Tag: Ralph Stanley

More from Delaware Valley ’14

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s another batch of fine photos Frank Baker took at the 2014 Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival.

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Lonesome and Then Some… Larry Sparks

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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When did you first hear the music of Larry Sparks? That seems like a good question to ponder as we consider his latest album, Lonesome and Then Some… A Classic 50th Celebration. For me it was 40 years ago, sometime in 1974 after the release of […]

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Bluegrass murals popping up in Nashville

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
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When you travel to Berry Hill in Tennessee, you may walk away unsure if you had visited a city or a neighborhood. In truth, it’s both, as Berry Hill is an independently-chartered city in Davidson County which is also part of Nashville’s consolidated metro government. They maintain […]

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Another honor for Dr. Ralph

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Ralph Stanley has picked up another honor to go with his many others. On top of a pair of honorary doctorates, including one this Spring from Yale University, and honors from the National Endowment for the Arts, Dr. Ralph can now add a fellowship with […]

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America-grass! – Your Essential 4th of July Playlist

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Happy Birthday America! 238 years ago, our founding fathers declared our independence from Great Britain and gave birth to a new nation. The land of the free and the home of the brave proved that a nation for the people and by the people could […]

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James Alan Shelton benefit concert this month

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Following the recent passing of James Alan Shelton, several of his friends and admirers in Kingsport, TN are putting on a benefit concert in his name. Monies raised will be donated to James’ widow, Greta Shelton, to assist with such medical bills as may remain outstanding. […]

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James Alan Shelton, RIP

| June 4, 2014 | 2 Comments
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Just a few months after the passing of his guitar hero George Shuffler, longtime Clinch Mountain Boy James Alan Shelton has passed away in Kingsport, TN. James had been diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer of the liver and pancreas just over a month ago. He […]

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Hills of Home 2014

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Our crack festival team of John Goad and Jessica Boggs attended the Ralph Stanley Hills Of Home festival on Smith Ridge near Coeburn, VA where the Stanley family has lived for many years. They captured lots of the fun – John with a video, and […]

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Photos from Gettysburg – Spring 2014

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here’s a first gallery of photos from Frank Baker, taken during last weekend’s wet-n-wild Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. Look for additional photos over the next few days.  

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Dr. Ralph – times two!

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Earlier today, the great Ralph Stanley accepted an honorary Doctor of Music degree from Yale University in New Haven, CT. This is actually the second time he has been so honored, having taken on the title of Dr. Ralph Stanley after receiving an honorary Doctorate of […]

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