• A Life of Sorrow – a video vignette

    We've written several times of late about Gary Reid and his one-man show telling the life story of Carter Stanley, A Life of Sorrow – the Life and Times of Carter Stanley. Gary has spent several years writing the play,

  • Gary Reid is Carter Stanley

    Gary Reid has long had a reputation as a serious student of The Stanley Brothers. Having written the liner notes for several CD editions of Stanley music, both Carter and Ralph's and Ralph's alone, his name is closely associated with theirs. He's also

  • On This Day #23 – Carter Stanley passes

    On This Day ....... On December 1, 1966, Carter Stanley passed away in Bristol Memorial Hospital, Bristol, Tennessee. He was just 41 years old. Carter Stanley, guitarist and lead singer in the Stanley Brothers band, was born at Big Spraddle Creek, Dickenson

  • Songwriter Profile – Bob Amos

    Bob Amos is best known as the leader of the Front Range, a quartet formed in 1984 and based in the Denver and Fort Collins area, named after the eastern slopes of the Colorado Rockies. He was born the fourth of

  • The Outliers Fit In

    The Outliers, as the name of this North Carolina band might suggest, aren’t afraid to stray beyond the bounds of bluegrass for their self-titled debut CD. It’s evident in the song selection, especially on Shout – a pop hit for Tears

  • Crowe and Carter careers remembered on Truegrass

    Chris Jones, noted singer, songwriter, bandleader, radio personality and bluegrass humorist, has something special planned this week for his Sirius XM program, Truegrass. In advance of their mutual birthdays on August 27, Chris is highlighting the music of both Carter Stanley and

  • I’m Going Back To Old Kentucky #62

    From October 1, 2010 through to the end of September 2011, we will, each day, celebrate the life of Bill Monroe by sharing information about him and those people who are associated with his life and music career. This information

  • Carter Stanley remembered

    The 1st of December is a day we will long remember in bluegrass music. It's the date in 1966 when Carter Stanley passed away at only 41 years of age, at a time when he and his partner, brother Ralph