Fred Carter

Born: December 28, 1933
Winnsboro, LA, USA

Fred was born and raised on a cotton and dairy farm in northeast Lousiana. After four years in the Air Force, he joined the Louisian Hayride, playing guitar behind everyone you can imagine. After that, he toured with Ronnie Hawkins and the Hawks, with Levon Helm and members of what would become The Band. He then went to Nashville and became one of the most highly sought after guitarist ever, playing on hits from Roy Orbison to George Jones to Simon and Garfunkel.

Instruments Played / Skills:

Conventional Country

Bands That Fred Carter Has Played For:
Texas Playboys, The (1967)

Fred Carter Has Worked With:
Bob Dylan Danny Alguire Tommy Allsup Les Anderson Maurice Anderson Joe Andrews Billy Armstrong Herman Arnspiger Jesse Ashlock George Balay Noel Boggs Billy Bowman Harold Bradley Alex Brashear Billy Briggs David Briggs Cousin Cecil Brower Wayne Butler Billy Carter Jerry Case Buzz Cason Hal Clampitt George Clayborn Pete Drake Neil Duer Johnny Duke Glynn Duncan Tommy Duncan Ray Edenton Johnny Edwards Skeeter Elkins Joe Ferguson Gene Gasaway Johnny Gimble Darrell Glenn Harvey Gossman Lloyd Green Jack Greenback Art Haines Dick Hamilton Don Harlan Joe Holley Leon Huff Harley Huggins Tommy Jackson Benny Johnson Sleepy Johnson Wayne Johnson Darrell Jones Charles Laughton Shorty Lavender Bob Lee Doc Lewis Tubby Lewis Kenny Lowry Jack Loyd Walter Lyons Jamie MacIntosh Chuck Mackay Paul Magee Johnnie Manson Leon McAuliffe Rusty McDonald Dean McKinney Zeb McNally Art McNulty Johnny Megetto Billy Mize Marvin Montgomery Tiny Moore Bill Mounce Monte Mountjoy Gene Mullins Hoyle Nix Tommy Perkins Bob Phillips Earl Dean Porter Johnny Preston Norbert Putnam Rip Ramsey Buddy Ray Romona Reed Glenn Rhees Cotton Roberts Jay Roberts Lee Ross Doyle Salathiel Billy Sanford Marvin Shaw Don Sheffield Buddy Spicher Ocie Stockard Everett Stover Al Stricklin Albert Talley Louis Tierney Mancel Tierney Gene Tomlin Don Tweedy Henry "Tommy" Vaden Bob White Cotton Whittington Jimmie Widener Luke Wills Woodie Wood
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