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After 50 Years, the Second Stanley Brother Leaves Us

I have been reading one memorial after another, eulogies, tributes, encomia, to and for Ralph Stanley.  Most of them focus on his voice (click on the links for the full articles):   “You don’t replace a Ralph Stanley,” said Eric … Continue reading

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David Johnson, Author of Stanley Brothers Biography, Coming to HAH on the 26th

I’m looking forward to chatting with David Johnson, author of the just-released Lonesome Melodies: The Lives and Music of the Stanley Brothers, on the show tomorrow.  He’s coming down from New Hampshire.  We’ll probably spend an hour or more talking … Continue reading

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