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Ralph Stanley

Dr. Ralph Stanley in 2011
Background information
Birth name Ralph Edmund Stanley
Also known as “Dr. Ralph Stanley”
Born (1927-02-25)February 25, 1927
McClure, Virginia, U.S.
Origin Big Spraddle Creek, Virginia, U.S.
Died June 23, 2016(2016-06-23) (aged 89)
Coeburn, Virginia, U.S.
Genres Bluegrass, old-time, folk
Occupation(s) Bluegrass musician
Instruments Banjo
Years active 1946–2016
Labels Columbia, Rebel
Associated acts Clinch Mountain Boys, Stanley Brothers
Website drralphstanleymusic.com

I've done it all. I'm thankful and proud of what I've accomplished in my life. I hope to keep doing it.
Ralph Stanley
The soundtrack of O Brother is the most publicity I've gotten. I don't feel that I have lost any of my old fans, but I have gained new ones.
Ralph Stanley
I believe in my music.
I don't listen to the radio too much, but usually I listen to Stanley Brothers and Ralph Stanley more than I do anybody!
Ralph Stanley
I'm thankful that I have lived long enough to become a legend, and I hope I deserve it.
Ralph Stanley
I would have quit before I went rock-n-roll. I know one way, and that's natural, and when I can't make it, I'll come home and stay. I believe in my music.
Ralph Stanley