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Stanley Brothers Discography

Stanley Brothers discography

Initially I wasn't going to include a Stanley Brothers discography, but now that the Song Search feature has been added, it's become pretty obvious that one is needed.

A few Stanley Brothers discographies have been attempted over the years, but Gary B. Reid's The Music Of The Stanley Brothers book is the definitive work, packed with information and it's also an excellent read.[1]

I've tried to use alternative sources wherever possible, principally reissue liner notes, online discographies and label listings. These all however, I think either directly or indirectly, make use of Gary's work, so I apologise in advance for any plagarism.

What follows is a bare-bones listing & as previously done with the Ralph Stanley discography, more detailed info on individual releases will be added in the coming weeks/months...

If you're new to The Stanley Brothers, I'd recommend checking out The Complete Mercury Recordings, The Complete Columbia Stanley Brothers, The Early Starday/King Years, 1958-1961 and The King Years, 1961-1965 CD compilations. These four releases contain all the main recordings by The Stanley Brothers, except for their early period, which is best covered by the Earliest Recordings: The Complete Rich-R-Tone 78s Rounder CD.

 

Click on any 'hyperlinked' release below to view more info. More albums will be added soon...

On any table, click on a 'Column Header' to sort by ID, Title, Label/Cat No or Year... Clicking once will sort the table [A-Z] and twice will reverse sort as [Z-A].

 

Albums:

Including a couple of 'Split' albums with other artists, and compilations where there is a significant set of Stanley Brothers material.


