Discography and More
Albums Singles Compilations and
                  Duets Videos Songwriting, Etc. Awards

Songwriting Credits

Many of Marty's songwriting compositions have been recorded by other artists.
Song Title Artist
Don't Leave Her Lonely Too Long
The Grass Cats
I Run To You and Hearts Like Ours
Ricky Skaggs and Sharon White
Hear Jerusalem Calling
Elizabeth Cook
Farmer's Blues Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers
Sometimes The Pleasure's Worth The Pain Bill Emerson and Sweet Dixie
Eleven Cent Cotton Porter Wagoner
We Had It All Travis Tritt
Walking Through The Fire Smith, White and Fairchild
Forever; That Mountain Billy Bob Thornton
Crying Games Lester and Mike Armistead
Why Don't You Love Me Anymore The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band
I Believe In Love Dixie Chicks
Tortured, Tangled Hearts Dixie Chicks
Tomorrow Jerry and Tammy Sullivan
Tomorrow, Oh What A Silent Night,
Love's Not Everything
Melanie Renfro
LeRoy Troy's Rabbit Dog LeRoy Troy
Down The Dixie Line LeRoy Troy
Sailing Around The Moon LeRoy Troy
Hard Times Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time
Without A Word Sammy Shelor
Oh, What A Silent Night Bobby Hicks, Richie Simpkins, Melanie Renfro
Don't Leave Her Lonely Too Long Gary Allan
When The Sun Goes Down Mark Collie
It Only Hurts When I Laugh Jann Browne, Rick Trevino, Ronna Reeves
Twice The Speed of Sound Buck Owens
The Whiskey Ain't Workin' Travis Tritt
A Little Bit Of Love Wynonna
A Hundred Years From Now Travis Tritt
Honky Tonk Crowd Rick Trevino
You're Right, I'm Wrong George Strait, Bryan Austin
True Confessions Joy Lynn White
Hard Times and Misery Travis Tritt
I Still Do Wade Hayes
Get Up John Emmylou Harris, Jerry & Tammy Sullivan
Gypsies On The Run Marty Brown
Double Trouble Travis Tritt
Draggin' My Heart Around Travis Tritt and Patty Loveless
Sack Full of Stones Travis Tritt
Still Holding On Clint Black and Martina McBride
Takin' The Country Back John Anderson
The Heartbreak Kind Linda Ronstadt and Jon Randall
How Long Connie Smith
Lonesome Connie Smith
Hearts Like Ours Connie Smith
Love's Not Everything Connie Smith, Melanie Renfro
Just Let Me Know Connie Smith
Your Light Connie Smith
When It Comes To You Connie Smith
A Tale From Tahrarrie Connie Smith
Milk & Honey Pam Tillis

Marty has written an entire album of songs for The Chuck Wagon Gang. The project is entitled Meeting In Heaven: The Chuck Wagon Gang Sings The Songs Of Marty Stuart.
Shout It From The Rock Of Ages
Rest A Little While
His Love Will Lead Us On
Meeting In Heaven
Pray The Power Down
Lord, Lead Me On
A Friend In Need
The Gospel Plow
Marty has also written and co-written many gospel songs, mainly with Jerry Sullivan. These songs appear on albums by Jerry and Tammy Sullivan
Walking Through The Fire
When I Tell This World Goodbye
Praise the Lord For This Life I'm Living
Don't Let Me Fall
Oh Captain
Jesus Cares For Me
It'll Be Worth It All
Hear Jerusalem Calling
Church Keep Movin On
Every Step Every Mile
I Want To Go To Heaven
At The Feet Of God
Let Me Be A Witness
Darkness And Light
At The Feet of God
Get Up John
He Called My Name
Soldiers Of The Cross
The Gates Of Zion
Think About That Promise
When Jesus Passed By
Brand New Church
Gospel Plow
A Joyful Noise

Movie Soundtracks - Marty and scored and/or produced several soundtracks or songs for film.

Caught In The Act Made-for-TV movie. Aired on the Lifetime Channel on May 10, 2004
Waking Up in Reno Starring Billy Bob Thornton and Patrick Swayze. Had limited release in 2003
Daddy & Them Starring Billy Bob Thornton and Laura Dern. Marty was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for the soundtrack. Aired on Showtime in 2003
Yellow Bird Short film produced by Faye Dunaway. Scored the soundtrack. Aired on the Women's Entertainment Network in April 2002
The Hi-Lo Country Produced the soundtrack album. Movie was released in 1998


In 1999, Rutledge Hill Press published a book of Marty's photographs called Pilgrims: sinners, saints and prophets. The book sold out its first printing within two weeks. The book also features stories and prose written by Marty.
In 2007, Marty self-published Country Music: The Masters, featuring more than 300 pages of color and black and white photographs of the great country music performers, past and present, Marty has taken over the years. Chicago's Source Books released the book on November 11, 2008. The book includes an audio CD and video featuring Marty's tribute to Johnny Cash: "Dark Bird."
In 2014, the Frist Center for the Performing Arts published American Ballads: The Photographs of Marty Stuart featuring three distinct sections: The Masters, featuring photos of the legends of country music; Blue Line Hotshots, featuring photographs of interesting people Marty's met along the way; and Badlands featuring photographs of the Lakota tribe.


