The early Starday King years, 1958-1961

Stanley Brothers

Label:Gusto GT7 2207-3
Release Date:2011
Format:A
Country:United States

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A-1. Holiday pickin'2:05
Recording Date:1958-08
Composer:Ralph Stanley; Starday, BMI
Place:WCYB Radio Station, Bristol, VA
Master:2814
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Joe Meadows-f; Gene Meadows-g; Al Elliot-bs
A-2. Gonna paint the town2:23
Recording Date:1958-08
Composer:Ralph Stanley; Starday, BMI
Place:WCYB Radio Station, Bristol, VA
Master:2815
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Joe Meadows-f; Gene Meadows-g; Al Elliot-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B
A-3. That happy night2:10
Recording Date:1958-08
Composer:Ralph Stanley; Starday, BMI
Place:WCYB Radio Station, Bristol, VA
Master:2816
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Joe Meadows-f; Gene Meadows-g; Al Elliot-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-HB; A. Elliot-T
A-4. Christmas is near2:04
Recording Date:1958-08
Composer:Ralph Stanley; Starday, BMI
Place:WCYB Radio Station, Bristol, VA
Master:2817
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Joe Meadows-f; Gene Meadows-g; Al Elliot-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B
A-5. Love me darling, just tonight2:13
Recording Date:1958-09-30
Composer:Malone-Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4192
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Al Elliot-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-6. She's more to be pitied2:10
Recording Date:1958-09-30
Composer:Ruby Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4193
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Al Elliot-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-7. Heaven seemed so near2:08
Recording Date:1958-09-30
Composer:Rakes-Elliot; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4194
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
A-8. Your selfish heart2:15
Recording Date:1958-09-30
Composer:Rakes-Elliot; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4195
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
A-9. 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
A-10. The memory of your smile2:15
Recording Date:1958-09-30
Composer:Ruby Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4197
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
A-11. Mastertone march2:21
Recording Date:1958-10-01
Composer:Ruby Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4198
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Al Elliot-bs
A-12. Clinch Mountain backstep2:16
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; Al Elliot-bs
A-13. Midnight ramble2:04
Recording Date:1958-10-01
Composer:Ruby Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4200
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Al Elliot-bs
A-14. Train 452:30
Recording Date:1958-10-01
Composer:Ruby Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4201
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Al Elliot-bs
A-15. Think of what you've done2:05
Recording Date:1958-10-01
Composer:Carter Stanley; Acuff-Rose, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4202
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
A-16. Keep a memory2:39
Recording Date:1958-10-01
Composer:Carter Stanley; Acuff-Rose, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4203
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
A-17. 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-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B; G. Shuffler-BS
A-18. 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-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B; G. Shuffler-BS
A-19. 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-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B; G. Shuffler-BS
A-20. 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-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; C. Anthony-T; R. Stanley-HB
A-21. The 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
A-22. 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-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B
A-23. Mother's 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-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B
A-24. That home far away2:05
Recording Date:1959-02-11
Composer:Ruby Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4231
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Al Elliot-m; Chubby Anthony-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B; G. Shuffler-BS
A-25. 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-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B; G. Shuffler-BS
A-26. The angel of death3:03
Recording Date:1959-02-11
Composer:Ruby Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4233
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Al Elliot-m; Chubby Anthony-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B; G. Shuffler-BS
A-27. 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-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B
A-28. Suwanee River hoedown2:34
Recording Date:1959-02-11
Composer:Ruby Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4235
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Al Elliot-m; Chubby Anthony-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-1. Choo choo comin'2:30
Recording Date:1959-08
Composer:Newsome; Starday, BMI
Place:WNER Radio Station, Live Oak, FL
Master:2918
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Chubby Anthony-f; Al Elliot-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-2. Carolina mountain home2:15
Recording Date:1959-08
Composer:Wright-Scarborough; Starday, BMI
Place:WNER Radio Station, Live Oak, FL
Master:2919
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Chubby Anthony-f; Al Elliot-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-3. Trust each other2:20
Recording Date:1959-08
Composer:Ralph Stanley; Starday, BMI
Place:WNER Radio Station, Live Oak, FL
Master:2920
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Chubby Anthony-f; Al Elliot-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-4. Beneath the maple2:35
Recording Date:1959-08
Composer:Ralph Stanley-York; Starday, BMI
Place:WNER Radio Station, Live Oak, FL
Master:2921
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Chubby Anthony-f; Al Elliot-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-5. Highway of regret2:00
Recording Date:1959-08
Composer:R. Stanley-D. Anthony; Starday, BMI
Place:WNER Radio Station, Live Oak, FL
Master:2997
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Chubby Anthony-f; Al Elliot-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B
B-6. A little at a time2:15
Recording Date:1959-08
Composer:R. Stanley-M. Maloney; Starday, BMI
Place:WNER Radio Station, Live Oak, FL
Master:2998
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Chubby Anthony-f; Al Elliot-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-7. Another night2:45
Recording Date:1959-08
Composer:Adkins; Starday, BMI
Place:WNER Radio Station, Live Oak, FL
Master:2999
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Chubby Anthony-f; Al Elliot-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-8. Ridin' that midnight train2:00
Recording Date:1959-08
Composer:R.Stanley; Starday, BMI
Place:WNER Radio Station, Live Oak, FL
Master:3000
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Chubby Anthony-f; Al Elliot-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-9. Mountain dew2:40
Recording Date:1959-09-14
Composer:Scott Wiseman; Tannen, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4339
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
B-10. Sunny side of the mountain2:28
Recording Date:1959-09-14
Composer:McAuliff-Gregory; American, ASCAP
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4340
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-11. Tragic romance2:39
Recording Date:1959-09-14