# Title Label/Cat No Year
1
Country Pickin And Singin' (Compilation)
(Mercury MG-20349)
Sep 1958
2
The Stanley Brothers & The Clinch Mountain Boys
(King KLP-615)
Mar 1959
3
Hymns And Sacred Songs
(King KLP-645)
Oct 1959
4
Mountain Song Favorites
(Starday SLP-106)
Nov 1959
5
Sing Everybody's Country Favorites
(King KLP-690)
Jun 1960
6
For The Good People
(King KLP-698)
Aug 1960
7
Sacred Songs From The Hills
(Starday SLP-122)
Oct 1960
8
In Person
(King KLP-719)
Nov 1960
9
The Stanley Brothers (Compilation)
(Columbia Harmony HL-7291)
Apr 1961
10
Old Time Camp Meeting
(King KLP-750)
May 1961
11
Sing The Songs They Like Best
(King KLP-772)
Nov 1961
12
Award Winners At The Folk Song Festival
(King KLP-791)
Mar 1962
13
Good Old Camp Meeting Songs
(King KLP-805)
May 1962
14
Mountain Music Sound Of The Stanley Brothers
(Starday SLP-201)
Dec 1962
15
Folk Concert
(King KLP-834)
Mar 1963
16
Hard Times (Compilation)
(Mercury MG-20884)
Nov 1963
17
Country Folk Music Spotlight
(King KLP-864)
Dec 1963
18
The Best Of The Stanley Brothers (Compilation)
(London MH(L)-39)
1963
19
America's Finest Five-String Banjo Hootenanny
(King KLP-872)
Jan 1964
20
John's Gospel Quartet
(Wango LP-103)
c1964
21
Hymns Of The Cross
(King KLP-918)
Jul 1964
22
The Remarkable Stanley Brothers Play And Sing Bluegrass Songs For You
(King KLP-924)
Nov 1964
23
The Best Of The Stanley Brothers (Compilation)
(Odeon OR-7005)
1964
24
Blue Grass Special (Split Compilation)
(Stateside SR-8019)
c1964
25
John's Country Quartet
(Wango LP-104)
c1964/5
26
Their Original Recordings (Compilation)
(Melodeon MLP-7322)
Feb 1966
27
The Angels Are Singing (Compilation)
(Columbia Harmony HL-7377)
Jun 1966
28
John's Gospel Quartet
(Wango LP-105)
c1965/6
29
John's Gospel Quartet - Songs Of Mother And Home
(Wango LP-106)
c1965/6
30
A Collection Of Original Gospel And Sacred Songs
(King KLP-963)
cJun 1966
31
Jacob's Vision (Compilation)
(Starday SLP-384)
Oct 1966
32
Goes To Europe (Split)
(Rimrock RLP-200)
c1966
33
The Best Of The Stanley Brothers (Compilation)
(London SLH-46)
1966
34
The Famous Song Hits Of The Stanley Brothers (Compilation)
(Nashville NLP-2037)
Aug 1967
35
Bluegrass Gospel Favorites
(Cabin Creek CC-203)
1967
36
Sing The Best-Loved Sacred Songs Of Carter Stanley (Compilation)
(King KLP-1013)
1967
37
In Memory Of Carter Stanley: "An Empty Mansion"
(Rimrock RLP-153)
1967
38
A Beautiful Life
(Rimrock RLP-200)
c1967
39
How Far To Little Rock (Compilation)
(King KLP-1046)
May 1969
40
On Stage (Live Compilation)
(Seven Seas SR(M) 287-288)
1969
41
Sweeter Than The Flowers (Compilation)
(Nashville NLP-2078)
Apr 1970
42
The Legendary Stanley Brothers Recorded Live, Vol. 1 (Live Compilation)
(Rebel SLP-1487)
1970
43
The Legendary Stanley Brothers Recorded Live, Vol. 2 (Live Compilation)
(Rebel SLP-1495)
1970
44
Rank Strangers (Compilation)
(Nashville NLP-2112)
Apr 1970
45
Stanley Brothers (Compilation)
(London SLC(M)-344)
1971
46
Together For The Last Time (Live Compilation)
(Joy 10329)
1971
47
The Stanley Brothers & The Clinch Mountain Boys (Compilation)
(Mercury SFL 9085-6)
1971
48
The Stanley Brothers (Compilation)
(Collectors Classics CC1)
May 1972
49
The Stanley Brothers (Compilation)
(Collectors Classics CC2)
1973
50
Stanley Brothers Of Virginia, Vol. 1: That Little Old Country Church House
(County CO-738)
1973
51
Stanley Brothers Of Virginia, Vol. 2: Long Journey Home
(County CO-739)
1973
52
The Stanley Brothers And The Clinch Mountain Boys (Compilation)
(Mercury FDX9059-60)
1974
53
The Best Of The Stanley Brothers (Compilation)
(London GT-6006)
1974
54
Stanley Brothers Of Virginia, Vol. 4
(County CO-754)
1976
55
On The Air
(Wango LP-115)
1976
56
Recorded 1956-57 (Compilation)
(Collectors Classics CC LP 7)
1976
57
The Stanley Brothers Vol. 1 (Compilation)
(CBS/Sony 20AP-13)
1976
58
The Stanley Brothers Vol. 2 (Compilation)
(CBS/Sony 20AP-14)
1976
59
The Best Of... (Compilation)
(Gusto/Starday SLP-953)
1976
60
Stanley Brothers Of Virginia, Vol. 3: Uncloudy Day
(County CO-753)
1977
61
Vintage Years Vol. 1 (Compilation)
(Collectors Classics CC LP 11)
1977
62
Vintage Years Vol. 2 (Compilation)
(Collectors Classics CC LP 12)
1977
63
16 Greatest Hits (Compilation)
(Gusto SD-3003)
1978
64
20 Bluegrass Originals (Compilation)
(Gusto GD-5026)
1978
65
16 Greatest Gospel Hits (Compilation)
(Gusto GT-0016)
1978
66
Columbia Sessions Vol. 1 (Compilation)
(Rounder ROU-55-09)
1980
67
I Saw The Light (Compilation)
(Gusto GT-0062)
1980
68
The Stanley Brothers (Compilation)
(Gusto/Starday SK5-732)
1980
69
Shadows Of The Past (Live Compilation)
(Copper Creek CCLP-0101)
1981
70
Old Country Church (Compilation)
(Gusto GT-0084)
1981
71
Vintage Years 1954 - 1956 (Compilation)
(Collectors Classics CC-16)
1981
72
Vintage Years (Compilation)
(Collectors Classics CC-17)
1981
73
Columbia Sessions Vol. 2 (Compilation)
(Rounder ROU-55-10)
1982
74
Stanley Series, Vol. 1 No. 1 (Live)
(Copper Creek CCSS-V1N1)
Jun 1982
75
Stanley Series, Vol. 1 No. 2 (Live)
(Copper Creek CCSS-V1N2)
Sep 1982
76
Stanley Series, Vol. 1 No. 3 (Live)
(Copper Creek CCSS-V1N3)
Dec 1982
77
Collectors Edition, Vol. 1 (Compilation)
(Gusto GT-0103)
1983
78
