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Carroll Baker


Canada's First Lady of Country Music
www.carrollbakersinger.ca
Carroll Was Named To The Order of Canada
Last Date Changed: Tuesday, September 20, 2016


ASCarrollBakerJuly2016.jpg Carroll Baker, country music singer/songwriter known as Canada's First Lady of Country Music, was born on March 4th, 1949 in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. She is the perfect example of every value that has made country music what it is: honestly, reality, genuine feeling, hard work, love, family, friendship and respect for others.

Carroll had many achievements and many milestones during her incredible career and here are some of them:

-Received Gold, and Platinum records in certified sales in Canada and Australia

-First Canadian Country Music Performer to be awarded certified Gold reord status

-Carroll's first top ten record was in 1973 with TEN LITTLE FINGERS and went to N0 3

-In 1975 Carroll reorded her first number one record, a song wrote by Conway Twitty entitled, I'VE NEVER BEEN THIS FAR BEFORE, which became her first Gold Record

-Carroll has had 12 consecutive #1 hits and over 50 recorded compositions

-She was Named to THE ORDER OF CANADA

-Carroll is an inductee of The Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame and The Nova Scotia Country Music Hall of Fame

-She received the CCMA Award in 1982 and 1985 for Best Female Vocalist and in 1986 won the award for Best selling album and several other music awards over the years

-Received Lifetime Achievements from Nova Scotia and Ontario

-She received several song writing awards from Socan/BMI

-Carroll appeared on many Canadian TV shows as well in Nashville. She was the first Canadian country singer to have her own special onThe Nashville Newwork, entitled Carroll Baker's New Country

-She has had songs penned recorded by Eddie Eastman and the Legendary Tom Jones and among others

-These are just a few of the many Milestones and Achievements of the incredible career of Carroll Baker. She has not slowed down in 2016, as she has an upcoming Maritime Tour in October 2016

 

Profile By: John Gavin


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