Clinch Mountain Echo

The Stanley Brothers - On Radio, Vol. 2

(County CO-781) 1983


On Radio, Vol. 2
Rear Cover Side One Side Two

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Along with Vol. 1, this album features radio recordings the Stanley Brothers made for the "Jim Walter Jamboree" show, whilst they were based in Live Oak, Fl. Jim Walter had been running a business building "shell" homes since 1946[1] and sponsored The Stanley Brothers for a few years in the early 1960s, with a TV show and this syndicated radio show.

The programs aren't dated, but probably date from around March/April 1960.[2]

Like the 'Stanley Series' these albums are priceless, capturing the Stanley Brothers in fine form, and featuring the excellent Chubby Anthony, Ralph Mayo and Bill Napier. It's also interesting to hear Carter's ultra smooth emcee work, seemlessly working in plugs for 'Jim Walter's homes'.

In addition to the more familiar Stanley Brothers songs, Vol. 2 also includes versions of Uncle Pen, Heaven, Fire On The Mountain, Whoa Mule and He Will Set Your Fields On Fire which I don't think the Stanley Brothers otherwise recorded in the studio.

Both volumes have liner notes by Gary B. Reid and Penny Parsons. Cover Artwork features a painting by Karen Artis, who also did the cover and some photographs for Bob Artis' 1975 book 'Bluegrass'.

Vol. 1 and 'Vol. 2' have been reissued on one CD as On Radio, although there is some minor differences, with the closing theme's from Side 1 and opening theme's from Side 2 being omitted along with a small amount of dialogue. 'Vol. 2' also has an additional plug for 'Jim Walter's Homes' which isn't on the CD.

 

For more detailed breakdown and background to these radio shows, check Gary B. Reid's The Music Of The Stanley Brothers book, pages 106-107 and 144-146.

Track:
Title:
Time:
Date:
Original Source:
Guitar:
Banjo:
Fiddle:
Mandolin:
Bass:
Lead Guitar:
A-1
Theme
00:37
?? ??? 1960
WNER Live Oak, Fl. Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Chubby Anthony

George Shuffler
Bill Napier

C. Stanley / R. Stanley ?
A-2
Uncle Pen
02:18
?? ??? 1960
WNER Live Oak, Fl. Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Chubby Anthony

George Shuffler
Bill Napier

Bill Monroe
A-3
Little Glass Of Wine
03:27
?? ??? 1960
WNER Live Oak, Fl. Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Chubby Anthony

George Shuffler
Bill Napier

C. Stanley
A-4
Midnight Ramble
02:04
?? ??? 1960
WNER Live Oak, Fl. Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Chubby Anthony

George Shuffler
Bill Napier

Ruby Rakes
A-5
Heaven
02:41
?? ??? 1960
WNER Live Oak, Fl. Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Chubby Anthony

George Shuffler
Bill Napier

Boyd McSpadden / Helen McSpadden
A-6
Don't Go Out Tonight
02:35
?? ??? 1960
WNER Live Oak, Fl. Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Chubby Anthony

George Shuffler
Bill Napier

G.B. Grayson
A-7
Fire On The Mountain
00:57
?? ??? 1960
WNER Live Oak, Fl. Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Chubby Anthony


Bill Napier

P.D.
A-8
Theme
00:30
?? ??? 1960
WNER Live Oak, Fl. Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Chubby Anthony

George Shuffler
Bill Napier

C. Stanley / R. Stanley ?
B-1
Theme
00:37
?? ??? 1960
WNER Live Oak, Fl. Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Ralph Mayo


Bill Napier

C. Stanley / R. Stanley ?
B-2
Carolina Mountain Home
02:11
?? ??? 1960
WNER Live Oak, Fl. Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Ralph Mayo


Bill Napier

Len Wright / Estel Lee Scarborough
B-3
Mother No Longer Awaits Me At Home
02:39
?? ??? 1960
WNER Live Oak, Fl. Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Ralph Mayo


Bill Napier

R. Stanley / C. Stanley
B-4
He Will Set Your Fields On Fire
02:35
?? ??? 1960
WNER Live Oak, Fl. Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Ralph Mayo


Bill Napier

Clyde Moody / Chubby Wise
B-5
Big Tilda
01:54
?? ??? 1960
WNER Live Oak, Fl. Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Ralph Mayo


Bill Napier

R. Stanley
B-6
If We Never Meet Again
03:15
?? ??? 1960
WNER Live Oak, Fl. Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Ralph Mayo


Bill Napier

Albert E. Brumley
B-7
Whoa Mule
01:48
?? ??? 1960
WNER Live Oak, Fl. Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Ralph Mayo


Bill Napier

P.D.
B-8
Theme
00:35
?? ??? 1960
WNER Live Oak, Fl. Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Ralph Mayo


Bill Napier

C. Stanley / R. Stanley ?

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[2] see Vol. 1