Collectors Edition, Vol. 2 (Compilation)
(Gusto GT-0104)
1983
79
Collectors Edition, Vol. 3 (Compilation)
(Gusto GT-0105)
1983
80
Collectors Edition, Vol. 4 (Compilation)
(Gusto GT-0106)
1983
81
Collectors Edition, Vol. 5 (Compilation)
(Gusto GT-0107)
1983
82
Collectors Edition, Vol. 6 (Compilation)
(Gusto GT-0108)
1983
83
On Radio, Vol. 1
(County CO-780)
1983
84
On Radio, Vol. 2
(County CO-781)
1983
85
Stanley Series, Vol. 1 No. 4 (Live)
(Copper Creek CCSS-V1N4)
1984
86
Stanley Series, Vol. 2 No. 1 (Live)
(Copper Creek CCSS-V2N1)
1984
87
Stanley Series, Vol. 2 No. 2 (Live)
(Copper Creek CCSS-V2N2)
1984
88
Starday Sessions (Compilation)
(County CCS-106/7)
1984
89
Sacred Songs (Compilation)
(Collectors Classics CCLP-20)
1984
90
Stanley Brothers (Compilation)
(Richmond N5-2333)
1986
91
Stanley Series, Vol. 2 No. 3 (Live)
(Copper Creek CCSS-V2N3)
1986
92
Stanley Series, Vol. 2 No. 4 (Live)
(Copper Creek CCSS-V2N4)
1987
93
Stanley Series, Vol. 3 No. 1 (Live)
(Copper Creek CCSS-V3N1)
1987
94
Orange Blossom Special (Compilation)
(Mercury 32PD-236)
1987
95
The Stanley Brothers On WCYB Bristol
(Rebel REB-855)
1988
96
Stanley Series, Vol. 3 No. 2 (Live)
(Copper Creek CCSS-V3N2)
1989
97
4 CD Gospel Set (Compilation)
(Gusto BXS-3624)
1989
98
Live At Antioch College 1960 (Live)
(Vintage Collector's Club ZK-002)
c198?
99
Stanley Series, Vol. 3 No. 3 (Live)
(Copper Creek CCCD-3-3)
1990
100
On Radio
(Rebel REB-CD-1115)
1991
101
The Stanley Brothers & The Clinch Mountain Boys 1949-52 (Compilation)
(Bear BCD-15564)
1991
102
Stanley Series, Vol. 3 No. 4 (Live)
(Copper Creek CCCD-5512)
1992
103 The Early Starday/King Years, 1958-1961 (Compilation)
(King/Starday KBSCD-7000)
1993
104
The Stanley Brothers & The Clinch Mountain Boys 1953 - 1958 & 1959 (Compilation)
(Bear BCD-15681)
1993
105
Clinch Mountain Bluegrass (Live Compilation)
(Vanguard 77018)
1994
106
Angel Band: The Classic Mercury Recordings (Compilation)
(Mercury MERC-314-528-191-2)
1995
107
The Complete Columbia Stanley Brothers (Compilation)
(Columbia Legacy CK-53798)
Mar 1996
108
Stanley Series, Vol. 4 No. 1 (Live)
(Copper Creek CCCD-5513)
1996
109
Stanley Series, Vol. 4 No. 2 (Live)
(Copper Creek CCCD-5514?)
c1996
110
Earliest Recordings (Compilation)
(Revenant REV-203)
1997
111
Amazing Grace (Compilation)
(Gusto/King KSCD 5104)
1998
112
Hills Of Roan County (Compilation)
(Gusto/King KSCD 5106)
1998
113
Bluegrass Salvation: I'm Ready To Go (Compilation)
(Gusto/King KSCD 5109)
1998
114
Don't Cheat In Our Home Town (Compilation)
(Gusto/Starday 6512-2)
1998
115
Best Of The Best: Vintage Bluegrass (Compilation)
(Gusto/Federal FED-CD-6515-2)
1998
116
Best Of The Best: All Bluegrass All Gospel (Compilation)
(Gusto/Federal FED-CD-6522)
1998
117
I'll Meet You In Church Sunday Morning (Compilation)
(Gusto/King KSCD-5112)
1999
118
Berkeley, CA (Live)
(No Label No #)
199?
119
Complete Starday And King Instrumentals (Compilation)
(Gusto/King KSCD5121)
2000
120
Old Time Songs (Live in Studio)
(Stanleytone ST-5001)
2001
121
Riding That New River Train (Live)
(Stanleytone ST-5002)
2001
122
Folk Festival (Live)
(Stanleytone ST-5003)
2001
123
Precious Memories (Compilation)
(Gusto/King KSCD-1504)
2001
124
Too Late To Cry (Compilation)
(Catfish KATCD206)
2001
125
The Best Of The Stanley Brothers: The Millenium Collection (Compilation)
(Mercury MERC-088-170-222-2)
2002
126
I'm A Man Of Constant Sorrow (Compilation)
(Golden Stars GSS-5346)
2002
127
All Time Greatest Hits (Compilation)
(Gusto/King KSCD-0507)
2002
128
Echoes Of Clinch Mountain (Compilation)
(Country Stars CTS-55476)
2002
129
Best Of The Best: I'm A Man Of Constant Sorrow - O Death (Compilation)
(Gusto/Federal FED-CD-6560-2)
2002
130
The Complete Mercury Recordings (Compilation)
(Mercury MERC-B0000534-02)
2003
131
The King Years, 1961-1965 (Compilation)
(King KG-0950-2)
2003
132
Don't Cheat In Our Home Town: Bluegrass Is Timeless (Compilation)
(Gusto/King KG 0331-2)
2003
133
Lord I'm Coming Home: Bluegrass Is Timeless (Compilation)
(Gusto/King KG 0332-2)
2003
134
Bully Of The Town: Bluegrass Is Timeless (Compilation)
(Gusto/King KG 0333-2)
2003
135
Ridin' That Midnight Train: Bluegrass Is Timeless (Compilation)
(Gusto/King KG 0334-2)
2003
136
What A Friend We Have In Jesus: Bluegrass Is Timeless (Compilation)
(Gusto/King KG 0335-2)
2003
137
Amazing Grace: Bluegrass Is Timeless (Compilation)
(Gusto/King KG 0336-2)
2003
138
An Evening Long Ago (Live in Studio)
(Columbia CK-86747)
Mar 2004
139
Live At New River Ranch (Live)
(No Label No #)
c2004
140
Brown County Jamboree (Live)
(No Label No #)
2004
141
Songs Of The Carter Family (Compilation)
(Gusto/King KSCD 540)
c2004
142
Sing The Songs Of Bill Monroe (Compilation)
(Gusto GT-0547-2)
c2004
143
Choo Choo Coming (Compilation)
(Gusto GT-0558-2)
2004
144
The Essential Masters (Compilation)
(Varese Sarabande 203-066-609-2)
2004
145
Earliest Recordings: The Complete Rich-R-Tone 78s (Compilation)
(Rounder 11661-1110-2)
2004
146
The Essential Gospel Masters (Compilation)
(Varese Sarabande 203-066-669-2)
2005
147
Sweetest Love (Compilation)
(Country Stars CTS-55525)
2006
148
The Definitive Collection (1947 - 1966) (Compilation)
