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Jacob's Ladder, 1948; He Set Me Free, 1948; City on the Hill, 1948; Crossing over Jordan, 1948; (All on Capitol Records); It Takes a Lot of Loving, 1955; Coming to Carry Me Home, 1955; Everlasting Joy, 1956; When He Heard My Plea, 1956; I Wasn't There, 1957; and Noah and the Mighty Ark, 1957. Address: 115 East Oldham Avenue, Knoxville, Tennessee. Carson, Martha, b. Neon, Kentucky; h. Xavier Cosse; s. Rene Paul. Plays guitar. Entertainment experience: WHIS, Bluefield, W. Va., 1939; Renfro Valley Barn Dance, 1940; WSB Barn Dance, Atlanta, Ga., 1940; WNOX Tennes­see Barn Dance, Knoxville, Term., 1950; WSM Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tenn., 1952; Steve Allen Show, NBC-TV; Tennessee Ernie Show, NBC-TV; Ray Bolger Show; Washington Square Show; Galaxy of Stars Show; Jubilee, U.S.A., ABC-TV; Arlene Francis Show; Tonight Show; and Jimmy Dean Show. Recorded for RCA, Capitol, and Cadence Records. Albums: Rock-a-My Soul and Journey to the Sky. Songs recorded: Rock-a-My Soul; Amen; Get on Board Little Children; I Can't Stand up Alone; Shadrack Who Built the Ark; That Ain't Right; Light of Love; Be Not Discouraged; Get on the Heavenly Road; I'm Gonna Walk and Talk; Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive; Saints and Chariot; Gonna Shout All over God's Heaven; All These Things; Faith Is the Key; David and Goliath; I Want to Rest a Little While; Dixieland Roll; Music Drives Me Crazy; Get That Golden Key; He Was There; Let the Light Shine on Me; Satisfied; My Mother Taught Me to Pray; Shepherd of My Soul. Has written over 100 songs including: Satis­fied; I Can't Stand up Alone; and I'm Gonna Walk and Talk with My Lord. Address: 20117 Parthenia Street, Canoga Park, California.
Carter, Alvin Pleasant "A. P."; A. P., Sarah Carter, and Maybelle Carter made up the Original Carter Family. Later, A. P., Sarah, Joe, and Jeanette recorded together as the Carter Family. Recorded for Bluebird and Acme Records. Songs recorded: Room in Heaven for Me; Gently Lead Me; Sweet Fern; Soldiers Beyond the Blue; The Titanic; Where the Sunset Turns; Ship Ahoy; On a Hill Lone and Gray; Mrs. Jimmie Rodgers Visited the
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