Sad Clowns & Hillbillies

by John Mellencamp featuring Carlene Carter

Released April 28, 2017
Republic Records
Released April 28, 2017
Republic Records
John Mellencamp is teaming up with some country music heavy-hitters for his new album 'Sad Clowns & Hillbillies.' Carlene Carter is a major presence on the project, and Martina McBride guests on the song "Grandview." ROLLING STONE COUNTRY
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1. Mobile Blue, John Mellencamp 3:02
2. Battle of Angels, John Mellencamp 3:58
3. Grandview (feat. Martina McBride), John Mellencamp 3:51
4. Indigo Sunset (feat. Carlene Carter), John Mellencamp 3:32
5. What Kind of Man Am I (feat. Carlene Carter), John Mellencamp 4:09
6. All Night Talk Radio, John Mellencamp 5:08
7. Sugar Hill Mountain (feat. Carlene Carter), John Mellencamp 3:07
8. You Are Blind, John Mellencamp 3:20
9. Damascus Road (feat. Carlene Carter), John Mellencamp 4:15
10. Early Bird Cafe, John Mellencamp 4:06
11. Sad Clowns, John Mellencamp 2:41
12. My Soul's Got Wings (feat. Carlene Carter), …
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Carter Girl

by Carlene Carter

Released April 8, 2014
Rounder Records
Released April 8, 2014
Rounder Records
"This new album, produced by Don Was, is evocative, mature, and consistently impressive... A strong and very welcome showing for one of pop music’s long-missed characters, now back again." DAVE DiMARTINO, ROLLING STONE
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1. Little Black Train (A.P. Carter)
2. Give Me the Roses (A.P. Carter)
3. Me and the Wildwood Rose (Carlene Carter)
4. Blackie’s Gunman duet with Elizabeth Cook (A.P. Carter)
5. I’ll Be All Smiles Tonight (A.P. Carter)
6. Poor Old Heartsick Me (Helen Carter)
7. Troublesome Waters duet with Willie Nelson (Maybelle Carter/Ezra Carter/Dixie Dean Hall)
8. Lonesome Valley 2003 with special guest Vince Gill (Carlene Carter/A.P. Carter/Al Anderson)
9. Tall Lover Man (…
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Stronger

by Carlene Carter

Released March 4, 2008
Yep Roc Records
Released March 4, 2008
Yep Roc Records
"I couldn’t let a day go by without writing a note about CC’s record. It is astounding." ELVIS COSTELLO. "A staggering achievement by one of the great voices and fearless hearts of country rock." BERNIE TAUPIN. "It's great to hear her again." USA TODAY.
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1. The Bitter End / 2. Why Be Blue / 3. To Change Your Heart / 4. Bring Love / 5. I'm So Cool / 6. Spider Lace / 7. On To You / 8. Judgement Day / 9. Break My Little Heart In Two / 10. It Takes One To Know Me / 11. Light Of Your Love / 12. Stronger

All songs written by Carlene Carter except "The Bitter End" by Carlene Carter and Mark Winchester.
Produced, Engineered, and Mixed by John McFee.
An Oil Field Trash Production.
Carlene Carter: vocals on all tracks & backing vocals …
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The Platinum Collection

by Carlene Carter

Released August 6, 2007
Rhino / Warner Music UK
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Released August 6, 2007
Rhino / Warner Music UK
"2007 collection from the Country/Pop princess... Carlene recorded some great early '80s Roots/Pop albums then came back strong in the late '80s and '90s with her own brand of Country. This compilation features the best of the Country period." AMAZON
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1. Do It In A Heartbeat / 2. Baby Ride Easy / 3. I Fell In Love / 4. Come On Back / 5. The Sweetest Thing / 6. One Love / 7. My Dixie Darlin / 8. Goodnight Dallas / 9. Me And The Wildwood Rose / 10. The Leavin Side / 11. You Are The One / 12. Every Little Thing / 13. Unbreakable Heart / 14. I Love You Cause I Want To / 15. Love Like This / 16. Hurricane /
17. Loose Talk (Ft Carl Smith) / 18. Go Wild / 19. The Lucky Ones / 20. All Night Long

From Amazon.com: 2007 collection from the Country/Pop princess, …
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Hindsight 20/20

by Carlene Carter

Released September 10, 1996
Giant Records
Released September 10, 1996
Giant Records
"For most of the last two decades, Carlene Carter has roared and rocked Nashville's socks off and sometimes we've taken her for granted. 'Hindsight 20/20' reminds us just how much we'd miss her if she wasn't around to brighten our lives." COUNTRY WEEKLY
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1. Sweet Meant To Be (Carlene Carter / Howie Epstein)
2. I Fell In Love (Carlene Carter / Howie Epstein / Benmont Tench / Perry Lamek)
3. Every Little Thing (Carlene Carter / Al Anderson)
4. Unbreakable Heart (Benmont Tench)
5. Come On Back (Carlene Carter)
6. Me And The Wildwood Rose (Carlene Carter)
7. Never Together But Close Sometimes (Rodney Crowell)
8. Cry (Carlene Carter)
9. The Sweetest Thing (Carlene Carter / Robert Ellis Orrall)
10. Baby Ride Easy (Richard Dobson)
11. I Love You 'Cause I Want To (Carlene Carter / …
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Little Acts of Treason

