This Saturday night at 6PM EST BluegrassRadio.org will be broadcasting a one hour radio special entitled Ralph Stanley: A Distant Land To Roam, Songs of the Carter Family. This is a special program that includes music from Stanley’s new CD by the same title, as well as an interview hosted by Carlene Carter. The show was produced by Paul Chuffo.
The interview focuses and how his life and music have been inspired by the Carter Family.
Carlene Carter guides us through this history of both Ralph Stanley and her own family. John Carter Cash, writer Billy Altman, and Aaron Davis (Executive Director of the Ralph Stanley Museum) also provide comments between Ralph Stanley”s new versions of these classic Carter Family songs.