THE AMERICANA HONORS AND AWARDS NOMINATION CEREMONY
May 14, 2013
Had a blast today with my friend Elizabeth Cook, Tim Carroll, Buddy Miller, Jim Lauderdale, and Lisa Marie Presley. I actually didn't introduce myself to her because I was shy!! Can y'all believe that one? haha. Going to Troubadour this evening to catch Buddy and Jim or is it Jim and Buddy?
HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!
May 12, 2013
Wishing all the mothers I know Happy Mothers Day! Thinking of my momma June, my daughter Tiffany, my daughter-in-law Emily Routh, and the grandchildren they've blessed us with. All my sisters: Lori Lynn, Rosanne, Kathy, Cindy and Tara. And my girlfriends who are mothers as well: Lely, Marina, Toni, Kathy V, Ronelle, Marcy McFee, Karen Brooks, Laura Cash and the list is just so long. Have a great day sisters. xoxox
MAYBELLE CARTER (May 10, 1909 – October 23, 1978)
May 10, 2013
Thinking of my grandma today!!! It would have been her birthday and she would have been going to play Bingo with Peggy:-)! One of her many hobbies. On the list is bowling, fishing, card games, fussing at Grandpa and any kind of gambling! Number one though she loved to play music. She taught me all these valuable things to carry me through my life. I miss her every day since she has been gone from this Earth.
Thank you Kara Jayne Cloynes for the beautiful graphic!
GEORGE JONES: September 12, 1931
April 26, 2013
An honor and privilege to have known and worked with George Jones! Always made me smile:-)
Ohhhh so sad. He was called "little pal" by our family. Also a great friend of Daddy's. Last time I saw George and Nancy was at Cracker Barrel in Franklin, TN. He sat in a rocking chair and sang "don't need no rocking chair!" I'm checking on coming home for funeral stuff. I'm crying:-(!
That's Mike Pyle (left) and Paul Griffith (right). Great times back then with David Holt and Randy Leago. We had so much fun and played so many shows. Miss all those guys:-(!!
(Thank you very much to David Holt for sharing this photo with us!)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, EMMYLOU HARRIS!
April 2, 2013
Happy Happy birthday Ms Emmylou Harris! Thank you for your music and for your friendship all these years:-)!!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ANITA CARTER!
March 31, 2013
Born 80 years ago today, Carlene's aunt Anita Carter was widely regarded as one of the all-time great voices in country music. Though she passed away in 1999, she is loved and remembered and missed not only by her friends and family, but also by her many fans around the world, today and always!
NEW CARTER GIRL CD NEWS!
March 28, 2013
Happy lady!! Just found out we're mixing my CD the first 2 weeks of April!!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CARL SMITH!
March 15, 2013
Today is Carl Smith's birthday
He was my Daddy and he was a good one
your 1st born
FOLLOW CARLENE ON TWITTER!
March 13, 2013
FIRST TRIP WITH GRANDDAUGHTER LUNA
March 12, 2013
Our very first adventure on our own.
Soooo much fun.
And lots of things to post but we're so busy we'll have to tell our story at the end of our trip!!!
JOHN R. "JOHNNY" CASH (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003)
February 26, 2013
Happy birthday Big John
Wonderful Father to me and Rosey
Forever loved and missed
I know there's Peace in the Valley
I love you
MALINDA GAYLE "MINDY" McCREADY: November 30, 1975
February 17, 2013
What can I say
Except I tried to reach out to her but she didn't respond
Beautiful lost girl
I used to be lost too
On tour with the Angels now
Just sad to lose her light in this world
HAPPY BIRTHDAY CARLENE CARTER FAN CLUB!
February 12, 2013
Started 25 years ago today with a humble little ad in the music collector's magazine Goldmine. Online with CarleneCarterFanClub.com in 2005, and on Facebook for a couple of years now too. Carlene wrote: "Celebrating 25 years of my CarleneCarter Fan Club!!! To all the fan club folks, I Love You and thank you for everything! Every post and every thumbs up! Keeps me smiling NO Matter What!!!"
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOLLY PARTON!
January 19, 2013
"Keep on smiling NOOOOO matter what!" Dolly Parton whispered this in my ear during a photo op at my 1st album release party in LA! It's served me well.
CARLENE RECEIVES KEY TO CITY IN SUN VALLEY, IDAHO!
January 18, 2013
What started as a seventh anniversary ski trip to Sun Valley, Idaho for Carlene and her husband Joe Breen turned into more when she was honored with a key to the city! See the Press page for a link to an article and video of the event, and the Photos page for Carlene and Joe skiing.
Got the key!!! Had a fun time, met the Mayor and got a letter from the Governor of Idaho. Met two authors and got their books signed, Charles Brandt and Leslie J. Little, great people. Mike Pool was there, he put it all together (you know he's my travel agent for years!) And of course Joe was with me. I'll send a picture, and it's going to be broadcast on the CBS affiliate channel!! Fun day so much we're staying through the weekend so I can perfect my bunny slope (quarter dollar) skiing.
Love and light! CC
HAPPY BIRTHDAY KATHY VALENTINE! (OF THE GO-GO'S)
January 7, 2013
Here we are back in the day!
Right around the time we wrote I'm the Only One.
One of the best friends in my life:-)
I love Kathy!
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
December 31, 2012
What a wonderful year I've had!! Made amazing music with new and old friends, laughed my way through 2012.
Life is sweet and forgiving the older I get, thank goodness. I am grateful more than ever and hope for everyone I love to find love, peace and hope in 2013.
Love love love to all my sweet friends, sisters and brothers, xoxox CC
December 20, 2012
Just picking the Carter scratch!!
HAPPY HOLIDAYS ON BEHALF OF THE CARTER-BREEN CLAN!
December 9, 2012
Elizabeth Cook gifted me this beautiful pillow after singing on 6 of the 12 songs on the Cartergirl CD!
HAPPY THANKSGIVING! :)
November 20, 2012
All the love in the world!!
And have a great Thanksgiving!
We are so blessed.
Carlene and Joe
CARLENE'S STUDIO BLOG
November 8, 2012
Joey singing in the studio. Neat photo!!
CARLENE'S STUDIO BLOG
November 3, 2012
Pappa bear sang great yesterday!!
Love and miss y'all
Is it snowing in TN? It's a sunny day in LA.
We're taking a nice break at our love nest in LA much needed:)!!!
CARLENE'S STUDIO BLOG
November 2, 2012
Kris with me and Don Was today!
Duet sounds absolutely fantastico and sultry!
Joey did his vocals today on two more songs, amazing man my husband.
We had a great day today:)
BEAUTIFUL BREEN DAUGHTERS!
October 27, 2012
Devon, Caitlin, and Meghan Breen on Eileen Lawless' wedding day.
Their Momma got married today!
Congrats to Eileen and Ken on their nuptials!!:)
The girls look so beautiful!
GRANDSON LUX DARLING DRUMMING
October 24, 2012
Here's the rhythm man!! My grandson Lux playing drums.