|This appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - July 3, 2008|
Marty Stuart made the most of a disappointingly small crowd for his headlining show at a damp and chilly Potawatomi Bingo Casino Stage on Wednesday night.
Dressed in a rhinestone-studded white suit, Stuart and his three-piece Fabulous Superlatives band revved up with the rockabilly stomp of You Know It Aint Right. By the second song, Country Boy Rock n Roll, Stuart and guitarist Kenny Vaughan were trading solos and sharing a microphone on the verses.
A hallmark of Stuarts career, which began as a 15-year-old member of Lester Flatts band, has been his versatility within the genre. This show was no exception, ranging from the ode to honky-tonk angels, The Whiskey Aint Working Anymore, to the ballad Tempted.
Stuart included a history lesson, describing the genesis of the only song co-written by Hank Williams and Bill Monroe as an introduction to Im Blue, Im Lonesome.
By Erik Ernst
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