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Who Inspired Lorrie Morgan Most? Carlene and The Supremes!

Carlene has often named Lorrie Morgan as one of her favorite singers, and Lorrie has returned the compliment in a new interview with The Citizens Voice, Wilkes-Barre, PA:

Making your professional debut at age 13 with your country-famous father

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Carl Smith Funeral Service Held in Franklin, TN

Carlene's father Carl Smith passed away on Saturday, January 16, at his home in Franklin, Tennessee at the age of 82. Visitation and funeral services were held on the following Monday and Tuesday, with many family members, friends, and fans…

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Countdown With Keith Olbermann

Carlene Carter has never been much for politics, but apparently MSNBC's Keith Olbermann thinks one of her tunes sums up the dance between Congress and the auto executives. Here is a transcript from Wednesday night's show: OLBERMANN: "The last-minute push

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Carlene Carter on Mountain Stage

From NPR.org: Country singer and songwriter Carlene Carter is a third-generation member of country music's First Family. The Carters were extraordinarily prolific: Carlene's grandmother, "Mother" Maybelle Carter, along with A.P. and Sara Carter, cut some of the first commercially successful…

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Carlene Carter to Open for Elvis Costello at the Ryman

It has just been announced that Carlene Carter, now one of the senior performing members of the first family of country music, will be opening for Elvis Costello at the Ryman (in Nashville, TN) on April 23. Carter's ties to…

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"Stronger" Debuts on Billboard Top Country Albums Chart

Nearly 30 years after her first album in June 1978, Carlene Carter is back with her new CD Stronger, which debuted at #69 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, her first appearance there since her last studio release…

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Carlene Carter Records Web Only Song

Carlene Carter is recording a bonus track that will be available only on line in conjunction with her new CD Stronger. Yep Roc Records is offering the download to anyone who purchases a hard copy of Carter's first CD…