(Time Life B00007883-02)
2007
149
The Later King Years (Compilation)
(Ace CDCHD-1167)
2007
150
Songs Of Tragedy And Redemption (Compilation)
(Snapper/Complete Country SCOUNTCD001)
2011
151
Hymn (Compilation)
(Righteous PSALM 23:54)
2011
152
Eight Classic Albums (Compilation)
(Real Gone RGMCD009)
2013
153
I'm Ready To Go (Compilation)
(Gusto/Tee Vee TVC 0785)
2014
154
Valley View Park 1957 (Live)
(Stanley Family Records SFR-002)
2017
[1] Also issued in Japan (Mercury SM-7120) 1958 and UK (Polydor 623 024) 1963. Reissued in Japan (Mercury BT-8006) 1975 and the UK (Stetson HAT-3125) 19??.
[2] Reissued in the UK (Polydor 623 024) 1963 and in the US (Gusto/King K615) 197? and in Japan (Gusto-Starday VIP 5044). Reissued on CD (Gusto/King KCD-615) 1988.
[3] Reissued in Japan (King VIP 5045) 19?? and on CD (Gusto/King KCD-645) 1988.
[4] Also issued in the UK (Melodisc MLP 12-118) 196? and reissued (Nashville NLP 2014) Aug. 1964.
[5] Also issued in Japan (Angel HV-1111) 19?? and reissued (Gusto K-690) 1986.
[6] Reissued (Gusto SK-698) 19??.
[7] Also issued in the UK (Melodisc MLP-12-122) 1961 and reissued on CD (Gusto/King 0122) 1988
[8] Reissued (Power-Pak PO-273) 1975 and in Canada (Birchmount BM 786) 1976.
[10] Also issued in Canada (Regency LP 750) 196?. Reissued (Gusto K-750) c1975, in Japan (Gusto-Starday VIP 5067) 1978, on cassette (Hollywood HT-522) 1985 and in Canada (Birchmount BM 794) 1976.
[11] Also issued in Japan (King 5065) 19?? and reissued (Gusto SK 772) 1975.
[12] Reissued (Gusto SLP-791) 1975 and in Canada (Birchmount BM 794) 197?.
[13] Reissued (Gusto SK-805) 1976.
[15] Possibly also issued in Japan (London MJ 170) and reissued (Gusto SK-834) 197?.
[16] Reissued (Mercury MGW-12327/SRW-16327) July 1966 and in Japan (Mercury SM-7153) 19??.
[17] Reissued (Gusto SK-964) 1986.
{19] Reissued (Gusto?? ) 197? and as 'Banjo In The Hills' (Starday SK-872) 1977?.
[21] Reissued (Gusto/King K918) 197? and on CD (Gusto GT7-0635-2) 2008.
[22] Reissued (Old Homestead OHCS-323) 1986.
[24] is a split Japansese compilaiton LP featuring material by the Stanley Brothers and Don Reno & Red Smiley.
[30] Originally released as 'The Greatest Country & Western Show On Earth' (King K-963) in a different cover.
[31] Reissued in Japan (London SLH 98) 19??.
[32] is a split album with one side by The Stanley Brothers, and the other by Jackie & Larry Dickson. The Stanley Brothers material is also included on [38].
[33] is a Japanese compilation.
[36] Reissued (Pine Mountain PMR 1013) 19??.
[37] Reissued (Old Homestead OHCS-118) 1978 and on CD (Old Homestead OHCD-118) 1999 and CD-R (Old Homestead OHCD-118) 2008.
[38] Reissued as 'A Beautiful Life: Singing Pure As A Mountain Stream' (Old Homestead OHCS-119) 1978 and on CD (Old Homestead OHCD-119) 1999 and CD-R (Old Homestead OHCD-119) 2008.
[39] Reissued (Karussell Country 2345 008) 19??.
[40] Japanese double LP, partially reissued with much slightly better sound quality as [42] and [43].
[41] reissued on CD (Gusto/NA7 2046-2) 2008.
[42] Contains material from [40], but has slightly better sound quality.
[43] Contains material from [40], but has slightly better sound quality.
[46] Reissued with tracks in slightly different order, to equalise playing time on each side and therefore better sound quality. (Rebel SLP-1512) 1972.
[47] is a Japanese compilation.
[50] is a reissue of [29] and was also issued in the UK (Fundamental SAVE-27) 19??.
[51] is a reissue of [25] and was also issued in the UK (Fundamental SAVE-40) 19?? and reissued on CD (Rebel REB-CD-1110) 1990.
[52] is a Japanese compilation.
[53] is a Japanese compilation.
[54] is a reissue of [27].
[56] also issued in Canada (Jewel Recording Co. LPS-650) 19??.
[57] is a Japanese compilation.
[58] is a Japanese compilation.
[60] is a reissue of [20].
[61] is a German compilation.
[62] is a German compilation.
[63] reissued on CD (Hollywood HCD-133) 1987 and (Gusto/King KG 2001-2) 2004. The 2004 reissue substitutes I'm A Man Of Constant Sorrow with Don't Cheat In Our Hometown.
[64] reissued on CD (Deluxe DCD-7907) 1987.
[65] reissued on CD (Hollywood HCD-126) 1987 and (Gusto GT-2018-2) 200?.
[66] reissued on CD (Hollywood HCD-180) 1995.
[69] reissed on CD (Copper Creek CCCD-0101) 1996.
[70] is a partial reissue of [10] omitting two tracks. Reissued in the Netherlands on cassette (Gusto GT5-0084) 1986 and in the US on cassette (Hollywood HT-127) 1987 and CD (Hollywood HCD-127) 1992.
[86] reissued on CD (Copper Creek CCCD-5505) 1993.
[89] is a German reissue/repackage of [3].
[94] is a Japanese CD compilation.
[100] is a reissue of [82] and [83].
[101] is a German CD compilation.
[103] reissued (Gusto GT7-2207-2) 2011.
[104] is a German CD compilation.
[113] reissued (Gusto GT 0565-2) 2004.
[115] reissued (Gusto GT-0562-2) 2004.
[117] reissued (Gusto GT7-0569-2) 2004 with a different track order.
[124] is a UK CD compilation.
[126] 3xCD compilation from Portugal.
[131] reissued (Gusto GT7-2180-2) 2011.
[138] is a reissue of [116].
[147] is a UK CD compilation.
[149] is a UK CD compilation.
[150] is a UK CD compilation.
[151] is a UK CD compilation.
[152] is a UK CD compilation.

