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Gospel Ship (Album Version)
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Will the Circle Be Unbroken
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Wildwood Flower
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Can the Circle Be Unbroken (78rpm Version)
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Keep On the Sunny Side

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The most influential group in country music history, the Carter Family switched the emphasis from hillbilly instrumentals to vocals, made scores of their songs part of the standard country music canon, and made a style of guitar playing, "Carter picking," the dominant technique for decades. Along with Jimmie Rodgers, the Carter Family were among the first country music stars. Comprised of a gaunt, shy gospel quartet member named Alvin P. Carter and two reserved country girls -- ... Read more

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