The bluegrass legend will release his new album “Ralph Stanley & Friends: Man of Constant Sorrow” in January, and it’s loaded with special guests.
He’s already known as “Dr. Ralph Stanley,” after receiving honorary doctorate of music in 1976 from Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tenn. Now the 87-year-old bluegrass legend can add an honorary doctorate from Yale to his resume.
Leading off with the sound of hand claps and a slow, plunking banjo, the new single, ‘Better Dig Two’ from The Band Perry immediately steps into mournful, lonesome territory. But don’t get too comfortable . . .
Dierks Bentley, Zac Brown, Pistol Annies Among Country Artists Celebrating Record Store Day April 21
Record Store Day is an annual celebration of independent record stores across the country and around the world. Taking place Saturday, April 21, the day is marked by hundreds of special releases (on vinyl, CD, […]