The Carter Family 1927-1934 (5-CD Box Set)

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  • Number of Discs: 5
  • Released: January 28, 2002
  • Label: Jsp Records

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Bury Me Under the Weeping Willow
  • 2.Little Log Cabin by the Sea
  • 3.The Poor Orphan Child
  • 4.The Storms Are on the Ocean
  • 5.Single Girl, Married Girl
  • 6.The Wandering Boy
  • 7.Meet Me by the Moonlight Alone
  • 8.Little Darlin' Pal of Mine
  • 9.Keep on the Sunny Side
  • 10.Anchored in Love
  • 11.John Hardy Was a Desperate Little Man
  • 12.I Ain't Goin' to Work Tomorrow
  • 13.Will You Miss Me When I'm Gone?
  • 14.River of Jordan
  • 15.Chewing Gum
  • 16.Wildwood Flower
  • 17.I Have No One to Love Me (But the Sailor on the Deep Blue Sea)
  • 18.Forsaken Love
  • 19.Sweet Fern
  • 20.My Clinch Mountain Home
  • 21.God Gave Noah the Rainbow Sign
  • 22.I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes
  • 23.Little Moses
  • 24.Lulu Walls
  • 25.The Grave on the Green Hillside

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Don't Forget This Song
  • 2.The Foggy Mountain Top
  • 3.Bring Back My Blue Eyed Boy
  • 4.Diamonds in the Rough
  • 5.Engine 143
  • 6.The Homestead on the Farm
  • 7.The Cyclone of Rye Cove
  • 8.Motherless Children
  • 9.When the Roses Bloom in Dixieland
  • 10.No Telephone in Heaven
  • 11.Western Hobo
  • 12.Carter's Blues
  • 13.Wabash Cannonball
  • 14.A Distant Land to Roam
  • 15.Jimmie Brown the Newsboy
  • 16.Kitty Waltz
  • 17.Fond Affection
  • 18.The Cannonball
  • 19.The Lover's Farewell
  • 20.There's Someone Awaiting for Me
  • 21.The Little Log Hut in the Lane
  • 22.When the Springtime Comes Again
  • 23.When the World's on Fire
  • 24.I Have an Aged Mother
  • 25.Dying Soldier
  • 26.Worried Man Blues

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • 1.Lonesome Valley
  • 2.On the Rock Where Moses Stood
  • 3.Room in Heaven for Me
  • 4.Lonesome Pine Special
  • 5.No More the Moon Shines on Lorena
  • 6.On My Way to Canaan's Land
  • 7.Where Shall I Be?
  • 8.Sow 'Em on the Mountain
  • 9.Darling Nellie Across the Sea
  • 10.The Birds Were Singing of You
  • 11.Weary Prodigal Son
  • 12.My Old Cottage Home
  • 13.When I'm Gone
  • 14.Sunshine in the Mountain
  • 15.Let the Church Roll On
  • 16.Lonesome for You
  • 17.Can't Feel at Home
  • 18.Why There's a Tear in My Eye
  • 19.The Wonderful City
  • 20.Jimmie Rodgers Visits the Carter Family
  • 21.The Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers in Texas
  • 22.'Mid the Green Fields of Virginia
  • 23.Happiest Days of All
  • 24.Picture on the Wall
  • 25.Amber Tresses

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • 1.I Never Loved but One
  • 2.Tell Me That You Love Me
  • 3.Where We'll Never Grow Old
  • 4.We Will March Through the Streets of the City
  • 5.Sweet as the Flowers in May Time
  • 6.Will the Roses Bloom in Heaven / On a Hill Lone and Gray
  • 7.My Little Home in Tennessee
  • 8.The Sun of the Soul
  • 9.If One Won't Another One Will
  • 10.Broken Hearted Love
  • 11.Two Sweethearts
  • 12.The Winding Stream
  • 13.I Wouldn't Mind Dying
  • 14.The Spirit of Love Watches Over Me
  • 15.The Church in the Wildwood
  • 16.Give Me Roses While I Live
  • 17.I Never Will Marry
  • 18.On the Sea of Galilee
  • 19.Home by the Sea
  • 20.I Loved You Better Than You Knew
  • 21.This Is Like Heaven to Me
  • 22.See That My Grave Is Kept Green
  • 23.Over the Garden Wall
  • 24.Gold Watch and Chain
  • 25.Will My Mother Know Me There?

Tracks on Disc 5:

  • 1.On a Hill Lone and Gray
  • 2.Cowboy Jack
  • 3.I'll Be All Smiles Tonight
  • 4.Away Out on Saint Sabbath
  • 5.Happy or Lonesome
  • 6.One Little Word
  • 7.Darling Daisies
  • 8.The East Virginia Blues
  • 9.Lovers Return
  • 10.It'll Aggravate Your Soul
  • 11.Hello Central, Give Me Heaven
  • 12.I'm Working on a Building
  • 13.You've Been Fooling Me, Baby
  • 14.Longing for Old Virginia
  • 15.March Winds Gonna Blow My Blues All Away
  • 16.There'll Be Joy, Joy, Joy
  • 17.Are You Tired of Me, My Darling
  • 18.My Heart's Tonight in Texas
  • 19.There's No Hiding Place Down Here
  • 20.Cowboy's Wild Song to His Herd
  • 21.The Evening Bells Are Ringing
  • 22.The Mountains of Tennessee
  • 23.I'll Be Home Someday
  • 24.Faded Coat of Blue
  • 25.Sailor Boy

Product Description:

Recording information: Atlanta, GA (08/01/1927-12/11/1934); Bristol, TN (08/01/1927-12/11/1934); Camden, NJ (08/01/1927-12/11/1934); Charlotte, NC (08/01/1927-12/11/1934); Louisville, KY (08/01/1927-12/11/1934); Memphis, TN (08/01/1927-12/11/1934).
Arranger: A.P. Carter.
A comprehensive budget compilation by the dependable JSP label, the five-disc 1927-1934 fully covers the first seven years of the Carter Family's musical career and features recordings that are the basis of the trio's honored place in the country music firmament. The set starts, appropriately enough, with the Carters' six contributions to Ralph Peer's legendary 1927 recording sessions in Bristol, Tennessee, and then chronologically wades through every released side that A.P., Sara, and Maybelle recorded for RCA Victor. (This excludes alternate takes that are readily available on Rounder and Bear Family reissues covering the same era.)
Unlike similar collections, where much of the listening intrigue comes from charting the artists' development, the Carters' sound is presented fully formed from the opening track, "Bury Me Under the Weeping Willow," and stays at that amazingly high level until "Sailor Boy" ends more than 125 songs later. Though the liner notes are minimal, the sound is perfectly fine, especially considering the age of the recordings. The music itself, of course, is phenomenal.
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