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Maybelle Carter & Pop Stoneman

February 1, 1968 OH298 25 min.


Legendary country music performer. Born May 10, 1909. Died October 23, 1978. Guitarist renowned for her playing style and her crafting of the “Carter Lick.” Member of the original Carter Family musical group, and mother of June, Helen, and Anita Carter. Member, Country Music Hall of Fame®.

Interview Summary

1968 February 1
(25 minutes)
Music legends Maybelle Carter and Ernest V. “Pop” Stoneman talk about their long careers in country music. Discussion includes early career history of each performer; their early Bristol recordings; comments on the Carter Family and Mother Maybelle; comments on the Stoneman Family; comments on the changes they have seen in country music; and their advice for aspiring performers. Both are members of the Country Music Hall of Fame®.

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