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Yale Awards Legendary Virginia Musician Honorary Doctorate

Yale Awards Legendary Virginia Musician Honorary Doctorate

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Ralph Stanley, who’s a Southwest Virginia bluegrass legend, has been awarded an honorary doctorate from Yale University.
Yale calls the 87-year-old Stanley “the patriarch of traditional mountain and bluegrass music” and applauds him for bringing his southwest Virginia musical roots to “the concert halls of the world.”

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