AVAP – 006 Appalachian Vinyl Archive Project

Artist: The Slone Family

Album: Ramblin’ Round with the Slone Family

Genre: Bluegrass

Release Date: 1975

The Slone Family of Hindman, Kentucky is a family group in the tradition of Bluegrass and Country family groups such as the Carters and Stonemans. Ray Slone, the father, plays mandolin; Carolyn, the oldest daughter, plays banjo; and Marcia, the younger daughter, plays guitar. They all sing with the feel of the music of their heritage.

Kenny Thacker, Ray Slone’s nephew, plays a solid bass.

On this album Doug Hutchens ably assists on guitar. Doug plays banjo for The Wilderness Road Show at Berea, Kentucky.