Ralph Stanley to Release Carter Family Tribute

Ralph Stanley will release a tribute album to the Carter Family on May 30 on DMZ/Columbia Records. Titled Ralph Stanley: A Distant Land to Roam — Songs of the Carter Family, the album includes 13 lesser-known songs from the country music pioneers. Stanley is accompanied on the album by his band, the Clinch Mountain Boys, as well as singer-autoharpist Mike Seeger and bassist Dennis Crouch. T Bone Burnett served as executive producer on the album that was co-produced by Larry Ehrlich and Bob Neuwirth.