Stanley Brothers & The Clinch Mountain Boys 1953-59

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All Music Guide - Thom Owens
The Stanley Brothers & the Clinch Mountain Boys, 1953-1958 & 1959 is a double-disc containing everything the group recorded during the latter half of the '50s for Mercury, Starday, and King Records. These recordings are generally considered to be among their best work and this set is the only one to make complete sense of the recordings. All of the group's best moments, plus many forgotten but equally fine gems, are included on the collection, making it a comprehensive retrospective. Nevetheless, it also functions as a good, if rather lengthy, introduction to the Stanley Brothers, since it showcases the richness and depth in their music. In short, it's an essential ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Owens
The Stanley Brothers & the Clinch Mountain Boys, 1953-1958 & 1959 is a double-disc containing everything the group recorded during the latter half of the '50s for Mercury, Starday, and King Records. These recordings are generally considered to be among their best work and this set is the only one to make complete sense of the recordings. All of the group's best moments, plus many forgotten but equally fine gems, are included on the collection, making it a comprehensive retrospective. Nevetheless, it also functions as a good, if rather lengthy, introduction to the Stanley Brothers, since it showcases the richness and depth in their music. In short, it's an essential addition to any serious bluegrass collection.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/28/1994
  • Label: Imports
  • EAN: 4000127156815
  • Catalog Number: 15681
  • Sales rank: 109,465
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Stanley Brothers Primary Artist
Ralph Stanley Banjo, Baritone (Vocal), Tenor (Vocal), High Tenor Vocal
Benny Martin Fiddle
Lightnin' Chance Bass
Charlie Cline Guitar
Bill Lowe Bass, Mandolin, Bass (Vocal), Baritone (Vocal), Tenor (Vocal)
Bill Napier Mandolin
George Shuffler Bass, Mandolin, Baritone (Vocal), Tenor (Vocal)
Art Stamper Fiddle
Carter Stanley Guitar, Vocals, Baritone (Vocal), High Tenor Vocal
Joe Meadows Fiddle, Guitar, Bass (Vocal), Baritone (Vocal)
Jimmy Williams Mandolin
Doug Morris Bass
Alan Elliott Bass
Ralph Mayo Fiddle, Baritone (Vocal)
Technical Credits
Bill Monroe Composer
Ralph Stanley Composer
David Freeman Illustrations
Bob Jones Mastering
Gary B. Reid Liner Notes, Illustrations
R.A. Andreas Illustrations
Richard Weize Reissue Producer, Tape Research
Dave Samuelson Tape Research
Gerd Weiler Artwork
Sylke Lohmeyer Artwork
Little Robert Composer
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