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Carson, Martha

Real name Irene Ambergey. Sister of Jean Chapel (Opal Ambergey). Born 1921 in Neon, Ky. Died in 2004.


  • Feature article and discography in issue 107 (2008) of Rockin' Fifties.

Original Releases

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Discography is not intended to be complete

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1956/May 12
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6510  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Music Drives Me Crazy — Martha Carson G2WW-3053  
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Dixieland Roll — Martha Carson G2WW-3054  
1957/June 17
Bb pop rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6948  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Now Stop — Martha Carson H2WW-4263 Bullet Bear Family CD 15622 (#14)
Bullet Blend CD 3 (#23)
Bullet Country Music Foundation CD 014-D (#22)
Bullet Country Music Foundation LP 014-L (#22)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 054 (#49)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Just Whistle Or Call — Martha Carson H2WW-4264  
1961/Nov. 20
Bb pop rev.
Dot (Calif.) 45-16286  No rating Right Now, Right Now — Martha Carson MB-16166  
    No rating Everything Happens For The Best — Martha Carson MB-16168  
Live Performances
[live recording]     No rating Let The Light Shine On Me — Martha Carson   Bullet Country Routes CD 15 (#18)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1988Country Music Foundation (United States) CMF- 014-LLPGet Hot Or Go Home: Vintage RCA Rockabillly 56-59
1991Country Music Foundation (United States) CMF- 014-DCDGet Hot Or Go Home: Vintage RCA Rockabillly 56-59
1993Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15622CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 1
1995Blend (Belgium) 3CDBest Of Blend Rock & Roll Collection, Vol. 3
1997Country Routes RFD 15CDTown Hall Party 1958-61
2010Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 054CDGirls Gone Rockin'

Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Bill Davis, Will Derrington, Udo Frank, Adam Komorowski, Gerd Miller, Joe Wajgel

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