Stuart To Join Universal South Roster

This appeared on - February 16, 2005

Country music icon, historian and artist Marty Stuart is in the process of signing with Universal South Records in a project development role that may include his own imprint, has learned. Some of the first projects he is expected to develop will be his own works.

Stuart, a member of the Grand Ole Opry, was most recently signed to Columbia Records, where he did two tours of duty interrupted by a long stint at MCA Nashville in the ’90s.

Among the non-mainstream projects Stuart is developing are a themed record about the Sioux tribe and a gospel CD.

Stuart is managed by Marc Dottore, who recently joined the company to head its new management division, Universal South Artists.

By Phillis Stark

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