The complete Mercury recordings

Stanley Brothers

Label:Mercury B 0000 53402
Release Date:2003-08-26
Format:CD
Country:United States
County Sales:#262
    Discog.com ID: 1569267
    Amazon ASIN: B0000AYL20

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A-1. Say, won't you be mine2:45
Recording Date:1953-08-09
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:Universal Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7485
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Art Stamper-f; Jim Williams-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-2. This weary heart you stole away2:37
Recording Date:1953-08-09
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:Universal Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7486
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Art Stamper-f; Jim Williams-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-3. I'm lonesome without you2:28
Recording Date:1953-08-09
Composer:Ralph Stanley
Place:Universal Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7487
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Jim Williams-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-4. Our last goodbye2:39
Recording Date:1953-08-09
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:Universal Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7488
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Art Stamper-f; Jim Williams-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-TC. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-5. Poison lies2:36
Recording Date:1953-11-25
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7520
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Ralph Mayo-f; Jim Williams-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-6. Dickson County breakdown2:12
Recording Date:1953-11-25
Composer:Ralph Stanley; Acuff-Rose, BMI
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7521
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Ralph Mayo-f; Jim Williams-m; George Shuffler-bs
A-7. I long to see the old folks3:05
Recording Date:1953-11-25
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7522
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Jim Williams-m; Ralph Mayo-f; John Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-8. A voice from on high2:20
Recording Date:1953-11-25
Composer:Bill Monroe-Bessie Mauldlin
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7523
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Ralph Mayo-f; Jim Williams-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-9. Memories of mother2:20
Recording Date:1954-05-30
Composer:Ralph Stanley-Carter Stanley
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7598
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Joe Meadows-f; Jim Williams-m; Lightnin' Chance-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-10. Could you love me (one more time)2:34
Recording Date:1954-05-30
Composer:Carter Stanley; Acuff-Rose, BMI
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7599
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Joe Meadows-f; Jim Williams-m; Lightnin' Chance-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-11. Nobody's love is like mine2:28
Recording Date:1954-05-30
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7600
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Joe Meadows-f; Jim Williams-m; Lightnin' Chance-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-12. I just got wise2:32
Recording Date:1954-05-30
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7601
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Joe Meadows-f; Jim Williams-m; Lightnin' Chance-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-13. Harbor of love2:15
Recording Date:1954-08-29
Composer:Carter Stanley; Acuff-Rose, BMI
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7635
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Joe Meadows-f; Bill Lowe-m; Charlie Cline-g; Lightnin' Chance-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; J. Meadows-B
A-14. Blue moon of Kentucky2:12
Recording Date:1954-08-29
Composer:Bill Monroe; Peer, BMI
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7632
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Joe Meadows-f; Bill Lowe-m; Charlie Cline-g; Lightnin' Chance-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-15. Calling from Heaven2:15
Recording Date:1954-08-29
Composer:Carter Stanley; Acuff-Rose, BMI
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7634
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Joe Meadows-f; Bill Lowe-m; Charlie Cline-g; Lightnin' Chance-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; Bill Lowe-B
A-16. Close by2:06
Recording Date:1954-08-29
Composer:Bill Monroe-Robert H. VanWinkle
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7633
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Joe Meadows-f; Bill Lowe-m; Charlie Cline-g; Lightnin' Chance-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-17. Hard times2:45
Recording Date:1954-08-29
Composer:Ralph Stanley; Acuff-Rose, BMI
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7636
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Joe Meadows-f; Bill Lowe-m; Charlie Cline-g; Lightnin' Chance-bs
A-18. Baby girl2:16
Recording Date:1954-11-28
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7659
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Joe Meadows-f; Bill Lowe-m; Lightnin' Chance-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Lowe-B
A-19. Say you'll take me back1:56
Recording Date:1954-11-28
Composer:Ralph Stanley
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7660
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Joe Meadows-f; Bill Lowe-m; Lightnin' Chance-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; Bill Lowe-B
A-20. I worship you2:24
Recording Date:1954-11-28
Composer:Ralph Stanley
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7661
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Joe Meadows-f; Bill Lowe-m; Lightnin' Chance-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; Joe Meadows-BS
A-21. You're still on my mind1:58
Recording Date:1954-11-28
Composer:Ralph Stanley
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7662
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Joe Meadows-f; Bill Lowe-m; Lightnin' Chance-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; Joe Meadows-B
A-22. I hear my Savior calling2:04
Recording Date:1955-04-05
Composer:Bill Monroe; Hill and Range, BMI
Place:RCA Victor Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7714
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Joe Meadows-f; Jim Williams-m; Bill Lowe-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; Joe Meadows-B; Bill Lowe-V
A-23. Just a little talk with Jesus2:10
Recording Date:1955-04-05
Composer:Cleavant Derricks
Place:RCA Victor Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7715
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Joe Meadows-f; Jim Williams-m; Bill Lowe-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; Joe Meadows-B; Bill Lowe-BS
A-24. So blue2:22
Recording Date:1955-04-05
