Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys
About Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys
Ralph Stanley is a banjo player, singer, and songwriter from Dickenson County, Virginia. He has been in the music business for over 55 years, has performed on more than 170 albums, tapes, and CDs. Ralph Stanley originally performed as one half of the “Stanley Brothers” with his older guitar-playing brother, Carter Stanley. The Clinch Mountain Boys, a group of musicians drawn from Virginia, Tennessee, and Kentucky, were the Stanley Brothers’ backing band. After Carter’s death in 1966, Ralph reformed the Clinch Mountain Boys and began again to tour and record. Read more about Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys on Last.fm.