Composer:Grandpa Jones; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4341
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-12. Shenandoah waltz2:17
Recording Date:1959-09-14
Composer:Moody-Wise; Acuff-Rose, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4342
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-13. Next Sunday, darling, is my birthday2:12
Recording Date:1959-09-14
Composer:Mann-Smith; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4343
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-14. Sweet thing2:42
Recording Date:1959-09-14
Composer:Buddy Starcher; Rialto, ASCAP
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4344
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-15. Sweeter than the flowers3:16
Recording Date:1959-09-14
Composer:Rouse-Burns-Mann; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4345
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
B-16. It's raining here this morning2:24
Recording Date:1959-09-14
Composer:Grandpa Jones; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4346
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; G. Shuffler-BS
B-17. Shackles and chains2:24
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Composer:Jimmy Davis; Peer, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4347
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
B-18. Weeping willow2:22
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Composer:Trad.
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4348
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
B-19. Old Rattler2:05
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Composer:Trad.
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4349
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
B-20. 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
B-21. My main trial is yet to come3:03
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Composer:Frank-King; Acuff-Rose, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4351
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
B-22. 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-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
B-23. Jacob's vision2:14
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Composer:Ruby Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4353
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
B-24. I'll not be a stranger3:04
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Composer:Trad.
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4354
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
B-25. From the manger to the cross2:24
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Composer:Odell McLeod; Acuff-Rose, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4355
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
C-1. Purple rose2:36
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-bs
Vocals:R. Stanley-LV/TC; C. Stanley-LC; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
C-2. 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-bs
Vocals:R. Stanley-LV/TC; C. Stanley-LC; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
C-3. Jordan2:01
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Composer:Gene Arnold; Forster, ASCAP
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4359
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
C-4. Pass me not2:35
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Composer:Crosby-Doane
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4360
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
C-5. Lonely tombs2:55
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Composer:Trad.
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4361
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
C-6. Over in the glory land2:28
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Composer:Trad.
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4362
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
C-7. How far to Little Rock2:36
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Composer:Ruby Rakes; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4363
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-bs
C-8. A few more seasons2:40
Recording Date:1960-02
Composer:R. Stanley; Starday, BMI
Place:WNER Radio Station, Live Oak, FL
Master:3139
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Johnnie Bonds-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B; R. Mayo-BS
C-9. Where we'll never die2:18
Recording Date:1960-02
Composer:R. Stanley-P. Stanley; Starday, BMI
Place:WNER Radio Station, Live Oak, FL
Master:3140
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Johnnie Bonds-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B
C-10. In Heaven we'll never grow old2:25
Recording Date:1960-02
Composer:York; Starday, BMI
Place:WNER Radio Station, Live Oak, FL
Master:3141
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Johnnie Bonds-bs
Vocals:R. Stanley-LV/TC; C. Stanley-LC; B. Napier-B; R. Mayo-BS
C-11. Mother no longer awaits me at home2:55
Recording Date:1960-02
Composer:R. Stanley; Starday, BMI
Place:WNER Radio Station, Live Oak, FL
Master:3142
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Johnnie Bonds-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
C-12. If I lose2:07
Recording Date:1960-05
Composer:R. Stanley; Starday, BMI
Place:Magnum Studio, Jacksonville, FL
Master:3333
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-g; Ralph Mayo-f; Audie Webster-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B
C-13. 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
C-14. God gave you to me2:05
Recording Date:1960-05
Composer:R. Stanley; Starday, BMI
Place:Magnum Studio, Jacksonville, FL
Master:3335
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-g; Ralph Mayo-f; Audie Webster-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B
C-15. Don't go out tonight2:53
Recording Date:1960-05
Composer:York; Golden State, BMI
Place:Magnum Studio, Jacksonville, FL
Master:3336
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-g; Ralph Mayo-f; Audie Webster-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
C-16. The darkest hour is just before dawn2:52
Recording Date:1960-05
Composer:R. Stanley; Starday, BMI
Place:Magnum Studio, Jacksonville, FL
Master:3337
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-g; Ralph Mayo-f; Audie Webster-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B
C-17. Rank stranger2:53
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
C-18. Let the church roll on2:07
Recording Date:1960-05
Composer:York; Starday, BMI
Place:Magnum Studio, Jacksonville, FL
Master:3339
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; R. Mayo-BS
C-19. Rock of ages2:48
Recording Date:1960-05
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-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B; R. Mayo-BS
C-20. I saw the light2:10
Recording Date:1960-05
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-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B; R. Mayo-BS
C-21. What a friend2:32
Recording Date:1960-05
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-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B
C-22. Gathering flowers for the Master's bouquet2:25
Recording Date:1960-05
Composer:York; Starday, BMI
Place:Magnum Studio, Jacksonville, FL
Master:3343
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-g; Ralph Mayo-f; Audie Webster-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
C-23. I'm ready to go2:12
Recording Date:1960-05
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-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B
D-1. Let me love you one more time2:02
Recording Date:1960-07-11
Composer:Ralph Stanley; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4737
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-lead g/bs; Vernon Derrick-f; George Shuffler-bs/lead g
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B
D-2. Little Bennie2:05
Recording Date:1960-07-11
Composer:Trad.
