Music You Don't Know You Like Yet
2006-06-23A Distant Land To Roam, the latest album featuring songs from the Carter family, Ralph Stanley delivers a less than mediocre job. Most of the songs sound a lot alike and there seems to be no emotion in Stanley’s voice. Picture Blue, from the film Old School, singing for 40+ minutes; this is what Stanley sounds like on this album. The songs are taken from the Carter family vault, and Stanley attempts to make them his own via his voice. I realize there are people out there that enjoy Ralph Stanley, however, no need to look any further then his last offering of songs from the Carter family, A Distant Land To Roam follows suit in a very similar, similar way.
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