Stanley festival covered on has a nice feature up this morning about the recently concluded Ralph Stanley Memorial Festival, the 36th annual running of the event, also known as the Hills Of Home Festival. The story largely covers the Clinch Mountain Boys reunion that took place at the festival, with former members of both Ralph’s band and a number of former Stanley Brothers band members as well joining him on the stage. also has audio samples from the new Stanley CD, A Distant Land to Roam: Songs of the Carter Family, up on their site.

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John Lawless

John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. He continues in that capacity here, managing a strong team of columnists and correspondents.