The folk singer Ralph Stanley died at the age of 89. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Grammy Award-winning bluegrass artist known for his exceptional banjo playing.
He received his first banjo as a teenager and learned his clawhammer style of playing from his mother.
He is known in the world of bluegrass as Dr. Ralph Stanley due to being awarded an honorary Doctorate of Music from Lincoln Memorial University.
How did Ralph Stanley die?
Bluegrass hall of famer Ralph Stanley died Thursday night after a long bout with skin cancer, his grandson confirmed in a Facebook post. He was 89.
"I've done it all. I'm thankful and proud of what I've accomplished in my life. I hope to keep doing it."Ralph Stanley
"I believe in my music."Ralph Stanley
"The soundtrack of O Brother is the most publicity I've gotten. I don't feel that I have lost any of my old fans, but I have gained new ones."Ralph Stanley
"I would have quit before I went rock-n-roll. I know one way, and that's natural, and when I can't make it, I'll come home and stay. I believe in my music."Ralph Stanley
"I'm thankful that I have lived long enough to become a legend, and I hope I deserve it."Ralph Stanley