Sings his favorites : now and then

Ralph Stanley

Label:No label No #
Release Date:2005
Format:CD
Country:United States

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1. How could I dream such a dream
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
2. Who was that beautiful woman
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
3. Rank strangers
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
4. Rocky island
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
5. The third man
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
6. Sweet Sally Brown
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
7. Room at the top of the stairs
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Nathan Stanley-m; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
8. White dove
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
9. Ring of the hammer
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
10. Shout little Luly
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
11. I am the man Thomas
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
12. Listen to the shepherd
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
13. Hemlocks and prim roses
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Nathan Stanley-m; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
14. Little glass of wine
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
15. In Heaven we'll never grow old
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
16. The vision
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
17. River underground
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
18. I'd be willing to run all the way
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
19. Old rail fence
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Nathan Stanley-m; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
20. Purple robe
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
21. Gloryland
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
22. Two coats
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
23. The lowest valley
Recording Date:2004
Composer:John Rigsby-L
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g/sb
24. Why should we start and fear to die
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g
25. Tribute to Dean Deel
Recording Date:2004
Place:Maggard Sound Studios, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-clawhammer bj; Ralph Stanley II-g; Jack Cooke-sb; John Rigsby-f/m; Steve Sparkman-bj; James Allen Shelton-lead g