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Classic Rewind: Ralph Stanley & Patty Loveless – ‘Pretty Polly’

4 responses to “Classic Rewind: Ralph Stanley & Patty Loveless – ‘Pretty Polly’

  1. Steve from Boston October 2, 2009 at 1:40 pm

    Great stuff Razor, This video is a perfect example why I keep saying that Patty Loveless is a great entertainer as well as an acomplished artist. She just has so much darn fun when she performs the stuff she loves.

    I love the way Patty holds the “knelt” note, and the good Dr. does a double take. There used to be an awesome Youtube up where Ralph shakes her by the shoulder while she’s holding that same note, and Patty continues perfectly unfazed. I swear, these two are like some kind of 19th century traveling medicine show or something sometimes.

    And here, I love the way she stands enraptured by Ralph Sanley’s voice, and plants one on his cheek at the end.

    This is just a great, great song, and a wonderful performance. Pretty Polly would make a great bonus track for MS II or better yet, the seed-core of a possible Mountain Soul III if we can be so blest. 😉

  2. bobby o January 6, 2011 at 9:36 pm

    this brought tears to my eyes 2 legends

  3. ledema messer thompson June 18, 2012 at 10:40 pm

    this is the best song i have ever heard i realy love it

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