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4738
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-lead g/bs; Vernon Derrick-f; George Shuffler-bs/lead g
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B; G. Shuffler-BS
D-3. Old love letters2:30
Recording Date:1960-07-11
Composer:Stanley-Bence; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4739
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-lead g/bs; Vernon Derrick-f; George Shuffler-bs/lead g
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
D-4. Daybreak in Dixie2:08
Recording Date:1960-07-11
Composer:Ralph Stanley; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4740
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-lead g/bs; Vernon Derrick-f; George Shuffler-bs/lead g
D-5. Daybreak in Dixie (overdubbed version)2:08
Recording Date:1960-07-11
Composer:Ralph Stanley; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4740
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-lead g/bs; Vernon Derrick-f; George Shuffler-bs/lead g
D-6. Wildwood flower2:15
Recording Date:1960-07-11
Composer:Arr. The Carter Family
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4741
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-lead g/bs; Vernon Derrick-f; George Shuffler-bs/lead g
D-7. Let me rest1:57
Recording Date:1960-07-11
Composer:Ralph & Carter Stanley; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4742
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-lead g/bs; Vernon Derrick-f; George Shuffler-bs/lead g
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B
D-8. Are you tired of me, darling2:12
Recording Date:1960-07-11
Composer:Trad.
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4743
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-lead g/bs; Vernon Derrick-f; George Shuffler-bs/lead g
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B; G. Shuffler-BS
D-9. Finger poppin' time2:08
Recording Date:1960-07-11
Composer:Hank Ballard; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4744
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-lead g/bs; Vernon Derrick-f; George Shuffler-bs/lead g
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
D-10. Finger poppin' time (overdubbed version)2:08
Recording Date:1960-07-11
Composer:Hank Ballard; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4744
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-lead g/bs; Vernon Derrick-f; George Shuffler-bs/lead g
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
D-11. Rank stranger
Recording Date:1960-07-11
Composer:York; Starday, BMI
Place:Wayne Raney's, Cincinnati, OH
Master:Unreleased
Instruments:Curley Lambert-g; George Shuffler-bs
D-12. Come all ye tenderhearted3:15
Recording Date:1960-07-11
Composer:York; Starday, BMI
Place:Wayne Raney's, Cincinnati, OH
Master:3389
Instruments:Curley Lambert-g; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B; G. Shuffler-BS
D-13. Lover's quarrel2:42
Recording Date:1961-01-15
Composer:Ralph & Carter Stanley; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:10588
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
D-14. The story of the Lawson Family2:32
Recording Date:1961-01-15
Composer:Ralph & Carter Stanley; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:10589
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
D-15. Jenny Lynn2:04
Recording Date:1961-01-15
Composer:Ralph & Carter Stanley; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:10592
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
D-16. Little Willie2:36
Recording Date:1961-01-15
Composer:Arr. Ralph & Carter Stanley
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:10594
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:R. Stanley-L
D-17. Big Tilda1:57
Recording Date:1961-01-15
Composer:Ralph Stanley; Acuff-Rose, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:10595
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
D-18. Wild Bill Jones2:14
Recording Date:1961-01-15
Composer:Trad.
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:10596
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:R. Stanley-L
D-19. You're still to blame2:15
Recording Date:1961-01-16
Composer:Carter Stanley; Acuff-Rose, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:10597
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B
D-20. I'll take the blame2:05
Recording Date:1961-01-16
Composer:Carter Stanley; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:10598
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B
D-21. I'll just go away2:07
Recording Date:1961-01-16
Composer:Carter Stanley; Acuff-Rose, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:10599
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B
D-22. Steel guitar rag2:14
Recording Date:1961-01-16
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
D-23. I'd worship you2:15
Recording Date:1961-01-16
Composer:Ralph Stanley; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:10600
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
D-24. Just dreamin'2:45
Recording Date:1961-01-16
Composer:Carter Stanley; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:10601
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B
D-25. The drunken driver2:45
Recording Date:1961-01-16
Composer:Paul Westmoreland; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:10602
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:R. Stanley-L
D-26. Little Joe2:30
Recording Date:1961-01-16
Composer:Trad.
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:10603
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L
D-27. Handsome Molly2:13
Recording Date:1961-01-16
Composer:Trad.
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:10604
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L