Selected V/A Compilation Appearances:

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This is some of the noteworthy compilation appearances, where there is unique material, or where a song has been released with an alternative title...

# Title Label/Cat No Year
1
V/A - Banjo In The Hills
(Starday SLP-104)
1959
2
V/A - Y'All Come - Have A Country Christmas
(Starday SLP-123)
Oct 1960
3
V/A - Mountain Folks Song Concert Bluegrass Style
(Palace M-720)
196?
4
V/A - Christmas Songs
(King KLP-811)
Nov 1962
5
V/A - Fire On The Strings
(Starday SLP-221)
Apr 1963
6
V/A - Friends Of Old Time Music
(Folkways FA-2390)
1964
7
V/A - The World Of Folk Music Starring Oscar Brand
(No Label #209)
1965
8
Stanley Brothers - Standin' In The Need Of Prayer
Clyde Moody - Didn't They Crucify My Lord
Don Reno & Bill Harrell - Sorry, I Never Knew You
Stanley Brothers - Amazing Grace
Don Reno & Bill Harrell - I'll Have A New Body
Don Reno & Bill Harrell - Pass Me Not

(Wango EP-107)
c1967
9
Don Reno & Bill Harrell - Campin' In Canaan's Land
Stanley Brothers - Someone's Last Day
Don Reno & Bill Harrell - Death Is Only A Dream
Don Reno & Bill Harrell - He Keeps Me Singing As I Go
Clyde Moody - Old Time Religion
Stanley Brothers - Hold Fast To The Right

(Wango EP-108)
c1967
10
Ray Davis - Father's Table Grace
Don Reno & Bill Harrell - Mom's Faded Old Sunbonnet
Stanley Brothers - I'll Fly Away/In The Sweet By And Bye
Ray Davis - Little Orphan Joe

(Wango EP-109)
c1967
11
Stanley Brothers - In The Pines
Stanley Brothers - Don't Let Your Sweet Love Die
Stanley Brothers - Little Maggie
Don Reno & Bill Harrell - Sunnyside Of The Mountain
Don Reno & Bill Harrell - Don't Let Your Deal Go Down
Don Reno & Bill Harrell - Darlin' Little Joe

