Carter Stanley

Carter Stanley

Real Name:
Carter Glen Stanley
Born August 27, 1925 in Big Spraddle Creek, Virginia.
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.
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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(HDCD, Comp, Dig) Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40091 US 2001 Sell This Version
SLP 9-451 Various Little Maggie Various - Country Music Memorial(2xLP, Comp) Starday Recording And Publishing Co., Inc. SLP 9-451 US Unknown Sell This Version