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Stanley Brothers

Label:Federal FED-CD 6522
Release Date:1998-06-09
Format:CD
Country:United States

Song Information:

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1. Gathering flowers for the Master's bouquet2:25
Recording Date:1960-05
Composer:York; Starday, BMI
Place:Magnum Studio, Jacksonville, FL
Master:3343
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-g; Ralph Mayo-f; Audie Webster-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
2. John three-sixteen2:55
Recording Date:1964-04-02
Composer:A. Delmore-V. Turner; Lonat, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:11856
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Earl Taylor-m/harmonica; George Shuffler-g; Vernon McIntyre-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; G. Shuffler-B
3. The darkest hour is just before dawn2:52
Recording Date:1960-05
Composer:R. Stanley; Starday, BMI
Place:Magnum Studio, Jacksonville, FL
Master:3337
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
4. Jordan2:01
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Composer:Gene Arnold; Forster, ASCAP
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4359
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; George Shuffler-g; Henry Dockery-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
5. Beautiful star of Bethlehem3:50
Recording Date:1964-04-01
Composer:Trad.
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:11855
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Earl Taylor-m/harmonica; George Shuffler-g; Vernon McIntyre-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; G. Shuffler-B
6. Shouting on the hills of glory2:54
Recording Date:1964-04-01
Composer:Carter Stanley; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:11854
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Earl Taylor-m/harmonica; George Shuffler-g; Vernon McIntyre-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; G. Shuffler-B
7. Old Daniel Prayed2:22
Recording Date:1959-02-10
Composer:G.T. Speer
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4223
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Al Elliot-m; Chubby Anthony-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B; G. Shuffler-BS
8. The white dove3:08
Recording Date:1959-02-10
Composer:Carter Stanley; Peer, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4228
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Al Elliot-m; Chubby Anthony-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; A. Elliot-T; R. Stanley-HB
9. Jacob's vision2:14
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Composer:Ruby Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4353
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
10. That home far away2:05
Recording Date:1959-02-11
Composer:Ruby Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4231
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Al Elliot-m; Chubby Anthony-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B; G. Shuffler-BS