(Wango EP-110)
c1967
12
V/A - 16 Gospel Hall Of Fame
(Rimrock RLP-1003)
c1967
13
V/A - The Audience Pleased: Live Recordings 1959-1975
(Oberlin Folk Music Club OCF-42-756)
1976
14
V/A - Virginia Traditions: Ballads From British Tradition
(Blue Ridge Institute BRI-002)
1978
15
V/A - Virginia Traditions: Native Virginia Ballads And Songs
(Blue Ridge Institute BRI-004)
1981
16
V/A - Live Again! WCYB Bristol Farm & Fun Time
(Rebel REB-854)
1988
17
V/A - Bluegrass Breakdown
(Vanguard VCD-77006)
1992
18
V/A - High Lonesome: The Story Of Bluegrass Music
(CMH CMHD-8007)
1994
19
V/A - Freight Train Special, Vol. 2
(Wango CD-102)
1996
20
V/A - Live Again! WYCB Bristol Farm & Fun Time
(Rebel REB-CD-2003)
1997
21
V/A - Memories Of Mother
(Wango CD-107)
1997
22
V/A - Little Old Country Church House
(Wango CD-108)
1997
23
V/A - Radio Series Vol. 1
(Wango CD-109)
1998
24
V/A - Radio Series Vol. 2
(Wango CD-110)
1998
25
V/A - Radio Series Vol. 3
(Wango CD-113)
2000
26
V/A - Radio Series Vol. 4
(Wango CD-114)
2000
27
V/A - Plum Pitiful, Vol. 1
(Wango CD-115)
2000
28
V/A - Plum Pitiful, Vol. 2
(Wango CD-116)
2000
29
V/A - Freight Trains Ride Again, Vol. 1
(Wango CD-117)
2000
30
V/A - Freight Trains Ride Again, Vol. 2
(Wango CD-118)
2000
31
V/A - Newport Folk Festival: Best Of Bluegrass 1959-66
(Vanguard 3VCD-187/89-2)
2001
32
V/A - It's Hymn Time, Vol. 1
(Wango CD-119)
2002
33
V/A - It's Hymn Time, Vol. 2
(Wango CD-120)
2002
34
V/A - Classic Bluegrass From Smithsonian Folkways
(Smithsonian Folkways SFWCD-40092)
2002
35
V/A - Radio Series Vol. 5
(Wango CD-125)
2005
36
V/A - Radio Series Vol. 6
(Wango CD-126)
2005
37
V/A - Radio Series Vol. 7
(Wango CD-127)
2005
38
V/A - More Music From The Florida Folklife Collection
(Florida Department of State Division of Library and Information Services 3710107928)
2005
39
V/A - Friends Of Old Time Music: The Folk Arrival, 1961-1963
(Smithsonian Folkways SFW-CD-40160)
2006
40
V/A - American Folk & Country Music Festival
(Bear BCD-16849 BK)
2007
[5] Also issued in the UK (London HA-B 8117) 1963.
[6] Reissued on CD-R (Smithsonian Folkways FA 2390) 2006.
[27] Reissued (Time Life M18998) 2004.

Singles / EPs:

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I don't expect these are in the correct order and I haven't yet attempted to sort the 'A' and 'B' sides out...

# Titles Label/Cat No Year
1
Mother No Longer Awaits Me At Home / The Girl Behind The Bar
(Rich-R-Tone RRT-420)
1947
2
The Little Glass Of Wine / Little Maggie
(Rich-R-Tone RRT-423)
c1948
3
Our Darling's Gone / The Jealous Lover
(Rich-R-Tone RRT-435)
c1948
4
Molly And Tenbrook / The Rambler's Blues
(Rich-R-Tone RRT-418)
1948
5
Death Is Only A Dream / I Can Tell You The Time
(Rich-R-Tone RRT-446)
c1949
6
The White Dove / Gathering Flowers For The Master's Bouquet
(Columbia 20577)
Apr 1949
7
Little Glass Of Wine / Let Me Be Your Friend
(Columbia 20590)
1949
8
The Angels Are Singing (In Heaven Tonight) / It's Never Too Late
(Columbia 20617)
1949
9
A Vision Of Mother / Have You Someone (In Heaven Awaiting)
(Columbia 20647)
1949
10
The Old Home / The Fields Have Turned Brown
(Columbia 20667)
1950
11
I Love No One But You / Too Late To Cry
(Columbia 20697)
1950
12
We'll Be Sweethearts In Heaven / The Drunkard's Hell
(Columbia 20735)
1950
13
Hey! Hey! Hey! / Pretty Polly
(Columbia 20770)
1950
14
The Lonesome River / I'm A Man Of Constant Sorrow
(Columbia 20816)
1951
15
Sweetest Love / The Wandering Boy
(Columbia 20953)
c May 1952
16
The Little Girl And The Dreadful Snake / Are You Waiting Just For Me
(Rich-R-Tone RRT-1055)
c1952
17
Little Glass Of Wine / Little Birdie
(Rich-R-Tone RRT-1056)
c1952
18
This Weary Heart You Stole Away / I'm Lonesome Without You
(Mercury 70217)
Sep 1953
19
(Say) Won't You Be Mine / Our Last Goodbye
(Mercury 70270)
Dec 1953
20
I Long To See The Old Folks / A Voice From On High
(Mercury 70340)
Apr 1954
21
Memories Of Mother / Could You Love Me (One More Time)
(Mercury 70400)
Jul 1954
22
Poison Lies / Dickson County Breakdown
(Mercury 70437)
Aug 1954
23
Blue Moon Of Kentucky / I Just Got Wise
(Mercury 70453)
Sep 1954
24
The White Dove / Gathering Flowers For The Master's Bouquet
(Columbia 54008)
1954
25
Calling From Heaven / Harbor Of Love
(Mercury 70483)
Nov 1954
26
I Worship You / Hard Times
(Mercury 70546)
Mar 1955
27
So Blue / You'd Better Get Right
(Mercury 70612)
Apr 1955
28
Orange Blossom Special / Lonesome And Blue
(Mercury 70663)
Aug 1955
29
Just A Little Talk With Jesus / I Hear My Savior Calling
(Mercury 70718)
Oct 1955
30
Nobody's Love Is Like Mine / Big Tilda
(Mercury 70789)
Feb 1956
31
Baby Girl / Say You'll Take Me Back
(Mercury 70886)
1956
32
The Flood / I'm Lost, I'll Never Find The Way
(Mercury 71064)
Feb 1957
33
The Cry From The Cross / Let Me Walk, Lord, By Your Side
(Mercury 71135)
Jun 1957
34
Fling Ding / Loving You Too Well
(Mercury-Starday 71207)
02 Oct 1957
35
Gathering Flowers For The Master's Bouquet / The White Dove //
The Fields Have Turned Brown / The Old Home

