Today we are Focusing on the Life & Music of the Legendary Ralph Stanley, he and his Brother The Late Carter Stanley teamed up as a duo in the hills of Virgnia,and played their style of Blue Grass Gospel Music.The sound of their group the Clinch Mountain Boys became a standard for others to follow,with the innovation of the double string guitar picking of George Shuffler, and fiddle Player Curly Ray Cline. After his Brother Carter passed away in 1967, he revievd the band and changed the name from the Stanley Brothers to Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys. He added a new lead singer Larry Sparks, during years he had in his group, Ricky Skaggs, Keith Whitley, Charlie Sizemore, James Shelton. and Ralph Stanley The ll. Bill Monroe Had a dispute with with the record company when they Signed Ralph & Carter on the same label. And the rest is musical history for both men.
Recording Artist Tammy Jones Robinette Will be at the Stoney Creek Free Will Baptist Church
8735 Stoney Creek Rd. Ypsilanti, Mi. June 28th, 2015 @ 6:00 P.M. All Are invited.
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