In another part of the letter, Wilf addresses a separate issue regarding a dispute that either his office or record company representatives were involved with. He writes, I'm writing Eleanor to drop the foolishness, we're grown people and I have always tried to make friends, and keep them, and despise squabbles. " It is signed at the end, "Thanking you for everything, Sincerely, Wilf. Condition: Excellent, with double fold for mailing. Biography: Wilf Carter (December 18, 1904 - December 5, 1996), also known as Montana Slim, was a Canadian country music singer, songwriter, guitarist, and yodeller.
Widely acknowledged as the father of Canadian country music, Carter was Canada's first country music star, inspiring a generation of young Canadian performers. Wilf Carter recorded over 40 original and compilation LP records for RCA Victor and its affiliates, including Nuggets of the Golden West, Christmas in Canada, Songs of the Rail and Range, Songs of Australia, Wilf Carter Sings Jimmie Rogers, and Let's Go Back to the Bible. In 1983 he rerecorded many of his most popular songs for Fifty Golden Years. In 1971, Wilf Carter was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. In 1979, he served as the grand marshal at the Calgary Stampede, and in 1981, he toured with his contemporary, Hank Snow.He was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame in 1984, and the following year, he was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the Juno Awards Hall of Fame. A video documentary was released in 2000, called The Last Round-up: The Wilf Carter Story, which examined Carter's distinguished career. In 1988, Carter recorded his last album, What Ever Happened to All Those Years. In 1991, at age 86, he made his last concert tour, appropriately called The Last Round-up Tour, with shows throughout Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Ontario, and Manitoba. He retired the following year, due to his loss of hearing. Wilf Carter died in 1996 in Scottsdale, Arizona at the age of 91. International Buyers - Please Note. All payments must be in U. We are experienced in the art of strictly grading all merchandise we sell. For additional information please refer to our Grading Terms link above. All our products are fully guaranteed.
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