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Ralph Stanley

Label:Federal FED-CD 6528-2
Release Date:1997
Format:CD
Country:United States

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1. I'm a man of constant sorrowRalph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys
Recording Date:1974-03-10
Place:Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-bj; Roy Lee Centers-g; Ricky Lee-g; Curly Ray Cline-f; Jack Cooke-sb
2. Oh deathRalph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys 2:55
Recording Date:1964-04-01
Composer:John Reedy; Starday, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:11853
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Earl Taylor-m/harmonica; George Shuffler-g; Vernon McIntyre-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-L/T; B. Shuffler-B
3. Shout little LulieRalph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys 1:52
Recording Date:1963-08-13
Composer:Ralph Stanley; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:11677
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; George Shuffler-g; Ralph Mayo-f; Henry Dockery-bs
4. I only existRalph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys 3:19
Recording Date:1969-07-14
Composer:J. Stanley-J. Morris; Lois, BMI
Place:Starday Studios, Nashville, TN
Master:13136
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-bj; Larry Sparks-g; Jimmy Martin-g/m; Curly Ray Cline-f; Jim McCall-bs
5. Medicine SpringsRalph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys 2:41
Recording Date:1969-07-14
Composer:R. Stanley-Bill Grant; Lois, BMI
Place:Starday Studios, Nashville, TN
Master:13138
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-bj; Larry Sparks-g; Jimmy Martin-g/m; Curly Ray Cline-f; Jim McCall-bs
6. Going up home to live in green pasturesRalph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys 2:33
Recording Date:1968-02-21
Composer:R. Stanley
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:12577
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-bj; Melvin Goins-g; Larry Sparks-g; Curly Ray Cline-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:R. Stanley-V; L. Sparks-V
7. Hills of homeRalph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys 1:54
Recording Date:1969-07-15
Composer:Ralph Stanley-Wendy Smith; Lois, BMI
Place:Starday Studios, Nashville, TN
Master:13145
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-bj; Larry Sparks-g; Jimmy Martin-g/m; Curly Ray Cline-f; Jim McCall-bs
8. Little MaggieRalph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys 2:44
Recording Date:1960-05
Composer:Stanley-York; Starday, BMI
Place:Magnum Studio, Jacksonville, FL
Master:3334
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Richard Edward "Curley" Lambert-g; Ralph Mayo-f; Audie Webster-bs
Vocals:R. Stanley-L
9. Clinch Mountain backstepRalph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys 2:16
Recording Date:1958-10-01
Composer:Ruby Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4199
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Albert H. "Al" Elliot-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
10. Little birdieRalph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys 1:59
Recording Date:1963-01-29
Composer:Wade Mainer; Lonat, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:11415
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Richard Edward "Curley" Lambert-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Vernon Derrick-bs
Vocals:R. Stanley-L
11. Hemlock and primrosesRalph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys 3:01
Recording Date:1967-05-19
Composer:R. Stanley-L. Messer
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:12393
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-bj; Melvin Goins-g; Larry Sparks-g; Earl Taylor-m/harmonica; Curly Ray Cline-f; Jim McCall-bs
Vocals:R. Stanley-L
12. Little WillieRalph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys 2:36
Recording Date:1961-01-15
Composer:Arr. Ralph & Carter Stanley
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:10594
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Richard Edward "Curley" Lambert-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:R. Stanley-L