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Ralph Stanley

Ralph Stanley

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Back to Clinch Mountain: Ralph Stanley

Report and Interview by Geoffrey Himes, Country Music, September 1998

"THREE GROUPS shaped bluegrass music," Ricky Skaggs told me recently, "Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys, the Stanley Brothers, and Flatt & Scruggs. Everyone ...

Alt Country, Old Country and New Country: Uncle Tupelo, James Talley, Jim Lauderdale and Ralph Stanley

Review by Peter Stone Brown, Gadfly, April 2002

NOW WAY BACK in 1966, Bob Dylan at the suggestion of his producer decided to record in Nashville. The result of course was Blonde On ...

Ralph Stanley, 1927-2016

Obituary by Tony Russell, The Guardian, 26 June 2016

FOLLOWING THE DEATH of Bill Monroe in 1996, Ralph Stanley became the leading name in bluegrass, embodying in both his music and his bearing the ...

see also Stanley Brothers, The


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