Traveling the High Way Home: Ralph Stanley and the World of Traditional Bluegrass Music


'A very enjoyable book...makes you feel that you are listening to the persons Wright interviewed talk about treasured memories.' -- Suzanne Denison, Bluegrass Breakdown
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'A very enjoyable book...makes you feel that you are listening to the persons Wright interviewed talk about treasured memories.' -- Suzanne Denison, Bluegrass Breakdown
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780252064784
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/1995
  • Series: Music in American Life Series
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The First Forty Years 1
2 J. E. Mainer 22
3 Ruby Rakes Eubanks 34
4 Benny Steele 39
5 Ralph Stanley 43
6 Joe Wilson 75
7 George Shuffler 88
8 Lester Woodie 99
9 Melvin Goins 107
10 Larry Sparks 117
11 Curly Ray Cline 123
12 Jack Cooke 134
13 Ron Thomason 141
14 Jack Lynch 160
15 Dick Freeland 169
16 Fay McGinnis 174
17 Revis T. Hall 188
18 Dale Braden 192
19 Frank Neat 208
20 Richard Underwood 218
21 Junior Blankenship 225
22 Charlie Sizemore 229
Notes on Sources 243
A Note on Recordings, 1967-86 247
Bibliography 259
Index 267
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