The best of the best of the Stanley Brothers : vintage bluegrass

Stanley Brothers

Label:Federal 6515-2
Release Date:1998-05-19
Format:CD
Country:United States

Song Information:

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1. Rank strangers2:53
Recording Date:1960-05
Composer:York; Starday, BMI
Place:Magnum Studio, Jacksonville, FL
Master:3338
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Ralph Mayo-g; Audie Webster-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B
2. I'm a man of constant sorrow2:34
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Composer:Carter Stanley; Peer, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4350
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:R. Stanley-LV/TC; C. Stanley-LC; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
3. Stone walls and steel bars2:05
Recording Date:1963-08-14
Composer:R. Pennington-R. Marcum; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:11680
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; George Shuffler-g; Ralph Mayo-f; Henry Dockery-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; R. Mayo-B; G. Shuffler-BS
4. Think of what you've done2:05
Recording Date:1958-10-01
Composer:Carter Stanley; Acuff-Rose, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4202
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-bj; Carter Stanley-g; Bill Napier-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Al Eliot-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B
5. Let me rest1:57
Recording Date:1960-07-11
Composer:Ralph & Carter Stanley; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4742
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-lead g/bs; Vernon Derrick-f; George Shuffler-bs/lead g
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B
6. How mountain girls can love2:05
Recording Date:1958-09-30
Composer:Ruby Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4196
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Al Elliot-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B
7. If I lose2:07
Recording Date:1960-05
Composer:R. Stanley; Starday, BMI
Place:Magnum Studio, Jacksonville, FL
Master:3333
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-g; Ralph Mayo-f; Audie Webster-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B
8. Love me darling, just tonight2:13
Recording Date:1958-09-30
Composer:Malone-Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4192
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-bj; Carter Stanley-g; Bill Napier-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Al Eliot-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
9. Little Maggie2:44
Recording Date:1960-05
Composer:Stanley-York; Starday, BMI
Place:Magnum Studio, Jacksonville, FL
Master:3334
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-g; Ralph Mayo-f; Audie Webster-bs
Vocals:R. Stanley-L
10. Choo choo coming2:30
Recording Date:1959-08
Composer:Newsome; Starday, BMI
Place:WNER Radio Station, Live Oak, FL
Master:2918
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Chubby Anthony-f; Al Elliot-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T