WorldCat Identities

Stanley, Ralph

Overview
Works: 419 works in 639 publications in 2 languages and 11,283 library holdings
Genres: Motion picture music  Bluegrass music  Biography  Gospel music  Concert films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Music  History  Folk music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Singer, Composer, Lyricist
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ralph Stanley
 
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Most widely held works by Ralph Stanley
O brother, where art thou? by T-Bone Burnett( Recording )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The enhanced portion contains a screensaver, links to Websites, and the ability to play the music through the computer
Down from the mountain by T-Bone Burnett( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary that captures a concert of traditional American music featuring the soundtrack artists of the Coen Brothers' film O brother, where art thou? Features behind-the-scenes encounters and performances including interviews, rehearsal, and concert segments
Songs of inspiration by Alabama (Musical group)( Recording )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award winning Country Music icons Alabama have taken to the studios to produce their first Gospel album. Included are 13 traditional and two new tracks by the band
Lost in the lonesome pines by Jim Lauderdale( Recording )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ralph Stanley by Ralph Stanley( Recording )

11 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divided & united : the songs of the Civil War( Recording )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of the Civil War are brought to life from both legends and rising stars in the worlds of country, bluegrass, folk, and beyond. Some of the artists featured include Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Vince Gill, Ralph Stanley, Taj Mahal, and more
Man of constant sorrow by Ralph Stanley( Recording )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley opens up about his expansive career as an old-time musician. Stanley grew up in the Virginia mountains and first learned music from his banjo-playing mother. He interrupted his musical career to farm for a short time, but soon returned to music with his brother Carter. Later in his career, Stanley gained popularity after being featured in the hit motion picture soundtrack for O Brother, Where Art Thou?
A distant land to roam : songs of the Carter family by Ralph Stanley( Recording )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very special acoustic Christmas( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clinch Mountain sweethearts by Ralph Stanley( Recording )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawless : original motion picture soundtrack( Recording )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lawless soundtrack includes original songs written by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis for the movie and performances by country legends Willie Nelson and Emmylou Harris along with grammy award winner Ralph Stanley and Mark Lanegan
Time-Life's treasury of bluegrass( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother's prayer by Ralph Stanley( Recording )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shine on by Ralph Stanley( Recording )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great high mountain by Ralph Stanley( )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bluegrass by Alison Krauss( Recording )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rough guide to bluegrass : Cold coal town( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bluegrass is the sound of the Appalachian Mountains. So connected is it, to the history and heart of its environment, that the music rings with an authentic soulful edge. Each song unfolds a story, typically told with bittersweet honesty and humor. Listen out for banjos, mandolins and violins, as well as bouncing rhythm sections, and powerfully expressive voices. This Rough Guide features some of the greatest contemporary bluegrass artists, from Ricky Skaggs to Kathy Mattea
Old-time pickin' : a clawhammer banjo collection by Ralph Stanley( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transamerica : original motion picture soundtrack( Recording )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O brother, where art thou?( Recording )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music from O Brother, Where Art Thou? was more than just a soundtrack, it propelled bluegrass, roots music, and Americana into the spotlight. Ten years later, the album has been expanded to include a second disc of previously unreleased recordings including cuts from Van Dyke Parks; Fairfield Four; and the Cox Family
 
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Audience level: 0.25 (from 0.15 for O brother, ... to 0.90 for Uncle Dave ...)

Alternative Names
Dr. Ralph Stanley

Ralph Stanley & Friends

Ralph Stanley americký hudebník

Ralph Stanley Amerikaans zanger

Ralph Stanley and Friends

Ralph Stanley cantant estatunidenc

Ralph Stanley cantante estadounidense

Ralph Stanley chanteur et banjoïste américain de bluegrass

Ralph Stanley musicista statunitense

Stanley, Dr. Ralph

Ραλφ Στάνλεϊ

Ральф Стэнли

ראלף סטנלי

ראלף סטנלי מוזיקאי אמריקאי

رالف استنلی

رالف ستانلي مغني أمريكي

ラルフ・スタンレー

拉尔夫·史坦利

Languages
English (116)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Traveling the high way home : Ralph Stanley and the world of traditional bluegrass musicThe banjo of Ralph StanleyContemporary musicians : profiles of the people in music