News Round Up: Ralph Stanley in the Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal’s Dave Shiflett covers (it’s not really a review) the  new autobiography of bluegrass legend Dr. Ralph Stanley, Man Of Constant Sorrow.  Shiflett details Stanley’s birth in Dickenson County, Va., his early sometime dangerous career playing alongside his older brother, Carter, and how a man named Elvis upended the country and bluegrass music industry with a new sound and led to a stall in Stanley’s career and to “….eating a lot of Vienna sausages.”  Stanley’s autobiography, Man Of Constant Sorrow, is available now.

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