Ralph Stanley

Ralph Stanley



Ralph Edmund Stanley (February 25, 1927 – June 23, 2016), also known as Dr. Ralph Stanley, was an American bluegrass artist, known for his distinctive singing and banjo playing. Stanley began playing music in 1946, originally with his brother Carter as part of The Stanley Brothers, and most often as the leader of his band, The Clinch Mountain Boys.

He was part of the first generation of bluegrass musicians and was inducted into both the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Honor and the Grand Ole Opry.



The Bottom Line Archive
The Bottom Line Archive is an album by musical artist Ralph Stanley, released on February 24, 2017.
The Definitive Collection
The Definitive Collection is an album by musical artist Ralph Stanley, released on April 26, 2016.
The Complete Jessup Recording Plus!
The Complete Jessup Recording Plus! (feat.
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O Brother, Where Art Thou? is a 2000 adventure film written, produced, edited, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, and starring George Clooney, John Turturro, and Tim Blake Nelson, with John Goodman, Holly Hunter, and Charles Durning in supporting roles.

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