Marty wrote the music and lyrics for the play "Moon Shine!". The musical comedy was written by Mary Willard and is about three brothers who will inherit a large sum of money from their father provided they find three women to marry that are approved by the boys' mother (1997). The play, starring Mary's husband Fred, finally opened at the Grove Theater in Upland, California running from May 1 - 23, 2004. The play also opened in Chicago in August 2007.

Million-air Club

The Million-air Club is special recognition of a song achieving a million U.S. radio and TV performances. One million performances is the equivalent of approximately 50,000 broadcast hours, or more than 5.7 years of continuous airplay. Marty has a few songs in this exclusive and very special club. Recognition goes to the songwriter. * denotes songs written or co-written by Marty.
Now That's Country *
Burn Me Down
Hillbilly Rock
Little Things *
Tempted *
The Whiskey Ain't Workin' *
This One's Gonna Hurt You *

Record Producer

Marty wears the hat as Record Producer as well. In addition to co-producing his solo albums, he's also been involved in these projects.
Album/Song Artist
Johnny Cash - Gospel Singer (Part of the Bootleg Vol. IV: The Soul Of Truth album) Johnny Cash
Long Line Of Heartaches Connie Smith
Coal Kathy Mattea
Live From The Place Of Hope Jerry and Tammy Sullivan
Wagonmaster Porter Wagoner
The Christmas Guest Andy Griffith
Kindred Spirits: A Tribute To The Songs of Johnny Cash Dwight Yoakam, Rosanne Cash, Bob Dylan, Little Richard, Keb Mo', Travis Tritt, Hank Williams Jr., Bruce Springsteen, Charlie Robinson, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Sheryl Crow, Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Marty Stuart, Janette Carter, Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, Earl Scruggs, Darrin Vincent, and the Mudcats
Private Radio Billy Bob Thornton (2001) (the Rock and Roll Cowboys played on this one)
Waking Up in Reno Scored and produced the movie soundtrack (2001)
All The Pretty Horses Scored and produced the movie soundtrack (2000) (Nominated for a 2001 Golden Globe award for Best Original Score - Motion Picture)
Old Grey Mare LeRoy Troy (2001)
Lost In The Feeling Mark Chesnutt
Tomorrow Jerry and Tammy Sulllivan (1999)
Daddy And Them Scored and produced the movie soundtrack (1999)
The Hi-Lo Country Songs inspired by the movie of the same name. Various artists (1998)
Milk & Honey Pam Tillis (from the Prince of Egypt/Nashville soundtrack) (1998)
Connie Smith Connie Smith (1998)
Same Old Train Tribute To Tradition (Marty produced the final track on this album. This song features many of today's popular country music artists on a song that bridges traditional country music to today's new country music.) (1998)
Walking Through The Fire Jerry and Tammy Sullivan
At The Feet of God Jerry and Tammy Sullivan (Released in 1995, this album features wonderful inspirational music including original songs written by Marty and Jerry Sullivan. This album was nominated for a Grammy.)
A Joyful Noise Jerry and Tammy Sullivan (Released in 1991 by the Country Music Foundation, this album was highly acclaimed by the music critics.)
George Ducas George Ducas
Believe In Him Johnny Cash (1986 album of gospel music)

Acting Credits

If you know Marty, then you know music is his first love. The acting bug has not bit him yet, but he has made a couple of appearances on the TV and movie screens.

The Marty Stuart Show Airing on RFD-TV every Saturday night. Check out the recap and screenshots from each show.
Tom Sawyer Marty is the voice of Brother Ram in this animated movie set for this video released in the year 2000. Marty also performs on the soundtrack album. (1999)
The Hi-Lo Country Marty has a bit part in this movie and also produced several songs on a soundtrack of songs inspired by the movie. He performed "Smoke, Smoke, Smoke (That Cigarette)". (1999)
Fire Down Below Marty and his Rock & Roll Cowboy Band got to perform the song "Give Me Back My Heart" and Marty may have had one line of dialogue. The movie premiered in Nashville and starred Steven Seagal. (1997)
The Marty Party Specials Six Marty Party specials aired on TNN

