The Carter Family

The Carter Family: Legacy

Episode 5

Episode date - March 20, 2015

How Music Changed

    It took the ‘modern’ world a considerable amount of time to catch up with the importance of that Carter Family, in regard to their influence on how music developed and their fundamental role in our music history. Even the Grand Old Opry was slow to recognize the Carter Family as a backbone that provided the institution with a reason to exist in the first place.

    This show covers the professional the demise of the Carter Family, while it simultaneously tries to convey how the Carter Family eventually rose to prominence as the First Family of Country Music.

    Featured tracks include;

    1) Funny When You Feel That Way

    2) One Little Word

    3) Lonesome Heartsick Blues

    4) Blackjack David

    5) Baby, It’s Cold Outside (June Carter w/ Homer and Jethro)

    6) I Don’t Believe Them At All – The Carter Sisters

    7) Bluebird – The Carter Sisters w/ Hank Snow

    8) I Can’t Help It – Anita Carter w/ Hank Williams

    9) No Depression in Heaven

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