Composer:Ralph Stanley
Place:RCA Victor Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7716
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Joe Meadows-f; Jim Williams-m; Bill Lowe-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; Bill Lowe-BS
B-1. You'd better get right2:17
Recording Date:1955-04-05
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:RCA Victor Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7717
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Joe Meadows-f; Jim Williams-m; Bill Lowe-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-2. Tragic love2:26
Recording Date:1955-04-05
Composer:Buddy Dee
Place:RCA Victor Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7718
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Joe Meadows-f; Jim Williams-m; Bill Lowe-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-3. Lonesome & blue2:13
Recording Date:1955-04-05
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:RCA Victor Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7719
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Joe Meadows-f; Jim Williams-m; Bill Lowe-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-4. Orange Blossom Special2:26
Recording Date:1955-04-05
Composer:Ervin T. Rouse
Place:RCA Victor Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7720
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Joe Meadows-f; Jim Williams-m; Bill Lowe-bs
B-5. Clinch Mountain blues2:03
Recording Date:1955-12-19
Composer:Leslie Keith
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7787
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Art Stamper-f; Bill Lowe-bs
B-6. Will he wait a little longer2:20
Recording Date:1955-12-19
Composer:Carter Stanley-Ralph Stanley
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7789
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Art Stamper-f; Curley Lambert-m; Bill Lowe-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B; B. Lowe-BS
B-7. Big Tilda2:01
Recording Date:1955-12-19
Composer:Ralph Stanley; Acuff-Rose, BMI
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7788
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Art Stamper-f; Curley Lambert-m; Bill Lowe-bs
B-8. Angel band2:15
Recording Date:1955-12-19
Composer:Ralph Stanley
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7790
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Art Stamper-f; Curley Lambert-m; Bill Lowe-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; Curley Lambert-B; B. Lowe-BS
B-9. Who will call you sweetheart2:52
Recording Date:1956-07-16
Composer:Carter Stanley-Bill Monroe
Place:Music City Recordings, Nashville, TN
Master:12725
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Chubby Wise-f; Ralph Mayo-f; Curley Lambert-m; Doug Morris-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; Curley Lambert-B
B-10. The cry from the cross2:48
Recording Date:1956-07-16
Composer:Johnnie Masters
Place:Music City Recordings, Nashville, TN
Master:12724
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Chubby Wise-f; Ralph Mayo-f; Curley Lambert-m; Doug Morris-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; Curley Lambert-B
B-11. I'm lost, I'll never find the way1:55
Recording Date:1956-07-16
Composer:Ralph Stanley
Place:Music City Recordings, Nashville, TN
Master:12726
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Chubby Wise-f; Ralph Mayo-f; Curley Lambert-m; Doug Morris-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; Curley Lambert-B
B-12. Let me walk, Lord, by your side2:50
Recording Date:1956-07-16
Composer:Carter Stanley-Ralph Stanley
Place:Music City Recordings, Nashville, TN
Master:12727
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Chubby Wise-f; Ralph Mayo-f; Curley Lambert-m; Doug Morris-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; Curley Lambert-B; unknown-BS
B-13. A lonesome night
Recording Date:1956-07-16
Composer:Carter Stanley; Fred Rose Music, BMI
Place:Music City Recordings, Nashville, TN
Master:12728
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Chubby Wise-f; Ralph Mayo-f; Curley Lambert-m; Doug Morris-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; Curley Lambert-B
B-14. Fling ding2:05
Recording Date:1957-02-27
Composer:Ralph Stanley; Acuff-Rose, BMI
Place:RCA Victor Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:14755
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Chubby Wise-f; Pee Wee Lamber-m; George Shuffler-bs
B-15. I'll never grow tired of you2:09
Recording Date:1957-02-27
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:Nashville, TN
Master:14756
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Chubby Wise-f; Pee Wee Lamber-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; G. Shuffler-B
B-16. Loving you too well2:10
Recording Date:1957-02-27
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:Nashville, TN
Master:14756
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Chubby Wise-f; Pee Wee Lamber-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; G. Shuffler-B
B-17. Daybreak in Dixie2:44
Recording Date:1957-11-15
Composer:Ralph Stanley-Carter Stanley
Place:Nashville, TN
Master:14800
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Benny Martin-f; Howdy Forrester-f; Bill Napier-m; Curley Lambert-bs
B-18. If that's the way you feel2:27
Recording Date:1957-11-15
Composer:Ralph Stanley-Peggy Stanley Bland
Place:Nashville, TN
Master:14801
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Benny Martin-f; Howdy Forrester-f; Bill Napier-m; Roy Wiggins-steel; Curley Lambert-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B
B-19. A life of sorrow2:31
Recording Date:1957-11-15
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:RCA Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:14802
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Benny Martin-f; Howdy Forrester-f; Bill Napier-m; Roy Wiggins-steel; Curley Lambert-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B
B-20. I'd rather be forgotten2:15
Recording Date:1957-11-15
Composer:E.P. Williams
Place:Nashville, TN
Master:14803
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Benny Martin-f; Howdy Forrester-f; Bill Napier-m; Roy Wiggins-steel; Curley Lambert-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B
B-21. The flood3:07
Recording Date:1957-02
Composer:Carter Stanley-Ralph Stanley
Place:WCYB Radio Station, Bristol, VA
Master:14944
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; George Shuffler-m; Chubby Wise-f; Red Malone-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; Chubby Wise-B
B-22. No school bus in Heaven2:42
Recording Date:1958-02
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:WCYB Radio Station, Bristol, VA
Master:16342
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Curley King-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; Ralph Mayo-B
B-23. Maple on the hill
Composer:Ralph Stanley
Place:Unknown
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; rest unknown
Vocals:C. Stanley-L
B-24. Little Maggie
Recording Date:?
Composer:Ralph Stanley-Carter Stanley
Place:Unknown
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; rest unknown