Friday, June 24, 2016

Ralph Stanley, R. I. P.

ABC News: Ralph Stanley, a patriarch of Appalachian music who with his brother Carter helped expand and popularize the genre that became known as bluegrass, died Thursday. He was 89.


Todd Mason said...

No fun, that. Though a long, productive, influential life.

Deb said...

I was just about to send you that link. The Coen brothers, whatever one might think of their movies, really exposed a whole new audience to Stanley (and other artists) with the soundtrack to "Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?"

Jerry House said...

Loved his music.