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Carter Stanley


Appreciated for forming The Stanley Brothers music duo along with his singer and banjo-player brother, Ralph Stanley, this twentieth-century vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter was among the founding fathers from the bluegrass genre. His best-known music include “The Areas Have Turned Dark brown” and “Light Dove.” One of is own first albums, The Stanley Brothers & the Clinch Hill Boys, was documented in the Cincinnati-based Ruler music label in the past due 1950s. His shifting arrangement from the folk tune “Guy of Regular Sorrow” was highlighted within the acclaimed 2000 film O Sibling, Where Artwork Thou? He and his sibling and musical collaborator, Ralph, had been born and elevated in Dickenson State in southwestern Virginia. Through the early 1950s, he used Costs Monroe’s Bluegrass Guys band.

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Full Name Carter Stanley
Date Of Birth August 27, 1925
Died December 1, 1966, Bristol, Tennessee, United States
Place Of Birth Virginia
Profession Country Singer
Nationality American
Children Jeanie Stanley
Parents Lee Stanley, Lucy Stanley
Siblings Ralph Stanley
Awards Country Music Association Award for Album of the Year
Nominations Country Music Association Award for Song of the Year
Movies Stanley Brothers and Doc Watson: Rainbow Quest
Star Sign Virgo

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The Marty Stuart Show2010-2012TV Series writer - 3 episodes
American Masters2005TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
O Brother, Where Art Thou?2000arranger: "I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow"

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