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Lonesome melodies : the lives and music of the Stanley Brothers

Author: David W Johnson
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2013.
Series: American made music series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Carter and Ralph Stanley--the Stanley Brothers--are comparable to Bill Monroe and Flatt & Scruggs as important members of the earliest generation of bluegrass musicians. In this first biography of the brothers, author David W. Johnson documents that Carter (1925-1966) and Ralph (b. 1927) were equally important contributors to the tradition of old-time country music. Together from 1946 to 1966, the Stanley Brothers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Johnson, David W. (David William), 1946-
Lonesome melodies.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2013
(DLC) 2012029580
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David W Johnson
ISBN: 9781621030515 1621030512 1617036471 9781617036477
OCLC Number: 804146072
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 299 pages).
Series Title: American made music series.
Responsibility: David W. Johnson.

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Carter and Ralph Stanley - the Stanley Brothers - are comparable to Bill Monroe and Flatt & Scruggs as important members of the earliest generation of bluegrass musicians. In this first biography of  Read more...

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