 2004 featuring a benefit concert by the Sheffield Folk Chorale and the Capelbility Band. Local dance team performances; Fund raising.

  • American gothic.  // Esquire;Oct96, Vol. 126 Issue 4, p38 

    Focuses on the Carter Family records of folk music. Accounts of the Carter's family--A.P., Sara and Maybelle works; Why the Carters with typical Nashville relentless attitude are celebrated as the `First Family of Country Music.' INSET: Recent and decent..

  • GATEWAY SINGERS.  // Ebony;Sep1957, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p95 

    The article features the San Francisco, California-based folk music group Gateway Singers particularly the only African American woman singing with an otherwise all-white and all-male quartet Elmerlee Thompson.

  • THE CHARLOTTE FOLK SOCIETY: 25 YEARS OF PLAYING WELL WITH OTHERS. Hubicki, Wanda // Old-Time Herald;Oct/Nov2007, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p46 

    The article features the Charlotte Folk Society (CFS). The group celebrates its 25th anniversary with its continuous "Gathering" every second Friday of each month. In 2002 the organization inaugurated the Marilyn Meacham Price Scholarship to the Swannanoa Gathering Folk Arts Workshops for...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics