Virginia music legend Ralph Stanley is still singing, touring and reeling in honors

Feb 12, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: TriCities.com

BOB BROWN/MEDIA GENERAL NEWS SERVICE - Ralph Stanley sits on the couch in the living room of the Stanley home outside of Coeburn, Va.

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josie w

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please give us a break, what a killer../
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thats just a dam shame some people just dont understand when its over!!! how sad

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Ralph really hurt his self when he went out and betrayed the coal workers by kissing up to the unions and obama in Lebanon. He lost my ear and many others who used to go see him and had a lot of respect for him.
josie w

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never liked him and never will nor his son which is trying to ride on his coatail. way to overrated. dont give a shit what u all think. your opinion is no better than mine his ass cant sing an music sucks.
The Baron

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The old man needs to hang it up. And his son has NO talent. What a loser the son is.

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No, what's sad is that people are picking on an old man who can still sing and play better than most people on Topix.
The Baron

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Galax-y-Inquire wrote:
No, what's sad is that people are picking on an old man who can still sing and play better than most people on Topix.
Thats your opinion friend.
a mouth full

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Lifeisgoodtoday wrote:
Ralph really hurt his self when he went out and betrayed the coal workers by kissing up to the unions and obama in Lebanon. He lost my ear and many others who used to go see him and had a lot of respect for him.
well this tells it straight up thank you !!we can callem big ralph and the obama boys!!
The Baron

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a mouth full wrote:
<quoted text>well this tells it straight up thank you !!we can callem big ralph and the obama boys!!
He lost my support when he supported Obama. Enough said.
josie w

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his dumass dont realize that the coal and strip miners probably made him his fortune until he went worldwide and politicing with these cutthroat politicians, thats killing the coalfields. he and his son can go to hell. he tries to sing that dumass song about daddys job or bucket or whatever the dumass fake thing says on the commeercial. what a crock..
josie w

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oh yeah the muesum out deadwood, which is a joke to trying to charge people 20 bucks to look a the shit he donate. clintwood is a joke like him with their parks and new hotel, that a real eyesore and waste of money for the taxpayers.
The Baron

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Clintwood and Dickinson County live on government handouts. Period. And let's all thank Bud Phillips for driving the natural gas industry out of Southwest Virginia. Bud blew it big time on this issue. It blew up in his face. And you people want him as a judge?
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Ralph Stanley is more talented than Newt Gingrich!ha,aha,ha.

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possom holler woman wrote:
Ralph Stanley is more talented than Newt Gingrich!ha,aha,ha.
True, And Newt never stabbed our friends and family in the back by kissing obama's ass as he closed down our jobs. ha ha ha .
possom holler woman

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Every time a camel f--ts in the Mid East..somebody's ready to blame Obama or Democrats!The country was in a recession when Obama was elected..may be "why" he won the election??
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Actually it's the truth. Ralph Stanley has contributed more to American culture/music than you will ever contribute to anything.
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<quoted text>Thats your opinion friend.

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possom holler woman wrote:
Every time a camel f--ts in the Mid East..somebody's ready to blame Obama or Democrats!The country was in a recession when Obama was elected..may be "why" he won the election??
Come out of the holler and get a job, you'll learn the truth soon enough. If not, it won't be long before they close the Coeburn Post office and we'll see how much you like that.
Arch Stanton

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And the country was in a recession when Reagan was elected too. Your point??
possom holler woman wrote:
Every time a camel f--ts in the Mid East..somebody's ready to blame Obama or Democrats!The country was in a recession when Obama was elected..may be "why" he won the election??
possom holler woman

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Arch Stanton wrote:
And the country was in a recession when Reagan was elected too. Your point??
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My point is -> why do some people keep blaming Presidnt Obama and Democrats for the recession??The country was in a recession before he took office!
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Lifeisgoodtoday wrote:
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Come out of the holler and get a job, you'll learn the truth soon enough. If not, it won't be long before they close the Coeburn Post office and we'll see how much you like that.
I don't get a welfare check..if that's what you are implying! Every time Republicans argue with a Democrat,they bring up Welfare and abortion??? A lot of people are just rich in ignorance and all Democrats don't support abortion! I know I don't!

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