(Columbia Hall Of Fame B-2833) (PS)
1958
36
A Life Of Sorrow / I'd Rather Be Forgotten
(Mercury-Starday 71258)
Jan 1958
37
I'll Never Grow Tired Of You / No School Bus In Heaven
(Mercury 71302)
Apr 1958
38
Gonna Paint The Town / That Happy Night
(Starday 406)
Oct 1958
39
Holiday Pickin' / Christmas Is Near
(Starday 413)
Nov 1958
40
Train 45 / She's More To Be Pitied
(King 5155)
Oct 1958
41
Love Me Darlin' Just Tonight / Midnight Ramble
(King 5165)
1958
42
Keep A Memory / Mastertone March
(King 5180)
Feb 1959
43
How Can We Thank Him For What He Has Done / That Home Far Away
(King 5197)
Apr 1959
44
Memory Of Your Smile / Suwannee River Hoedown
(King 5210)
May 1959
45
Beneath The Maple (On The Hill) / Trust Each Other
(Starday 438)
Jun 1959
46
Beneath The Maple / Choo Choo Comin' //
Carolina Mountain Home / Trust Each Other
(PS)
(Starday SEP-107)
Jun 1959
47
White Dove / Mother's Footsteps Guide Me On
(King 5233)
Aug 1959
48
I'm A Man Of Constant Sorrow / How Mountain Girls Can Love
(King 5269)
Oct 1959
49
Another Night / Highway Of Regret
(Starday 466)
Nov 1959
50
Sunny Side Of The Mountain / Shenandoah Waltz
(King 5291)
Dec 1959
51
The Stanley Brothers and The Clinch Mountain Boys Vol. 1: (PS)
How Mountain Girls Can Love / Heaven Seemed So Near // Mastertone March / She's More To Be Pitied
(King EP-439)
c1959
52
The Stanley Brothers and The Clinch Mountain Boys Vol. 2: (PS)
Keep A Memory / Train 45 // Think Of What You've Done / Your Selfish Heart
(King EP-440)
c1959
53
The Stanley Brothers and The Clinch Mountain Boys Vol. 3: (PS)
Clinch Mountain Backstep / The Memory Of Your Smile // Love Me Darling Just Tonight / Midnight Ramble
(King EP-441)
c1959
54
Hymns And Sacred Songs Vol. 1: (PS)
How Can We Thank Him For What He Has Done / My Lord's Going To Set Me Free // Wings Of Angels / I'll Meet You In Church Sunday Morning

(King EP-455)
c1959
55
Hymns And Sacred Songs Vol. 2: (PS)
White Dove / That Home Far Away // The Angel Of Death / Daniel Prayed

