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American Epic: The Best of the Carter Family

American Epic: The Best of the Carter Family

Limited 180gm vinyl LP pressing housed in tip-on jacket with soft touch finish The Carter Family, a family vocal group from Appalachian Virginia, were the most impactful discovery of talent scout Ralph Peer and the first vocal group to become country music stars. Apart from the beautiful harmonies that can only come from kin, Mother Maybelle Carter pioneered scratch style guitar picking, a clever synthesis of autoharp, banjo and guitar picking, and for years served as a matriarchal figure in the Grand Ole Opry.

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RCA Country Legends Reviews

RCA Country Legends

You probably couldn’t find 16 more hallowed recordings in all of country music than the ones contained right here: Wildwood Flower; Keep on the Sunny Side; Bury Me Beneath the Weeping Willow; My Clinch Mountain Home; Worried Man Blues; I’m Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes; Jimmie Brown the Newsboy; Wabash Cannonball , and more.

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Wildwood Flower

Wildwood Flower

The Carter Family were pioneers of Country music but their influence was far reaching and impacted future performers of other genres such as folk, pop/rock and even Southern gospel. This 2CD set celebrates their early material (1927-1941) and includes Keep On The Sunnyside’, ‘Wabash Cannonball’, ‘Are You Lonesome Tonight?’ title track ‘Wildwood Flower’ plus many more classic tracks.

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… just 17 each for BBC One and Two and 12 for ITV. Bonham Carter, who was last nominated for the TV Bafta in 2009 for Enid, will now go up against Colman for ITV's Broadchurch, Peake for BBC One'sThe Village, and Kerrie Hayes for Channel 4's The Mill.
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