Carter Family songs have become legends themselves, regarded by many as the epitome of country greatness. Songs like Jimmy Brown The Newsboy and The Homestead On The Farm have helped to secure the Carter Family's reputation as the founders of the country music empire and to propel the Carter Family into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Their songs have become Bluegrass staples, and continue to be sung at Bluegrass and old-time gatherings all around the United States. In the words of Johnny Cash, 'during the times of the Depression, they gave the country something to sing about'. This book includes a biography by Johnny Cash and a selection of the Family's most popular songs arranged for piano and voice, complete with lyrics and guitar chord boxes.