(King EP-456)
c1959
56
Hymns And Sacred Songs Vol. 3: (PS)
He Said If I Be Lifted Up / Are You Afraid To Die // Mother's Footsteps Guide Me On / This Wicked Path Of Sin
(King EP-457)
c1959
57
How Far To Little Rock / Heaven Seemed So Near
(King 5306)
Jan 1960
58
When Jesus Beckons Me Home / Pass Me Not
(King 5313)
Feb 1960
59
A Few More Seasons / Where We'll Never Die //
In Heaven We'll Never Grow Old / Mother No Longer Awaits Me At Home
(PS)
(Starday SEP-123)
Mar 1960
60
Mountain Dew / Old Rattler
(King 5347)
May 1960
61
A Little At A Time / Ridn' That Midnight Train
(Starday 494)
May 1960
62
Sweeter Than The Flowers / Next Sunday, Darling, Is My Birthday
(King 5355)
May 30th 1960
63
Over In The Glory Land / Mother Left Me Her Bible
(King 5367)
Jun 1960
64
Finger Poppin' Time / Daybreak In Dixie
(King 5384)
Jul 1960
65
Rank Stranger / Gathering Flowers For The Master's Bouquet
(Starday 506)
Aug 1960
66
Little Maggie / God Gave You To Me
(Starday 522)
Oct 1960
67
Little Benny / Old Love Letters
(King 5415)
Oct 1960
68
For The Good People Vol. 1: (PS)
I'll Not Be A Stranger / Purple Robe // When Jesus Beckons Me Home / Pass Me Not
(King EP-461)
c1960
69
For The Good People Vol. 2: (PS)
Mother Left Me Her Bible / From The Manger To The Cross // Over In The Glory Land / My Main Trial Is Yet To Come
(King EP-462)
c1960
70
For The Good People Vol. 3: (PS)
Jordan / Lonely Tombs // Four Books In The Bible / Jacob's Vision
(King EP-463)
c1960
71
The Angel Of Death / Jordan
(King 5441)
Jan 1961
72
The Window Up Above / The Wild Side Of Life
(King 5460)
Jan 1961
73
Sweet Thing / Let Me Love You One More Time
(King S-7 1612)
c1961
74
Wildwood Flower / Little Benny
(King S-7 1613)
c1961
75
??? / ???
(King S-7 1614)
c1961
76
Finger Poppin' Time / It's Raining Here This Morning
(King S-7 1615)
c1961
77
How Mountain Girls Can Love / Daybreak In Dixie
(King S-7 1618)
c1961
78
If I Lose / Don't Go Out Tonight
(Starday 546)
Apr 1961
79
Village Church Yard / Little Bessie
(King 5494)
May 1961
80
I'd Worship You / I'll Take The Blame
(King 5518)
Jun 1961
81
There Is A Trap / Fast Express
(King 5557)
Sep 1961
82
Jacob's Vision / Thy Burdens Are Greater Than Mine
(King 5582)
Dec 1961
83
Carolina Mountain Home / A Few More Seasons
(Starday 565)
Dec 1961
84
In Person Vol. 1: (PS)
Suwannee River Hoedown / Daybreak In Dixie // Let Me Rest / Sweet Thing
(King EP-467)
c1961
85
In Person Vol. 2: (PS)
Little Bennie / Are You Tired Of Me Darling // I'm A Man Of Constant Sorrow / Let Me Love You One More Time
(King EP-468)
c1961
86
In Person Vol. 3: (PS)
Old Love Letters / It's Raining Here This Morning // Finger Poppin' Time / Wildwood Flower
(King EP-469)
c1961
87
Working On A Building / Campin' In Canaan Land // Little Bessie / Mother Called My Name In Prayer
(King EP-479)
c1961
88
My Sinful Past / Kneel At The Cross // Dying A Sinner's Death / A Few More Years
(King EP-480)
c1961
89
Folk Song Festival EP
(King KSS-7-791)
c Mar 1962
90
Come All Ye Tenderhearted / Choo Choo Comin'
(Starday 587)
Apr 1962
91
String, Eraser, And Blotter / Still Trying To Get To Little Rock
(King 5629)
Apr 1962
92
Ridin' That Midnight Train / If I Lose //
Little Maggie / Rank Stranger
(Starday SEP-184)
1962
93
Meet Me Tonight / Nobody's Business
(Blue Ridge 514)
1962
94
I'm Only Human / Keep Them Cold Icy Fingers Off Of Me
(King 5637)
May 1962
95
My Deceitful Heart / Drunkard's Dream
(King 5674)
Aug 1962
96
I Just Came From Your Wedding / Mama Don't Allow
(King 5688)
Aug 1962
97
Drinking From The Fountain / Who Will Sing For Me
(King 5708)
Nov 1962
98
Six Months Ain't Long / Old And In The Way
(King 5732)
Mar 1963
99
Memories Of Mother / Paul And Silas
(King 5754)
May 1963
100
He Went To Sleep And The Hogs Ate Him / Lips That Lie
(King 5763)
Aug 1963
101
Stone Walls And Steel Bars / Lonesome Night
(King 5809)
Sep 1963
102
I See Through You / Don't Cheat In Our Home Town
(King 5869)
Mar 1964
103
John Three-Sixteen / A Crown He Wore
(King 5902)
May 1964
104
I Just Stood There / Train 45
(King 5916)
Jul 1964
105
Bully Of The Town / How Bad Do I Feel
(King 5920)
Sep 1964
106
Shoutin' On The Hills Of Glory / He's Passing This Way
(King 5932)
Sep 1964
107
I'm Bound To Ride / Don't Step Over An Old Love
(King 5933)
Sep 1964
108
Five String Drag / Shout Little Lulie
(King 5934)
Sep 1964
109
How You've Tortured My Mind / Rollin' On Rubber Wheels
(King 6005)
Sep 1965
110
Standin' In The Need Of Prayer / (There's A) Sunny Side Of Life
(Wango 1783)
c1965/66
111
Life's Railway To Heaven / If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again //
What Would You Give In Exchange For Your Soul / Hold Fast To The Right
(Wango 1784)
c1965/66
112
The End Of The Road / Pray For The Boys
(King 6023)
Feb 1966
113
Prayer Of A Truck Driver's Son / Never Again
(King 6046)
Jul 1966
114
Soldier's Grave / Take Me Home
(King 6053)
Aug 1966
115
God's Highway / I Feel Like Going Home
(King 6059)
Oct 1966
116
Little Birdie / Whiskey
(King 6079)
Feb 1967
117
I Don't Want Your Rambling Letters / Hills Of Roan County
(King 6089)
Apr 1967
118
Long Journey Home / Going Down Town
(Jalyn 45-323)
c1967
119
I'll Just Go Away / Highway Ambush
(King 6236)
Dec 1969
[36] Original copies of the label show If That's The Way You Feel but the disc actually contains A Life Of Sorrow.
[57] Also issued in the UK (Parlophone 45-DP-556) 1960.
[118] Although some copies were credited to The Stanley Brothers, this is from Ralph's 1967 Jalyn sessions!
[119] The 'B' side, Highway Ambush is actually Midnight Ramble.

[1] See my review... In a nutshell, 'The Music Of The Stanley Brothers' book is a 'gold mine' of information and contains pretty much everything you could wish for broken down by recording session, with anecdotes/quotations, personnel and release details. If you haven't already got a copy, County Sales stock it, as well as the usual on-line mega corps and 'all good' book stores. There's also an e-book version too.