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Ralph Stanley

Born: Feb 25, 1927 in Stratton, VA
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Genre: Country, Folk, World
Biography: Born in Stratton, Virginia in 1927, Ralph Stanley and his older brother Carter formed the Stanley Brothers and the Clinch Mountain Boys. In 1946 Ralph and Carter were being broadcast from radio station WCYB in Bristol, Virginia. The music, which was inspired by their Virginia mountain home, was encouraged ...Read full biography
Cry From The Cross
Released: 2001
Label: Loudeye
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Originally released on LP in 1972, this was the first album Ralph Stanley recorded with what many still consider the best band he ever had, one that included not only lead singer Roy Lee Centers (whose ...Read full review
Clinch Mountain Gospel
Released: 2001
Label: Loudeye
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Originally recorded in a single all-day session in the spring of 1977 and released later that year, this remains the best of the three albums made by Ralph Stanley's band during the brief period between ...Read full review
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