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Mother Maybelle Carter (1909–1978)

Maybelle married Ezra Carter when she was 16. The following year, in 1927, her brother-in-law, A.P. Carter, convinced his wife Sara and Maybelle (pregnant at the time) to make the journey from Virginia to Tennessee to audition for record producer Ralph Peer, who was seeking talent for the new recording industry. The Carter Family is believed to be... See full bio »
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Walk the Line
Walk the Line Soundtrack
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Country Style, U.S.A.
Country Style, U.S.A. Hersef - Singer
Coal Miner's Daughter


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 2005 Walk the Line (writer: "Juke Box Blues" - as Maybelle Carter)
 2000 Down from the Mountain (Documentary) (writer: "In the Highways")
 2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou? (writer: "In the Highways" - as Maybelle Carter)
 1980 Coal Miner's Daughter (writer: "The Titanic")
 1971 Johnny Cash i København (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Man In Black", "No Need To Worry", "Rock Of Ages", "Children Go Where I Send Thee")
 1970 The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.9 (1970) ... (performer: "I'll Be Satisfied")
 1959 Country Style, U.S.A. (TV Series short) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.11 (1959) ... (performer: "It's My Lazy Day", "Foggy Mountain Top" - as Mother Maybelle)
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The Carter Family | Maybelle Carter | Mother Maybelle


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