Bluegrass Legend Host Bob Edwards talks with Herb Smith, director of a new documentary film on bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley. Stanley's high tenor harmonies and banjo-playing helped pioneer the genre, and even at the age of 75, he still tours regularly with his band, The Clinch Mountain Boys.
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Host Bob Edwards talks with Herb Smith, director of a new documentary film on bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley. Stanley's high tenor harmonies and banjo-playing helped pioneer the genre, and even at the age of 75, he still tours regularly with his band, The Clinch Mountain Boys.