Coeburn, VA. - A surprising, yet welcome new single drops this week from the forthcoming, all Gospel toned album, Lord Help Me Find the Way, for Ralph Stanley II & The Clinch Mountain Boys.
"Between Fathers and Sons" is a touching and emotional tribute to a father we all knew and loved, Dr. Ralph Stanley. Just in time for the Father's Day weekend, this new single, written by John Barlow Jarvis and Gary Tolbert Nicholson, is the perfect addition to the airwaves for any feel good playlist reflecting the importance and foundation of the love and lessons passed down "Between Fathers and Sons." Inside the liner notes of the soon to be released album, Ralph II writes:
"Dad, I know that you would be proud that I have made
a gospel CD because you really believed in Gospel music. I miss you and love you, and think of you every mile that I travel these days." -Ralph Stanley II,
April 17, 2019
The bluegrass community has watched with pride as Ralph II has lovingly cared for the musical heritage handed down to him by his very famous father, and continues to follow him and the Clinch Mountain Boys with loyalty and dedication.
Below is a video created for the occasion, showcasing some touching images from over the years, of Dr. Ralph and Ralph II on and off stage, as well as of the youngest Stanley's, Ralph II's children, Taylor Stanley (18) and Ralph Stanley III (13).