Tag: Carter Family

The Winding Stream .. at the Carter Family Fold

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Carter Family Fold along A.P. Carter Highway, north of Hiltons, Virginia, will present a special screening of Beth Harrington’s documentary The Winding Stream on this coming Sunday, April 10, 2016. The extremely enchanting film depicts the life and music of A.P., Sara and Maybelle […]


Antique Persuasion bringing Carter Family back

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nashville music publisher and producer Jimmy Metts has created a new tribute to The Carter Family, due for release in the next few weeks. Entitled Don’t Forget Me Little Darling, the album features a dozen Carter classics performed by a special project group called Antique […]


Grand Ol’ Time – Old Belle

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

On their Facebook page, recently formed San Francisco-based band Old Belle claims that even though they don’t hail from Kentucky’s coal country and weren’t formed during the folk boom of the 1960s, their music is still “unapologetically folk.” Judging from the eleven songs on their […]


Johnson City Sessions celebrated this weekend

| October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

While the 1927 Bristol Sessions, in which the Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers, and other early country music acts recorded some of their first songs, is well-known as the “Big Bang of Country Music,” it certainly wasn’t the only early country music recording session to leave […]


Gospel Choices #2 – Gary Reid

| August 11, 2013 | 3 Comments

Here’s the second episode of a periodic feature, where we ask bluegrass personalities to choose their top five Gospel songs. This week we hear from Gary B Reid, an award winning writer with a particular focus on the music of the Stanley Brothers. Naturally, there […]


Adam Steffey on the Carter Fold

| June 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

Organic Records has released another video interview with Adam Steffey, prepared to help generate interest in his new album, New Primitive. The album is an interesting mix of musical styles, featuring Adam on mandolin and his wife, Tina, on clawhammer banjo along with a full […]


Don’t Forget This Song – The Carter Family

| December 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Many of the early bluegrass songs came from the Carter Family repertoire and that material continues to be endearing. The family story and that of their music is fascinating and has already been the subject of three books; John Atkins’ The Carter Family (for Old […]


Carter Family flash mob in Portland

| June 11, 2012 | 1 Comment

The producers of the upcoming film, The Winding Stream – The Carters, the Cashes and the Course of Country Music, staged a flash mob earlier this month to generate interest for their documentary project. One by one, musicians of every size, shape, type and age assembled into […]


Darrell Webb Band concert video on the horizon

| August 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Darrell Webb Band has scheduled a concert video shoot for October, with a 2012 release from Rural Rhythm planned. Filming will take place at the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, VA on October 14, 2011. The venue is located on the Carter Family homeplace, […]


Fire devastates home of Carter Fold director

| December 7, 2009 | 0 Comments

The Carter Family Fold near Hiltons, VA serves as the official repository of the memorabilia and music of The Carter Family, surely among the most influential traditional string musicians in the history of American folk and country music. Started in 1974 by Janette and Joe […]