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Ralph Stanley bowing out of touring with 80-date tour

Jun 26, 2013 | 8:13pm EDT

Country music legend Ralph Stanley is to bow out of touring with a 14-month-long final trek, beginning in October (13). The 86-year-old Country Music Hall of Fame member will play his final show in December, 2014. The Man of Constant Sorrow Tour: The Dr.'s Farewell will kick off in North Carolina on 18 October and include over 80 shows. Stanley has been performing for 67 years - he started out as one half of the Stanley Brothers with his older sibling Carter, and went solo after his brother died in 1966.

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