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us: Carter, Sara, 1898-1979

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    • us: Bayes, Sara Carter, 1898-1979
    • us: Dougherty, Sara, 1898-1979
  • Addtional Information

    • Birth Date

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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Wise County (Va.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Lodi (Calif.)
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Country music
          (lcsh) Folk music
            (lcsh) Gospel music
              (lcsh) Singing
                (lcsh) Autoharp
              • Occupation

                  (lcsh) Country musicians
                    (lcsh) Folk musicians
                      (lcsh) Singers
                        (lcsh) Instrumentalists
                    • Sources

                      • found: Her Sara & Maybelle Carter [SR] p1991.
                      • found: Stambler, I. Enc. of folk, country & western music, 2nd ed. (Sara Carter; b. Wise Co., Va., 6-21-1899; d. Lodi Calif., 1-8-79; wife of A.P. Carter; member of the Carter Family, country music group; maiden name, Sara Dougherty; divorced A.P. Carter and married Coy Bays in 1939)
                      • found: Classic old-time music from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings [SR] p2003: container (Sara Carter Bayes) insert (member of the original Carter Family; m. Coy Bayes)
                      • found: New Grove, 2nd ed. WWW site, Apr. 1, 2004 (under The Carter Family: Sara Dougherty Carter; b. July 21, 1898, Flat Woods, VA; d. Jan. 8, 1979, Lodi, CA; wife of A.P. Carter)
                      • found: Enc. of pop. mus., 3rd ed. (under Carter Family: Sara Carter; b. Sara Dougherty, July 21, 1898, Flat Woods, Coeburn, Wise Co., Va.; d. Jan. 8, 1979, Lodi, Calif.; wife of A.P. Carter, member of the original Carter Family; m. Coy Bayes, 1939)
                      • found: Enc. of country mus., 1998 (under Carter Family: Sara Dougherty Carter; b. July 21, 1899, Flat Woods, Va.; d. Jan. 8, 1979)
                      • found: Carlin, R. Country music, 2003 (under Carter Family: Sara Dougherty C[arter]; b. July 21, 1898, Flat Woods, Va.; d. Jan. 8, 1979; autoharp, vocals)
                      • found: Un-broken, a tribute to the Carter Family, WWW site, Apr. 1, 2004: original Carter Family timeline (Sara Lee Dougherty; b. July 21, 1898)
                      • found:, via WWW, 18 May 2015: (Sara Dougherty Carter (July 21, 1898-January 8, 1979) was an American country music musician, singer, and songwriter. Remembered mostly for her deep, distinctive, mature singing voice, she was the lead singer on most of the recordings of the historic Carter Family act in the 1920s and 1930s.)
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