Happy Birthday Dear Grandma
Happy Birthday Dear Grandma
Happy Birthday Dear Grandma!
Happy Birthday to you!
Now everybody sing real loud so she'll hear you!!!
Miss her laughing smile and her constant love
I love you Grandma!!

COME ON BACK: Carlene Carter scores her highest rank on Top Country Albums in more than 20 years, as "Carter Girl" debuts at No. 40. She last charted higher with "Little Love Letters," which peaked at No. 35 the week of Aug. 21, 1993. She scored her best peak with 1990's "I Fell in Love" (No. 19). The daughter of the late June Carter and Carl Smith (June Carter's first husband; she was married to Johnny Cash from 1968 until her passing in 2003), Carlene Carter tallied three No. 3 Hot Country Songs hits in 1990-93: "I Fell in Love," "Come on Back" and "Every Little Thing."

OMG!!! Fantastico!!! Amazing!
I am so blessed!
(Thank you John B. for posting this on the Guestbook!)

I had a ball! One of my favorite things I did during launching week!

You can listen now on the link here: Live Lunch Listen

Great fun with my pal Elizabeth Cook at the SiriusXM studios! Sang a lot talked even more about EveryTHING!! She's so Great at what she does!! AND she's a real friend:-)



Wow!! Our "Little Black Train" #1 added record in Americana radio!! Woohoo:-)!! So happy! Thanks all y'all! Thank you Rounder Folks! Thank you Randy Hoffman, Don Was and Bob Merlis, my people:-)

Daddy's Birthday today!! Carl Smith would have been 87! He was my hero! All around everything!
Miss him so much....

Oh My Goodness! "Little Black Train" 3rd most added record this week in Americana radio! I'm a happy woman! Thanks everybody that helped:-)

God bless my Daddy Rip Nix
He passed on and my heart is so sad
He was an amazing Father to Rosey and me
All the memories of my childhood have him in constant presence
He gave Rosey and myself a solid security as our Daddy
Especially with momma being gone so much
He married momma in 1957 then they had Rosey in 58
From then on he loved me as his own child
every Sunday we would head to Grandma Nix's house for Sunday dinner
A lot of the time our cousin Lorrie Bennett was with us
Val and Todd our cousins always so much a part of our growing up
We played and played
I cannot find words to describe my sorrow today
RIP Daddy Rip Nix
Rose Bush was waiting to meet you in heaven I'm sure
Love Love Love

Me and Don hard at work mixing! If you can't read the sign in the window it says ... Hippies Always welcome:-)!!

Our good friend Birgit sent this photo from the press conference before the show in Interlaken, Switzerland. Pam Tillis, David and Howard of the Bellamy Brothers, Carlene, and Pat Green.


Had a blast today with my friend Elizabeth Cook, Tim Carroll, Buddy Miller, Jim Lauderdale, and Lisa Marie Presley. I actually didn't introduce myself to her because I was shy!! Can y'all believe that one? haha. Going to Troubadour this evening to catch Buddy and Jim or is it Jim and Buddy?


Wishing all the mothers I know Happy Mothers Day! Thinking of my momma June, my daughter Tiffany, my daughter-in-law Emily Routh, and the grandchildren they've blessed us with. All my sisters: Lori Lynn, Rosanne, Kathy, Cindy and Tara. And my girlfriends who are mothers as well: Lely, Marina, Toni, Kathy V, Ronelle, Marcy McFee, Karen Brooks, Laura Cash and the list is just so long. Have a great day sisters. xoxox

Thinking of my grandma today!!! It would have been her birthday and she would have been going to play Bingo with Peggy:-)! One of her many hobbies. On the list is bowling, fishing, card games, fussing at Grandpa and any kind of gambling! Number one though she loved to play music. She taught me all these valuable things to carry me through my life. I miss her every day since she has been gone from this Earth.

An honor and privilege to have known and worked with George Jones! Always made me smile:-)

Ohhhh so sad. He was called "little pal" by our family. Also a great friend of Daddy's. Last time I saw George and Nancy was at Cracker Barrel in Franklin, TN. He sat in a rocking chair and sang "don't need no rocking chair!" I'm checking on coming home for funeral stuff. I'm crying:-(!

That's Mike Pyle (left) and Paul Griffith (right). Great times back then with David Holt and Randy Leago. We had so much fun and played so many shows. Miss all those guys:-(!!

(Thank you very much to David Holt for sharing this photo with us!)


Today is Carl Smith's birthday
He was my Daddy and he was a good one
RIP Daddio:-)!!
your 1st born

Our very first adventure on our own. Soooo much fun. And lots of things to post but we're so busy we'll have to tell our story at the end of our trip!!! Just dawned on me.... one of those rare occasions when Johnny and Elvis are in the same picture!!

Happy birthday Big John
Wonderful Father to me and Rosey
Forever loved and missed
I know there's Peace in the Valley
I love you

So sad
What can I say
Except I tried to reach out to her but she didn't respond
Beautiful lost girl
I used to be lost too
On tour with the Angels now
Just sad to lose her light in this world

Celebrating 25 years of my Carlene Carter Fan Club!!! To all the fan club folks, I Love You and thank you for everything! Every post and every thumbs up! Keeps me smiling NO Matter What!!!

(What started as a seventh anniversary ski trip to Sun Valley, Idaho for Carlene and her husband Joe Breen turned into more when she was honored with a key to the city.) Got the key!!! Had a fun time, met the Mayor and got a letter from the Governor of Idaho. Met two authors and got their books signed, Charles Brandt and Leslie J. Little, great people. Mike Pool was there, he put it all together (he's my travel agent for years!) And of course Joe was with me. Here is a picture, and it's going to be broadcast on the CBS affiliate channel!! Fun day so much we're staying through the weekend so I can perfect my bunny slope (quarter dollar) skiing.


Love and light! CC

What a wonderful year I've had!! Made amazing music with new and old friends, laughed my way through 2012.
Life is sweet and forgiving the older I get, thank goodness. I am grateful more than ever and hope for everyone I love to find love, peace and hope in 2013.
Love love love to all my sweet friends, sisters and brothers, xoxox CC

Just picking the Carter scratch!!


Elizabeth Cook gifted me this beautiful pillow after singing on 6 of the 12 songs on the Cartergirl CD!


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New Carter Family CD!

Carlene in Ken Burns Country Music film!

More on Calendar page!

  • 01/29/2020
    The Outlaw Country Cruise 5 - Miami to Key West, Florida and Falmouth, Jamaica
  • 02/14/2020
    The Guthrie Theatre - Grove City, PA
  • 02/15/2020
    Longwood Gardens - Exhibition Hall - Kennett Square, PA
  • 02/26/2020
    The Ross Ragland Theater - Klamath Falls, OR
  • 02/28/2020
    Kent-Meridian High School Performing Arts Center - Kent, WA

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