Clinch Mountain Echo

The Stanley Brothers - Sacred Songs

(Collectors Classics CCLP-20) 1984


Sacred Songs
Rear Cover

This is a German reissue/repackage of Hymns And Sacred Songs, the Stanley's second album for King and their first all gospel release. See that entry for further details.

Nowadays the featured material is probably best found on The Early Starday/King Years, 1958-1961 4xCD box set.

 

For detailed information on these songs / sessions, check Gary B. Reid's The Music Of The Stanley Brothers book, pages 94-95 and 140-141.

Track:
Title:
Time:
Date:
Original Release:
Guitar:
Banjo:
Fiddle:
Mandolin:
Bass:
A-1
How Can We Thank Him For What He Has Done
02:30
10 Feb 1959
King 5197 Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Chubby Anthony
Al Elliot
George Shuffler

Ruby Rakes
A-2
My Lord's Gonna Set Me Free
02:01
11 Feb 1959
Hymns And Sacred Songs Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Chubby Anthony
Al Elliot
George Shuffler

Ruby Rakes
A-3
I'll Meet You In Church Sunday Morning
03:05
10 Feb 1959
Hymns And Sacred Songs Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Chubby Anthony
Al Elliot
George Shuffler

Bill Monroe
A-4
Wings Of Angels
02:22
11 Feb 1959
Hymns And Sacred Songs Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Chubby Anthony
Al Elliot
George Shuffler

Ruby Rakes
A-5
White Dove
03:02
10 Feb 1959
King 5233 Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Chubby Anthony
Al Elliot
George Shuffler

C. Stanley
A-6
That Home Far Away
02:08
11 Feb 1959
King 5197 Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Chubby Anthony
Al Elliot
George Shuffler

Ruby Rakes
B-1
The Angel Of Death
03:11
11 Feb 1959
Hymns And Sacred Songs Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Chubby Anthony
Al Elliot
George Shuffler

Ruby Rakes
B-2
Old Daniel Prayed
02:26
10 Feb 1959
Hymns And Sacred Songs Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Chubby Anthony
Al Elliot
George Shuffler

G.T. Speer
B-3
He Said If I Be Lifted Up
02:29
10 Feb 1959
Hymns And Sacred Songs Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Chubby Anthony
Al Elliot
George Shuffler

Charles H. Pace
B-4
Are You Afraid To Die
02:54
10 Feb 1959
Hymns And Sacred Songs Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Chubby Anthony
Al Elliot
George Shuffler

Ira Louvin / Charlie Louvin / Eddie Hill
B-5
Mother's Footsteps Guide Me On
02:01
10 Feb 1959
King 5233 Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Chubby Anthony
Al Elliot
George Shuffler

Ruby Rakes
B-6
This Wicked Path Of Sin
02:42
10 Feb 1959
Hymns And Sacred Songs Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Chubby Anthony
Al Elliot
George Shuffler

Bill Monroe

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