#AprilCountry #GoodFriday , The Kneeling Drunkard’s Plea, The Louvin Brothers

They weren’t the Louvin Brothers, but unlike The Walker Brothers, they were actually brothers – Ira and Charlie Loudermilk. Charlie died in 2011, while Ira died in 1965 in a car wreck. Married four times, and notorious for drinking and his short temper, Ira certainly knew the dark side of things… more of which tomorrow. The Louvin’s music with its exquisite vocal harmonies can, at its best, capture something transcendent, “something far more deeply interfused”

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