Ralph Stanley

Bluegrass Music TV and Man-Do-Lin Productions are pleased to announce their association with producers of Bluegrass Country Soul, Inc. which will bring the legendary live recording on video to the Country Road TV Network and for the first time will make the music available for Bluegrass music fans and all music lovers of traditional music to enjoy on audio digital streaming via Syntax Creative.

Critically-acclaimed recording artist Nathan Stanley is excited for the release of his breathtaking new Country single, “Sandy Ridge Wind” (download and/or stream it HERE). Its lyrics reminisce on relatives of the iconic family who have passed, including the Dove winner’s Grandfather Dr. Ralph Stanley. It’s the lead single from a very special collection dropping this spring called Nathan Stanley Live!

Earlier this month the announcement was made for the Bluegrass Music TV (BGM-TV) partnership between video producer and record executive Sammy Passamano, III and Country & Bluegrass legend / video producer Ronnie Reno. 

It takes a hell of a lot to get me to brave the absolute sardine-pack that is a sold-out Ogden Theatre in Denver for 3 consecutive nights. There are very few bands that would warrant something like that but Billy Strings is up there at the top of the shortlist.  Over the course of a cold weekend in December, the city of Denver was lucky enough to get to take part in the only three-night run of Billy Strings’ fall tour.

Stanley Family Records is proud to announce the new self-titled album by Ralph Stanley II & The Clinch Mountain Boys made its debut at #10 on Billboard’s Top 15 Bluegrass Album Chart.  This is the first album release from the band since Ralph II took over the Clinch Mountain Boys band name last year per the wishes of his late father Dr. Ralph Stanley.  The band includes Clinch Mountain Boy John Rigsby on fiddle and mandolin, Alex Leach on banjo, Noah Brown on the upright bass, and Ralph Stanley II on the guitar.
Stanley Family Records is proud to announce a landmark new single, “Goin’ Round This World” by Ralph Stanley II & The Clinch Mountain Boys. The song appears on the band’s self-titled album releasing this summer. This is the first recording released since Ralph II honored his late father’s wishes by taking over the Clinch Mountain Boys band name last year after his passing.

Ralph Stanley, a patriarch of Appalachian music who with his brother Carter helped expand and popularize the genre that became known as bluegrass, died Thursday from difficulties with skin cancer. He was 89.

From honky-tonk angels to sinners and saints, the Muddy Roots Music Festival in Cookeville, TN had something for everyone and a whole lot for folks that love it all. Clearly defined genres were boldly represented and appreciated by loyal fans, and musicians that dwell in the indefinable world of music strutted their talents to equally adoring crowds. This is the 7th year for the fest located in the rolling hills if middle Tennessee.

Dr Ralph Stanley and His Clinch Mountain Boys | Orange Blossom Special | Boulder Theater

On a cold, snowy Friday night, the inimitable Dr. Ralph Stanley brought the heat to the Boulder Theater in his latest stop on his Man of Constant Sorrow Farewell Tour. Backed by the excellent Clinch Mountain Boys, Dr. Stanley sang some of his best-known songs along with the usual heaping of bluegrass standards made unique by him.

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