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The Carter Sisters

country music at its prime as performed by Mother Maybelle and The Carter Sisters with June Carter.

16 old time radio show recordings
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Carter Sisters 1947
The Carter Sisters - country music at its prime as performed by Mother Maybelle and The Carter Sisters with June Carter. This is the opening line of Joe Slattery, as he begins the Carter Sisters Radio Show aired over WNOX in Knoxville, Tennessee: Carter Sisters

"It's time for the Carter Sisters, Mother Maybelle, Chet Atkins and his famous guitar...[music up]... and now folks, here she is, that little rocket, ...full of words, June Carter."

The radio debut of the "Mother Maybelle and the Carter Sisters" was in June 1943 over Station WRNL aired in Richmond, Virginia. After a few months, Maybelle's brother Doc Addington, and her cousin Carl McConnell (known as the Virginia Boys) joined the show. The announcer for the show here was Ken Allyn. In September 1946, the Carter Sisters transferred to Station WRVA, still in Richmond, through the program Old Dominion Barn Dance of Sunshine Sue Workman. The Virginia boys was not with them anymore. In 1948, the group moved to Knoxville, Tennessee. Here, they performed in the Tennessee Barn Dance in the evenings and in the Mid-day Merry Go Round during the day.

Maybelle and Carter SistersKWTO in Springfield, Missouri was the next station to host the group. Chet Atkins, an excellent popular guitarist, joined the Carter Sisters here. In 1950, Mother Maybelle and the Carter Sisters with Chet Atkins joined the Opry Company in Nashville, Tennessee. As part of the Grand Ole Opry for about 10 years, the Carter Sisters performed with famous musicians, such as Johnny Cash, Ernest Tubb, Carl Smith, and even Elvis Presley.

After the announcer's cheerful introduction, the Carter Sisters Radio Show continues with the announcer's light-hearted exchange with funny-girl June Carter. At times, June would respond to a joke or tells it herself. Words about the sponsor follow, repeated two to three times more during the program. Some of the products endorsed include the Southern Planter Farm Journal, Martha White, and Red Star Flour. Every song performed as solo or by the quartet would then be introduced with June Carter sharing insights about the song. Chet Atkins' guitar prowess is likewise given importance in the program, with him providing accompaniment and performing solo numbers.

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These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
  • MP3 CDs are delivered by mail. These archival quality MP3 CDs are playable in your computer and many MP3 player devices.



    16 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 3 hours, 33 min
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      16 shows - total playtime 3 hours 33 minutes
      1. Carter Sisters 01 Cimmaron Audition.mp3
      2. Carter Sisters 02 Country Girl.mp3
      3. Carter Sisters 05 No Vacancies.mp3
      4. Carter Sisters 06 Eight More Miles To Louisville.mp3
      5. Carter Sisters 08 Plain Old Country Girl.mp3
      6. Carter Sisters 13 Stay A Little Longer.mp3
      7. Carter Sisters 14 Wish I Had A Nickel.mp3
      8. Carter Sisters 15 Sugar Hill.mp3
      9. Carter Sisters 17 Divorce C.o.d..mp3
      10. Carter Sisters 18 An Old Fashioned Hoedown.mp3
      11. Carter Sisters 19 Skip To My Loo.mp3
      12. Carter Sisters 20 Oklahoma City.mp3
      13. Carter Sisters 21 Cindy.mp3
      14. Carter Sisters 22 Sourwood Mountian.mp3
      15. Carter Sisters 23 A Feudin A Fussin And A Fightin.mp3
      16. Carter Sisters 24 Beautiful Morning Glory.mp3
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    16 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 3 hours, 33 min
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      16 shows - total playtime 3 hours 33 minutes
      1. Carter Sisters 01 Cimmaron Audition.mp3
      2. Carter Sisters 02 Country Girl.mp3
      3. Carter Sisters 05 No Vacancies.mp3
      4. Carter Sisters 06 Eight More Miles To Louisville.mp3
      5. Carter Sisters 08 Plain Old Country Girl.mp3
      6. Carter Sisters 13 Stay A Little Longer.mp3
      7. Carter Sisters 14 Wish I Had A Nickel.mp3
      8. Carter Sisters 15 Sugar Hill.mp3
      9. Carter Sisters 17 Divorce C.o.d..mp3
      10. Carter Sisters 18 An Old Fashioned Hoedown.mp3
      11. Carter Sisters 19 Skip To My Loo.mp3
      12. Carter Sisters 20 Oklahoma City.mp3
      13. Carter Sisters 21 Cindy.mp3
      14. Carter Sisters 22 Sourwood Mountian.mp3
      15. Carter Sisters 23 A Feudin A Fussin And A Fightin.mp3
      16. Carter Sisters 24 Beautiful Morning Glory.mp3
  • Standard Audio CDs are delivered by mail on archival quality media with up to 60 minutes on each CD and play in all CD players



    16 recordings on 4 Audio CDs
    total playtime 3 hours, 33 min

    Disc A001

    1. Carter Sisters 01 Cimmaron Audition
    2. Carter Sisters 02 Country Girl
    3. Carter Sisters 05 No Vacancies
    4. Carter Sisters 06 Eight More Miles To Louisville
    5. Carter Sisters 08 Plain Old Country Girl

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    Disc A002

    1. Carter Sisters 13 Stay A Little Longer
    2. Carter Sisters 14 Wish I Had A Nickel
    3. Carter Sisters 15 Sugar Hill
    4. Carter Sisters 17 Divorce C.o.d.
    5. Carter Sisters 18 An Old Fashioned Hoedown

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    Disc A003

    1. Carter Sisters 19 Skip To My Loo
    2. Carter Sisters 20 Oklahoma City
    3. Carter Sisters 21 Cindy
    4. Carter Sisters 22 Sourwood Mountian
    5. Carter Sisters 23 A Feudin A Fussin And A Fightin

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    Disc A004

    1. Carter Sisters 24 Beautiful Morning Glory

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