Died December 1, 1966.
A bluegrass music lead singer, songwriter, and rhythm guitar player. He formed the Stanley Brothers together with his brother Ralph. The Stanley Brothers are generally acknowledged as the first band after Bill Monroe & the Blue Grass Boys to play in the bluegrass genre. According to some historians, their recording of "Molly and Tenbrooks" (aka "The Racehorse Song") marked the beginning of bluegrass as a genre. In 1992 he was posthumously inducted into the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Honor.
Carter Stanley Discography
|HA-B 8355||Various||If I Lose Various - Country Music Hall Of Fame Vol.12 (LP, Mon)||London Records||HA-B 8355||UK||1968||Sell This Version|
|LS 3260/ 1-2, 6.28164||Various||If I Lose Various - Country Music Hall Of Fame Vol. 4 (2xLP, Comp, Gat)||London Records, London Records||LS 3260/ 1-2, 6.28164||Germany||1974||Sell This Version|
|SFW CD 40091||Various||Come All You Tenderhearted Various - There Is No Eye: Music For Photographs (CD, Comp)||Smithsonian Folkways||SFW CD 40091||US||2001||Sell This Version|