Bluegrass Great Ralph Stanley Dead at 89

June 24, 2016 2:33 AM

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Bluegrass Great Ralph Stanley Dead at 89

Synonymous with Appalachian music, Stanley experienced a resurgence with his contributions to the 'O Brother, Where Art Thou' soundtrack

Ralph Stanley, a pioneer of bluegrass and Appalachian music, died today, June 23rd, following a battle with skin cancer. He was 89.

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