Category Archives: Country Music

Clinch Mountain and all the Blue Ridge weeps tonight. Ralph Stanley has Flown West.

Bluegrass music legend Ralph Edmund Stanley, better known around here as Dr. Ralph Stanley, passed across to the Other Side today. Cause of death has been given as complications from skin cancer.  He was best known for his “high lonesome” … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop – The Sweetest Gift

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. 40 years ago, give or take, Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, and Emmylou Harris teamed up to sing “The Sweetest Gift”: —oooOooo– This is an open … Continue reading

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