Personalities | Wilf Carter (Montana Slim) | War Years | Country

(Vocals, 1904–96)

Carter, the son of a Baptist minister, was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, and in his youth worked as a rodeo performer in Canada’s western provinces, as well as singing on radio shows. Recording for RCA Records for 50 years, Carter was central to the popularity of cowboy music in the 1930s and 1940s.

Styles & Forms | War Years | Country
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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music, consultant editor Bob Allen


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