Marty Party 1 - Wildhorse Saloon - Aired February 1, 1995
Guests were Merle Haggard, Pam Tillis, and David Ball

Marty Party II - Ryman Auditorium - Aired May 24, 1995
Guests were Travis Tritt, The Kentucky Headhutners, Vassar Clements, and Josh Graves

Marty Party III - Studio at Opryland - Aired September 27, 1995
Guests were Jerry Lee Lewis, Steve Earle, and The Mavericks

Marty Party IV - Studio at Opryland - Aired November 29, 1995
Guests were Johnny Cash, Alan Jackson, and Junior Brown

Marty Party V - Wildhorse Saloon - Aired June 25, 1996
Guests were Shelby Lynne, Lee Roy Parnell, and Delbert McClinton

Marty's Christmas Party - Aired December 10, 1996
Guests were Willie Nelson, Little Jimmy Dickens, and BR5-49

The Music Of The Wild West

Marty portrayed a miner in this TNN special that was conceived by singer John McEuen who starred in this unique story with his son Jonathan. Marty had a few lines of dialogue and was almost unrecognizable in his character. (1993)

TV and DVD Appearances

Because of Marty's complete knowledge of country music as well as his unique humor and easy-going personality, he was a frequent host/guest on The Nashville Network. He performs or presents on most of the awards shows and has made numerous appearances on late-night shows. Some of these appearances rerun occasionally, so be sure to watch if they do.

Late Night With David Letterman (CBS)
The Big Interview with Dan Rather (AXS)
2012 Charlie Louvin: Still Rattlin' The Devil's Cage (DVD) (limited edition documentary)
2010 American Masters - Merle Haggard (PBS)
2008 Buck Lake Ranch: Nashville of the North (DVD) [can be ordered for $19.95 here]
2008 Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison: Legacy Release (CD/DVD)
2008 A Country Bluegrass Homecoming - Vols. 1 and 2 (DVD)
2008 Warren Haynes Presents: The Benefit Concert Vol. 8 (from the 2006 Christmas Jam) (DVD)
2006 Steve Goodman Live From Austin City Limits (on DVD)
2005 American Revolutions: Country Comedy (CMT)
2005 100 Greatest Duets (CMT)
2005 In The Moment: Marty Stuart (CMT)
2004 Appalachians (PBS)
2004 Ryman: Mother Church of Country Music (NPT)
2004 Carter Family: An American Original (NPT)
2004 CMT Got Me In With The Band (CMT)
2004 Controversy (Episode: Murder They Wrote) (CMT)
2004 Waiting In The Wings: African Americans in Country Music (CMT)
2004 The Greatest: 40 Greatest Fashion Statements - Part 1 (CMT)
2004 Fabulous Life of Country Superstars (VH1)
2003 A Gospel Bluegrass Homecoming (PBS)
2003 Words and Music (News Channel 5+)
2003 Morning After: The 40 Greatest Drinking Songs of Country Music (CMT)
2003/04 Country Couples (CMT)
2003 Inside Fame - Dwight Yoakam (CMT)
2003 America's Voices: Celebrating Life (Travel Channel)
2003 Bluegrass Sound (CMT)
2003 Inside Fame - Marty Stuart (CMT)
2003 100 Great Songs Greatest Songs of Country Music (CMT)
2002 Kindred Spirits: A Tribute to the Songs of Johnny Cash (CMT)
2001 American Roots Music (PBS)
2001 Johnny Cash Anthology (PBS)
2000 The Grand Ole Opry 75th: A Celebration (CBS)
2000 Biography of The Grand Ole Opry: An American Tradition (A&E)
2000 Profile of Billy Bob Thornton (Bravo)
2000 Biography of Buck Owens (A&E)
1999 The Life and Times of Ricky Skaggs (TNN)
1999 The Life and Times of the Cash Family (TNN)
1999 The Life and Times of Gene Autry (TNN)
1999 The Life and Times of Connie Smith (TNN)
1999 All-Star Tribute to Johnny Cash (TNT)
1999 Biography of Sam Phillips (A&E)
1999 The Life and Times of Ralph Stanley (TNN)
1999 The History of Country Music (TNN)
1999 "A Century of Country" Moment (TNN) (Marty taped 13 segments)
1999 The Life and Times of Travis Tritt (TNN)
1998 5th Annual Evening of Country Greats (TNN)
1998 CMA 40th Anniversary Celebration (CBS)
1998 Oak Ridge Boys Live From Vegas (two shows) (TNN)
1998 The Life and Times of Pam Tillis (TNN)
1998 Biography of Hank Williams (A&E)
1998 TNN Birthday Bash (hosted with Katie Haas) (TNN)
1998 The Life and Times of Marty Stuart (TNN)
1998 Roger Miller Remembered (TNN)
1997 The Life and Times of Marty Robbins (TNN)
1997 4th Annual Evening of Country Greats (TNN)
1997 Politically Incorrect (ABC)
1997 Monday Night Concerts (TNN)
1997 Yesterday & Today: Fashion, Dance, and the Urban Cowboy (TNN)
1997 The Life and Times of Johnny Cash (TNN)
1997 The Life and Times of Roy Orbison (TNN)
1997 The Life and Times of Buck Owens (TNN)
1996 Marty Christmas Party (TNN)
1996 Christmas at Opryland (CBS)
1996 The Grand Ole Opry Musical Salute to Minnie Pearl
1996 3rd Annual Evening of Country Greats (TNN)
1996 America's Music: The Roots of Country (TBS)
1995 The Life and Times of Hank Williams, Sr. (TNN)
1995 Grand Ole Opry 70th Anniversary Celebration
1995 The Life and Times of Roy Acuff (TNN)
1995 TNN Music City News Country Awards (hosted) (TNN)
1995-96 Marty Party I, II, III, IV, V (TNN)
1995 2nd Annual Evening of Country Greats (TNN)
1995 The Road (TNN)
1995 Tootsie's Orchid Lounge - Where the Music Began (CBS)
1994 1st Annual Evening of Country Greats (TNN)
1994 CMT 1994 Video Countdown (hosted with Pam Tillis)
1994 The Legends of Country Music (TNN)
1994 Opryland's Country Christmas (CBS)
1994 Path To Stardom (TNN)
1994 George Jones: The Bradley Barn Sessions (TNN)
1994 The Roots of Country - Nashville Celebrates the Ryman (CBS/TNN)
1994 CMT Showcase Artist for April
1994 Merle Haggard: An American Story (TNN)
1994 The Best of Country (CBS)
1993 The Music of the Wild West (TNN)
1993 American Country Cowboys (hosted) (TNN)
1993 Bill Monroe: The Father of Bluegrass
1993 Country Connection (PBS)
1993 Music City News Songwriters Awards (hosted) (TNN)
1993 Willie Nelson Big Six-O (TNN)
1993 Travis Tritt: A Celebration
1993 A Country Music Celebration - 35th CMA Anniversary Special (CBS)
1992 No Hats Tour with Travis Tritt (Pay Per View)
1992 American Frontier Days (with Charlie Daniels) (TNN)
1991 Funny Business with Charlie Chase (TNN)
1991 Church Street Station (TNN)
1991 On Stage - Tempted album (TNN)
1990 Heart To Heart (TNN)
1990 On Stage - Hillbilly Rock album (TNN)

