All-time greatest hits

Stanley Brothers

Label:King KSCS 507
Release Date:2002-06
Format:A
Country:United States

Song Information:

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1. I'm a man of constant sorrow2:34
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Composer:Carter Stanley; Peer, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4350
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:R. Stanley-LV/TC; C. Stanley-LC; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
2. Don't cheat in our home town2:35
Recording Date:1963-09-17
Composer:R. Pennington-R. Marcum; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:11709
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; George Shuffler-g/bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
3. How mountain girls can love2:05
Recording Date:1958-09-30
Composer:Ruby Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4196
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Al Elliot-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B
4. Stone walls and steel bars2:05
Recording Date:1963-08-14
Composer:R. Pennington-R. Marcum; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:11680
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; George Shuffler-g; Ralph Mayo-f; Henry Dockery-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; R. Mayo-B; G. Shuffler-BS
5. Train 452:30
Recording Date:1958-10-01
Composer:Ruby Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4201
Instruments:Ralph Stanley-bj; Carter Stanley-g; Bill Napier-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Al Eliot-bs
6. Little Maggie2:44
Recording Date:1960-05
Composer:Stanley-York; Starday, BMI
Place:Magnum Studio, Jacksonville, FL
Master:3334
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-g; Ralph Mayo-f; Audie Webster-bs
Vocals:R. Stanley-L
7. Oh death2:55
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
8. Rank strangers2:53
Recording Date:1960-05
Composer:York; Starday, BMI
Place:Magnum Studio, Jacksonville, FL
Master:3338
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Ralph Mayo-g; Audie Webster-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B
9. 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-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; A. Elliot-T; R. Stanley-HB
10. Little birdie1:59
Recording Date:1963-01-29
Composer:Wade Mainer; Lonat, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:11415
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Vernon Derrick-bs
Vocals:R. Stanley-L
11. 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