Ralph Stanley

    Ralph Stanley

    • Ralph Stanley
    Ralph Stanley

    Ralph Stanley

    • Ralph Stanley

    Ralph Stanley

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    Can't You Hear The Mountains Calling

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        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 by their mother, who taught Ralph the clawhammer style of banjo picking. They recorded for such companies as the small Rich-R-Tone label and later Columbia, a relationship that... Read more

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