Wilfred Arthur Charles Carter (December 18, 1904 – December 5, 1996), professionally known as Wilf Carter in his native Canada and also as Montana Slim in the United States, was a Canadian Country and Western singer, songwriter, guitarist, and yodeller. Widely acknowledged as the father of Canadian country music, Carter was Canada's first country music star, inspiring a generation of young Canadian performers.
Wilf Carter made some overtly commercial music in the '50s but otherwise devoted his long career to traditional folk, cowboy songs, and old fashioned country music. Montana Slim, Carter's second Starday album from 1966, is an unrehearsed set of 12 songs that would be characterized as "old timey" today, performed with minimal accompaniment and no drums. There are traditional songs like "Frankie and Johnny" and "On Top of Old Smokey," but also modern topical songs ("A Mother's Son in Viet Nam"), yodeling songs ("I.
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Nova Scotia Post Cards. WILF CARTER My Home on the Range SEALED Yodel Cowboy Country VINYL LP Album.
|2||Rescue From The Moose River Gold Mine|
|3||One Golden Curl|
|4||I Bought A Rock For My Rocky Mountain Gal|
|5||Maple Leaf Waltz|
|6||I Remember the Rodeo|
|7||I'm Gonna Tear Down The Mailbox|
|8||The Alpine Milkman|
|9||There's A Tree On Every Road|
|10||My Mountain High Yodel Song|
|11||I'm Ragged But I'm Right|
|12||Singing In My Last Roundup|
|AL 1635||Wilf Carter||Wilf Carter's West Wilf Carter's Best (LP)||Apex||AL 1635||Canada||1961|