Traveling the High Way Home: Ralph Stanley and the World of Traditional Bluegrass Music (Music in American Life)
Traveling the High Way Home: Ralph Stanley and the World of Traditional Bluegrass Music (Music in American Life) by John Wright
Traveling the High Way Home: Ralph Stanley and the World of Traditional Bluegrass Music (Music in American Life) Author: John Wright
Title: Traveling the High Way Home: Ralph Stanley and the World of Traditional Bluegrass Music (Music in American Life)
ISBN: 025206478X
ISBN13: 978-0252064784
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Pages: 304 pages
Publisher: University of Illinois Press; Reissue edition (March 1, 1995)
Language: English
Category: Arts & Photography
Size PDF version: 1502 kb
Size EPUB version: 1676 kb
Subcategory: Music




This portrait describes and evaluates Ralph Stanley's more than 40-year career with his Clinch Mountain Boys. Wright also reveals how Stanley's life and music developed after the death of his brother, Carter. An appendix covers Stanley's prolific recording activity, including 45 albums over a 20-year period. 23 photos.