Entertainment RIP Dr Ralph Stanley

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  1. goldtopper

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    Original gangsta of bluegrass.
    Ralph embodied the "high lonesome" sound.
    He will be missed. Here is a very fitting song for his passing as he pleads with Death to give him more time on this earth.

     
  2. Mark Mayonnaise

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    Who
     
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    That was solid.

    :rip:

    Dont know if he is the older gentleman in this Aaron Lewis video, but has a similar voice.



    Theyll prolly play this when its Willie Nelson's time. :crying:

     
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    Dr. Ralph Stanley.
     
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    Did you ever see O brother where art thou? He sang the song in post 1 in it.
     
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    Was he a real medical doctor like Dr. John?
     
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    I liked the Man of Constant Sorrow song
     
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    Maybe, but I doubt it.
     
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    What a set of pipes. R.I.P.
     
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    Hopefully he's hanging out with Johnny Fratto and :etm: at the giant JFSC.tv in the sky!!
     
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    The old guy there is George Jones, deeper voice than Ralph, but he can go quite high too.
     
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    Ralph Stanley sang the original version of the song. Dan Cominski of Allison Krausse & Union Station sang the version in the movie.
     
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    Hah, just an honor due to his tenure.
     
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    Annnnnd-
    A friend of mine did the mandolin parts in quite a bit of that movie- Mike Compton is his name. Quite the player in the Monroe style.
     
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    Stone country music. :cool:
     
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    Holy shit that was cool.
     
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    Isn't that a song?
    Man, I get chills listening to that.
     
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    My favorite Ralph Stanley song.. Nobody else does "blam, blam, de, blam, blam" quite like Ralph does.

     
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