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Carter, Dadlocked

(25 September 1889–28 April 1963)
  • Charles K. Wolfe

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Carter, Dad (25 September 1889–28 April 1963), southern gospel singer, was born David Parker Carter in a small mill town near Columbia, Kentucky, and moved westward to Texas as a small child. His mother died when he was sixteen, but other details of his early life are lacking. He came of age in Clay County, Texas, and met his wife, Carrie Brooks, at a singing school there. They married in 1909....

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