Man of Constant Sorrow by Ralph Stanley audiobook

Man of Constant Sorrow: My Life and Times

By Ralph Stanley and Eddie Dean
Read by  Ed Sala

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18.75 Hours 1
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In Man of Constant Sorrow, Grammy Award winner Ralph Stanley opens up about his expansive career as an old-time musician. Stanley grew up in the Virginia mountains and first learned music from his banjo-playing mother. He interrupted his musical career to farm for a short time, but soon returned to music with his brother Carter. Later in his career, Stanley gained popularity after being featured in the hit motion picture soundtrack for O Brother,Where Art Thou?

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Summary

In Man of Constant Sorrow, Grammy Award winner Ralph Stanley opens up about his expansive career as an old-time musician. Stanley grew up in the Virginia mountains and first learned music from his banjo-playing mother. He interrupted his musical career to farm for a short time, but soon returned to music with his brother Carter. Later in his career, Stanley gained popularity after being featured in the hit motion picture soundtrack for O Brother,Where Art Thou?

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Editorial Reviews

“A delightful, outspoken surprise… An often tart yet affecting music memoir.” Kirkus (starred review)

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Author Bio: Ralph Stanley

Author Bio: Ralph Stanley

Ralph Stanley was born in 1927 in a corner of Virginia known as Big Spraddle Creek, a place where music echoed from the ridge tops, was belted out by workers in the fields, and resonated in the one-room country church where Ralph first found his voice.

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Author Bio: Eddie Dean

Author Bio: Eddie Dean

Eddie Dean is a writer specializing in bringing the memoirs of country music legends to life. He has written the biographies of Ralph Stanley and Ricky Skaggs.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 18.75
Audience: Adult
Language: English