• Dr. Ralph’s last hurrah?

    Ralph Stanley has been in the studio this month, working on a new album for Rebel Records, one which he has intimated may be his last. This will be an all-Gospel project, produced by his son Ralph Stanley II. Ralph is

  • Light In The Window II

    This column, containing brief reviews of recent CD releases by Richard Thompson, is published in the current (Spring 2009) edition of British Bluegrass News. As it is a lengthy piece, we have broken it into two parts, with the firt

  • Bluegrass radio in spades

    Today (1/16) is a banner day for finding choice bluegrass online. After the Mountain Heart and David Bromberg live set at noon on WDVX, there are three other opportunities on broadcast and online radio. At 1:00 p.m., Ralph Stanley II will

  • Ralph Stanley II is a Class Act

    Ralph Stanley II has just signed with Mike Drudge at Class Act Entertainment. Drudge will handle Stanley's concert booking exclusively. Known affectionately as "Two," Stanley is continuing to tour in support of his newest CD This One Is Two. The CD

  • Ralph Stanley II – This One Is II

    After performing for the past 15 years under the tutelage - and the shadow - of his famous father, Ralph Stanley II is ready to establish his own musical personality. He has a new CD due for release in September,

  • Lonesome Day signs Stanley II

    Lonesome Day Records has two new artists on the roster, both of whom will have new projects in the near future. Back in June, Brance reported that Larry Cordle's new project, Took Down and Put Up, would be released on Lonesome