The essential gospel masters

The Stanley Brothers

Label:Varese Sarabande 203 066 669 2
Release Date:2005-08-02
Format:CD
Country:United States
County Sales:#273
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Song Information:

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1. How can we thank Him for what He has done2:29
Recording Date:1959-02-10
Composer:Ruby Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4229
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-bj; Al Elliot-g; Chubby Anthony-f; George Shuffler-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B
2. White dove2:58
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-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; A. Elliot-T; R. Stanley-HB
3. My Lord's gonna set me free1:59
Recording Date:1959-02-11
Composer:Ruby Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4232
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Al Elliot-m; Chubby Anthony-f; George Shuffler-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B; G. Shuffler-BS
4. I'll meet you in church Sunday morning2:38
Recording Date:1959-02-10
Composer:Bill Monroe; Peer, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4226
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Al Elliot-m; Chubby Anthony-f; George Shuffler-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B; G. Shuffler-BS
5. He said if I be lifted up2:26
Recording Date:1959-02-10
Composer:Charles H. Pace; Stamps-Baxter, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4224
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Al Elliot-m; Chubby Anthony-f; George Shuffler-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B; G. Shuffler-BS
6. Wings of angels2:20
Recording Date:1959-02-11
Composer:Ruby Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4234
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Al Elliot-m; Chubby Anthony-f; George Shuffler-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B
7. Are you afraid to die2:49
Recording Date:1959-02-10
Composer:Louvin-Louvin-Hill; Acuff-Rose, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4227
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Al Elliot-m; Chubby Anthony-f; George Shuffler-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; C. Anthony-T; R. Stanley-HB
8. 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-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B; G. Shuffler-BS
9. This wicked path of sin2:38
Recording Date:1959-02-10
Composer:Bill Monroe; Peer, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4225
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Al Elliot-m; Chubby Anthony-f; George Shuffler-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B; G. Shuffler-BS
10. Mothers footsteps guide me on1:57
Recording Date:1959-02-10
Composer:Ruby Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4230
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Al Elliot-m; Chubby Anthony-f; George Shuffler-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B
11. When Jesus beckons me home2:06
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Composer:Odell McLeod; Acuff-Rose, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4358
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-sb
Vocals:R. Stanley-LV/TC; C. Stanley-LC; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
12. Purple robe2:36
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Composer:Odell McLeod; Acuff-Rose, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4357
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-sb
Vocals:R. Stanley-LV/TC; C. Stanley-LC; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
13. I'll not be a stranger3:04
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Composer:Traditional
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4354
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
14. Mother left me her Bible2:21
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Composer:Esco Hankins; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4352
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
15. Rock of ages2:48
Recording Date:1960-06
Composer:York; Starday, BMI
Place:Magnum Studio, Jacksonville, FL
Master:3340
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-g; Ralph Mayo-f; Audie Webster-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B; R. Mayo-BS
16. I saw the light2:10
Recording Date:1960-06
Composer:York; Starday, BMI
Place:Magnum Studio, Jacksonville, FL
Master:3341
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-g; Ralph Mayo-f; Audie Webster-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B; R. Mayo-BS
17. What a friend2:32
Recording Date:1960-06
Composer:York; Starday, BMI
Place:Magnum Studio, Jacksonville, FL
Master:3342
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-g; Ralph Mayo-f; Audie Webster-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B
18. I'm ready to go2:12
Recording Date:1960-06
Composer:York; Starday, BMI
Place:Magnum Studio, Jacksonville, FL
Master:3344
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Audie Webster-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B