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The Complete Columbia Stanley Brothers

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Download links and information about The Complete Columbia Stanley Brothers by The Stanley Brothers. This album was released in 1996 and it belongs to Rock, Country genres. It contains 22 tracks with total duration of 59:08 minutes.

Artist: The Stanley Brothers
Release date: 1996
Genre: Rock, Country
Tracks: 22
Duration: 59:08
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. A Vision of Mother 2:57
2. The White Dove (featuring The Clinch Mountain Boys) 3:11
3. Gathering Flowers for the Master's Bouquet 2:47
4. Angels Are Singing (In Heaven Tonight) 3:01
5. It's Never Too Late to Start Over 2:30
6. Have You Someone (In Heaven Waiting) 2:40
7. Little Glass of Wine 2:56
8. Let Me Be Your Friend 2:41
9. We'll Be Sweethearts In Heaven 2:36
10. I Love No One But You 2:35
11. Too Late to Cry 2:57
12. The Old Home (featuring Unknown) 2:17
13. The Drunkard's Hell (featuring The Clinch Mountain Boys) 2:35
14. The Fields Have Turned Brown (78rpm Version) 2:30
15. Hey! Hey! Hey! 2:40
16. The Lonesome River (featuring The Clinch Mountain Boys) 2:42
17. I'm A Man of Constant Sorrow 2:55
18. Pretty Polly 2:48
19. A Life of Sorrow 2:41
20. Sweetest Love 2:20
21. The Wandering Boy 2:30
22. Let's Part the Best of Friends 2:19

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The Stanley Brothers, along with The Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers, and The Blue Sky Boys, were amongst a handful of seminal performers whose recordings would come to define Country music in the twentieth century. They hailed from McClure Virginia, nestled amongst the gorgeous Clinch Mountains whose inhospitable ridges and valleys served as home to countless early country performers. Though the Stanley Brothers cut their first records in the mid ‘40s for the tiny Rich-R-Tone records, the material they would cut for Columbia in the late forties and early fifties, collected here on the exhaustive Complete Columbia Stanley Brothers would introduce them to a wider audience, and these tracks are now remembered as their crowning achievement. Tunes like “Pretty Polly,” “We’ll Be Sweethearts In Heaven,” and “Man Of Constant Sorrow” feature sweet harmonies, claw hammer picked Banjos, and keening country figures, and are amongst the most beloved and most often covered tunes in the classic Country songbook. These recordings are an essential part of any serious collection of Country music.