This Day in History: 1933-03-31

Born on this day in Maces Spring, Virginia, was singer Anita Carter, who played upright bass with her sisters Helen Carter and June Carter Cash as The Carter Sisters. The trio joined the Grand Ole Opry radio show in 1950 and opened shows for Elvis Presley, and joined The Johnny Cash Show in 1971. She scored two Top Ten hits in 1951 with “Down The Trail of Achin’ Hearts” with Hank Snow and “Blue Bird Island” and she reached the Top Ten again in 1968 with “I Got You” with Waylon Jennings. She died on July 29th 1999 aged 66.