Headwaters: Real Stories from Rural America

The Ralph Stanley Story

58:40 | #202 | TV-G

Explores Stanley's musical roots in the Clinch Mountains of Virginia, the early days of the Stanley Brothers, and Ralph's decision to continue on after the untimely death of brother Carter. Interviews with Stanley, former band members, and fellow musicians such as Patty Loveless and Dwight Yoakam are intercut with performance excerpts, including several with Larry Sparks and Ricky Skaggs at Skaggs' annual Hills of Home Bluegrass Festival.

Series Website

www.appalshop.org

Upcoming Airdates

  • KETKY: Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 7:00 AM ET / Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 6:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM ET / Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 9:00 AM CT

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  • KETKY: July 18, 2018 at 2:00 AM ET / July 18, 2018 at 1:00 AM CT
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  • KETKY: July 15, 2018 at 12:00 PM ET / July 15, 2018 at 11:00 AM CT
  • KETKY: July 15, 2018 at 12:00 AM ET / July 14, 2018 at 11:00 PM CT
  • KETKY: April 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM ET / April 21, 2018 at 9:00 AM CT
First Aired: June 9, 2003