Dr. Ralph Stanley 1927-2016

Country Gentlemen Festival 1972

Keith Whitley, Ralph Stanley, Roy Lee Centers

Banjo Newsletter  Cover, August 2016

See the rest of my 1972 Country Gentlemen festival photos


Tributes to Ralph Stanley 

Callous Thumb: "Man of Constant Sorrow: Ralph Stanley"

Backup: "Ralph Stanley - Clinch Mountain Backstep" 

From the BNL Archives: Ralph Stanley

Berkshire Mountains Bluegrass Festival 1977

  Listen to Dr Ralph on stage

MoonShiner Magazine  Cover, August 2016

Berkshire Mountains Bluegrass Festival 1980  © 2013 Fred Robbins

Clinch Mountain Boys: Curly Ray Cline, Junior Blankenship, Dr. Ralph Stanley,
Ralph Mayo (hidden), Charlie Sizemore, Jack Cooke

Above photo used on inside cover of  2011 Rounder release...

Banjo Workshop 1980

  Listen to the workshop

  Listen to Dr. Ralph On Stage
See the rest of my Berkshire festival photos

Birthplace of Country Music Museum 2014  © 2014 Fred Robbins

2014 - My photo on permanent display in the instrument gallery area of the Birthplace of Country Music Museum
to complement the text and instruments on display
Courtesy of the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, photograph by Neil Staples
Please try my...

to find all recordings of Ralph & Carter in my collection
by looking for: stanley

Thanks to Ivor Trueman



Updated June 1, 2017

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