The Stanley Brothers

Don't Cheat in Our Hometown

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Coming from the same rural area of Virginia as the more famous Carter Family, Carter (lead vocals, guitar) and Ralph (heartstopping tenor harmonies, banjo) Stanley played traditional bluegrass as well as it has ever been played. Covering their 1958-65 work for Nashville's King/Starday Records, DON'T CHEAT IN OUR HOME TOWN opens with their classic title track and closes 25 perfect minutes later with the joyous "God Gave You To Me." In between come eight magnificent bluegrass classics, focusing on songs of love gone wrong, and occasionally even love gone right. This album is impossible to resist, for bluegrass fans and neophytes alike.

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