MP3 Barter Theatre - Keep On the Sunny Side: The Songs and Story of the Original Carter Family
This original cast recording captures the sound of the Original Carter Family and tells the love story that began country music.
28 MP3 Songs in this album (54:03) !
Related styles: COUNTRY: Old-Timey, COUNTRY: Americana
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The Story That Began Country Music!
Barter Theatre''s original cast recording of Keep on the Sunny Side: The Songs and Story of the Carter Family.
The most famous and historically significant family in country music history, the Carter Family, has its wonderful story told through their own famous music in this marvelous production.
"Four Stars!" - Tom T. Hall, Country Music Legend
"When most of the audience joined in on ''Church in the Wildwood,'' I felt the hair on the back of my neck standing up as the power of the Carter''s music annihilated the years." - Roanoke Times
"Virginia''s Barter Theatre definitely has a hit on its hands...beautifully done and respectful tribute to the pioneering country music of the original Carter Family." - Bristol Herald Courier
Conceived and Written by Douglas Pote
Music and Lyrics by The Carter Family
Cast (in order of appearance):
Eugene Wolf (A.P. Carter);
Kimberly Mays (Janette Carter);
Teresa Williams (Sara Carter); Mimi Bessette (Maybelle Carter);
Nicholas Piper (Preacher Gott, Auntie Nick, Mr. Peer, Preacher Bill, Life Photographer and Worker at the Carter Fold);
Gill Braswell (Eck Carter, Recording Engineer, Theatre Manager, Dr. Brinkley and Joe Carter).
Gill Braswell - Guitar, Mandolin and Banjo; Nicholas Piper - Guitar and Mandolin; Mimi Bessette - Guitar; Teresa Williams - Guitar and Auto Harp; Eugene Wolf - Guitar; and Kimberly Mays - Auto Harp. For this recording only: Doug Dorschug - Guitar.