Top Session Musician Carter, Jr. Dead At 76
Country star DEANA CARTER's father, FRED CARTER, JR., who played on BOB DYLAN's LAY LADY LAY and SIMON & GARFUNKEL's THE BOXER, has died at the age of 76.
The revered session guitarist passed away on Saturday (17Jul10).
Carter started out playing with the likes of Roy Orbison, Ronnie Hawkins, and Conway Twitty and became a sought-after session musician in the 1960s and 1970s.
Deana Carter's 2007 album The Chain was a tribute to her dad and featured a collection of hits the guitarist had played on.