Other TV appearances for Marty include: Video Morning, Farm Aid, Hot Country Nights, VH-1, Entertainment Tonight, Hee Haw, Miller & Company, Video Magazine, Grand Ole Opry, hosted American Music Shop and Nashville Now, Austin City Limits, Crook & Chase, Music City Tonight, Good Morning America, The Today Show, Country Music Television (Showcase Artist, Face The Music, Hit Trip, Most Wanted Live), TNN/Music City News Country Awards, ACM Awards, CMA Awards, Grammy Awards, The Tonight Show, Mike & Maty, Video Album Hour, Ralph Emery Show, Prime Time Country, VH-1 U.S. & Europe, Late Show with David Letterman, Personal fX, Imus in the Morning, A Word on Words, Talk of The Town, CMT Insider, All Things Considered on National Public Radio.


Commercials which have featured Marty's singing or voice include: Fender Guitars (1998), Mazda Trucks (1996) Miller Beer (1993) and Go-Mart Convenience Stores (1992)


Previously unpublished photographs from Marty's collection appear in the 108-page book that accompanies a CD/DVD in the Hank Williams: The Complete Mother's Best Recordings.....Plus! released in 2010
An essay by Marty appears in The Oxford American Book Of Great Music Writings
Public service announcement for The National Association for Music Education for "Back To School" 2008 called Why Music?
Walk The Line: Extended Cut - Ring of Fire: The Passion of Johnny & June, running 11:27, with writers and artists Steve Pond, Alanna Nash, Bill Miller, John Carter Cash, Marty Stuart, Don and Harold Reid, Patrick Carr, Jason Fine, Jay Orr, Joaquin Phoenix, and Kris Kristofferson discussing the relationship between these two iconic music figures.
Opry Video Classics - Marty prefaces each of the eight DVDs and also hosts a 30-minute informercial
Marty wrote the album liner notes for: Freight Train Blues; Merle Haggard: The Bluegrass Sessions; Bobby Osborne: Bluegrass Melodies
Voice-overs for the Turner South Cable Network
Tennessee Oiler Blues (ESPN)
Photo on banner taken by Sherry Mattioli

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