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The Stanley Brothers - The Stanley Brothers

(Columbia Harmony HL-7291) Apr 1961


The Stanley Brothers
Rear Cover Side 1 Side 2

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This was the first album to appear featuring material from The Stanley Brothers years at Columbia. Apart from A Life Of Sorrow, all the tracks had previously been released on singles.

The 'Harmony' label was a budget imprint of Columbia, that specialised in reissued material.[1]

All 22 of the songs The Stanley Brothers recorded for Columbia can now be found on The Complete Columbia Stanley Brothers CD.

 

For detailed information on these songs / sessions, check Gary B. Reid's The Music Of The Stanley Brothers book, pages 23-30, 32-33, and 36-38.

Track:
Title:
Time:
Date:
Original Release:
Guitar:
Banjo:
Fiddle:
Mandolin:
Bass:
A-1
The White Dove
03:12
01 Mar 1949
Columbia 20577 Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Bobby Sumner
Pee Wee Lambert
James 'Jay' Hughes

C. Stanley
A-2
We'll Be Sweethearts In Heaven
02:37
20 Nov 1949
Columbia 20735 Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Les Woodie
Pee Wee Lambert
Ernest 'Ernie' Newton

C. Stanley
A-3
I Love No One But You
02:36
20 Nov 1949
Columbia 20697 Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Les Woodie
Pee Wee Lambert
Ernest 'Ernie' Newton

C. Stanley
A-4
The Drunkard's Hell
02:36
20 Nov 1949
Columbia 20735 Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Les Woodie
Pee Wee Lambert
Ernest 'Ernie' Newton

C. Stanley
A-5
The Lonesome River
02:43
03 Nov 1950
Columbia 20816 Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Les Woodie
Pee Wee Lambert
Ernest 'Ernie' Newton

C. Stanley
B-1
Pretty Polly
02:49
03 Nov 1950
Columbia 20770 Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Les Woodie
Pee Wee Lambert
Ernest 'Ernie' Newton

P.D.
B-2
A Life Of Sorrow
02:42
11 Apr 1952
The Stanley Brothers Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Art Wooten

George Shuffler

C. Stanley
B-3
Sweetest Love
02:21
11 Apr 1952
Columbia 20953 Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Art Wooten

George Shuffler

C. Stanley
B-4
Gathering Flowers For The Master's Bouquet
02:48
01 Mar 1949
Columbia 20577 Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Bobby Sumner
Pee Wee Lambert
James 'Jay' Hughes

M.E. Baumgardner
B-5
A Vision Of Mother
02:58
01 Mar 1949
Columbia 20647 Carter Stanley
Ralph Stanley
Bobby Sumner
Pee Wee Lambert
James 'Jay' Hughes

C. Stanley

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