Dr. Ralph Stanley admires the crafstmanship of Nathan Stanley’s mandolin, one of the first Stanley Tones produced by Hill Mandolins
Nothing moves me more than hearing the fine sounds of a good instrument in the
hands of a musician.
My grandson, Nathan, proudly plays one of the first Stanley Tones produced by
I like to think we are spreading our traditions from our hills to the rest of the world. We’re glad folks are listening!
—The Legendary Dr. Ralph Stanley
Hill Mandolins offers a special line of Stanley Tones, endorsed by the Legendary Dr. Ralph Stanley. Among many other honors, Dr. Stanley is the 2002 Grammy Award winner for Best Country Male Vocalist, and holds the Living Legend award from the Library of Congress. He lives in Dickenson County, Virginia, home of Hill Mandolins and of a rich musical heritage.