by Carlene Carter

Released August 8, 1995
Giant Records
Released August 8, 1995
Giant Records
"The real stunner here is 'Change,' a ballad she wrote that is an introspective look at Carter's life, demonstrating her maturity as a songwriter and as a singer of deeply felt emotions." RANDY WEST, PEOPLE MAGAZINE
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1. Hurricane (Carlene Carter / Al Anderson)
2. Love Like This (Mary Ann Kennedy / Pam Rose / Pat Bunch)
3. Little Acts Of Treason (Carlene Carter)
4. He Will Be Mine (Carlene Carter / Al Anderson)
5. Come Here You (Carlene Carter)*
6. Change (Carlene Carter)*
7. The Lucky Ones (Carlene Carter)*
8. All Night Long (Carlene Carter / Al Anderson)
9. You'll Be The One (Carlene Carter)*
10. Loose Talk (Duet with Carl Smith) (Freddie Hart / Ann Lucas)
11. Go Wild (Carlene Carter / Al Anderson)*
12. The Winding Stream (A.…
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Little Love Letters

by Carlene Carter

Released June 22, 1993
Giant Records
Released June 22, 1993
Giant Records
"These songs form a marvelous, eclectic quilt of colors and patterns. Overall, it's exhilarating--almost like what The Beatles did with the famous 'Sgt. Pepper's' album, only more homespun and less cryptic." NEIL POND, COUNTRY AMERICA
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1. Little Love Letter #1 (Carlene Carter / Howie Epstein / Benmont Tench)
2. Every Little Thing (Carlene Carter / Al Anderson)
3. Wastin' Time With You (Carlene Carter / Howie Epstein / Benmont Tench)
4. Unbreakable Heart (Benmont Tench)
5. Sweet Meant To Be (Carlene Carter / Howie Epstein)
6. Nowhere Train (Carlene Carter / Anni O'Brien)
7. Long Hard Fall (Carlene Carter / Howie Epstein)
8. Little Love Letter #2 (Carlene Carter / Howie Epstein / Benmont Tench)
9. I Love You 'Cause I Want To (Carlene Carter / Radney Foster)
10. World Of Miracles (Carlene …
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I Fell In Love

by Carlene Carter

Released August 13, 1990
Reprise Records
Released August 13, 1990
Reprise Records
"The Best of '90. A world-beater album sung by a woman whose voice, with its leathery delicacy, can handle tunes of hard traveling and wrong-turn loving with equal finesse. If country music is still a man's game, Carter is effortlessly bending the rules." TIME
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1. I Fell In Love (Carlene Carter / Howie Epstein / Benmont Tench / Perry Lamek)
2. Come On Back (Carlene Carter)
3. The Sweetest Thing (Carlene Carter / Robert Ellis Orrall)
4. My Dixie Darlin' (A.P. Carter)
5. Goodnight Dallas (Carlene Carter)
6. One Love (Carlene Carter / Howie Epstein / Perry Lamek)
7. The Leavin' Side (Carlene Carter / Keith Christopher / Tom Gray)
8. Guardian Angel (Carlene Carter / James Eller)
9. Me And The Wildwood Rose (Carlene Carter)
10. You Are The One (Leon Payne)
11. Easy From Now On (…
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C'est C Bon

by Carlene Carter

Released August 1983
Epic Records
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Released August 1983
Epic Records
"Mixes up-tempo pop-rock gems like 'Meant It For A Minute' with a dreamy, strings-textured mid-tempo number, 'Heart To Heart,' and a light peppy disco song, 'I'm The Kinda Sugar Daddy Likes.' Also includes Jerry Lee Lewis' 'Breathless.'" MILWAUKEE JOURNAL
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1. Meant It For A Minute (Carlene Carter / James Eller)
2. Heart To Heart (Climie)
3. Third Time Charm (Carlene Carter / Pete Marsh / Andy Howell / Roger Bechirian)
4. Heart's In Traction (Carlene Carter / James Eller)
5. I'm The Kinda Sugar Daddy Likes (Carlene Carter / James Eller)
6. Breathless (Blackwell)
7. Love Like A Glove (Carlene Carter / James Eller)
8. Cool Reaction (Pete Marsh / Andy Howell)
9. Don't Give My Heart A Break (Carlene Carter / Nick Lowe / Paul Carrack)
10. That Boy (Carlene Carter)
11. One Way …
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Blue Nun

by Carlene Carter

Released 1981
Warner Bros. Records Europe
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Released 1981
Warner Bros. Records Europe
"The import-only 'Blue Nun' presented Carter as a tough Stax-type R&B singer ('I Need A Hit' and 'Tougher Stuff'). Two of the songs are duets with Paul Carrack ('Oh How Happy' and 'Do Me Lover')." GEORGE W. KRIEGER, GOLDMINE
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1. Oh How Happy (Edwin Starr)
2. Love Is A 4-Letter Verb (Carlene Carter)
3. That Boy (Carlene Carter)
4. 300 Pounds Of Hongry (Fritts / Hinton)
5. Tougher Stuff (Carlene Carter / Nick Lowe)
6. I Need A Hit (Carlene Carter / James Eller)
7. Rockababy (Carlene Carter)
8. When You Comin' Back (Count Freda)
9. Me And My .38 (Carlene Carter / Nick Lowe)
10. Do Me Lover (Carlene Carter / Nick Lowe / James Eller)
11. Too Many Teardrops (Nick Lowe / Carlene Carter)
12. Billy (Carlene Carter / Paul Carrack)
13. C'mon Feet / Born …
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Musical Shapes

by Carlene Carter

Released August 1, 1980
Warner Bros. Records
Released August 1, 1980
Warner Bros. Records
"She has blended Carter Family country traditionalism with the energy and intelligence of British new-wave rock. The results are just delightful. Miss Carter does what she does with enormous charm." JOHN ROCKWELL, THE NEW YORK TIMES
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1. Cry (Carlene Carter)
2. Madness (Carlene Carter)
3. Baby Ride Easy (with Dave Edmunds) (Richard Dobson)
4. Bandit Of Love (Carlene Carter)
5. I'm So Cool (Carlene Carter)
6. Appalachian Eyes (Carlene Carter / John McFee)
7. Ring Of Fire (June Carter / Merle Kilgore)
8. Too Bad About Sandy (Carlene Carter)
9. Foggy Mountain Top (A.P. Carter)
10. That Very First Kiss (Carlene Carter)
11. To Drunk (Too Remember) (Anni O'Brien)
12. Too Proud (Carlene Carter)

Produced by Nick Lowe.
Carlene Carter - piano.
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Two Sides to Every Woman

by Carlene Carter

Released June 12, 1979
Warner Bros. Records
Released June 12, 1979
Warner Bros. Records
"There's a new collaboration with husband Nick (Lowe), 'Do It in a Heartbeat,' that sounds like a classic you've been hearing forever on jukeboxes." PLAYBOY
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1. Do It In A Heartbeat (Carlene Carter / Nick Lowe / John McFee)
2. Lies (R. Troy / N. Gravenites)
3. Swap-Meat Rag (Carlene Carter)
4. Gold-Hearted Lady (Carlene Carter)
5. Two Sides To Every Woman (Carlene Carter)
6. It's No Wonder (Why I Love Him) (Carlene Carter)
7. One Good Lover (Carlene Carter / Karen Brooks)
8. Old Photographs (Carlene Carter)
9. Radio Sweetheart (Elvis Costello)

Produced by Lance Quinn and Tony Bongiovi.
Drums - Jerry Marotta, Alan Schwartzburg.
Bass - Bob Babbit, Hugh McDonald.
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Carlene Carter

by Carlene Carter

Released March 14, 1978
Warner Bros. Records
Released March 14, 1978
Warner Bros. Records
"She steps out with a personal authority so sure it belies her 22 years just as Elvis Costello's belies his 23... Comparisons may be beside the point with Carter. We would do best to take her on her own terms, however she chooses to define them." ROLLING STONE
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1. Love Is Gone (Alex Call)
2. Smoke Dreams (Carlene Carter / Rosey Nix)
3. Between You And Me (Graham Parker)
4. I Once Knew Love (Carlene Carter)
5. I've Been There Before (Tracy Nelson)
6. Never Together But Close Sometimes (Rodney Crowell)
7. Mr. Moon (Alex Call)
8. Alabama Morning (Michael Bacon / Thomas Cain)
9. Slow Dance (Carlene Carter)
10. Who Needs Words (Carlene Carter)

Produced by Bob Andrews and Brinsley Schwarz.
Co-produced by Martyn Smith.
Carlene Carter - vocals, piano, backing vocals.
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Songwriter and Guest Credits

by Carlene Carter

Released 1974 through 2014
Released 1974 through 2014
Below are many other recordings that have included songs either written by Carlene or with her as a guest vocalist or musician.
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Johnny Cash "The Junkie And The Juicehead (Minus Me)" LP (Columbia Records 1974) with "Friendly Gates" vocal - Carlene Routh.

June Carter Cash "Appalachian Pride" LP (Columbia Records 1975) with "Another Broken Hearted Girl" written by June Carter Cash / Carlene Smith Routh.

Zella Lehr "Two Doors Down" / "Two Sides To Every Woman" single (RCA Records 1977) with "Two Sides To Every Woman" written by Carlene S. Routh.

Emmylou Harris "Quarter Moon In A Ten Cent Town" LP (Warner …
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New album and tour with John Mellencamp!

Sad Clowns & Hillbillies album on NPR!

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