Marty Stuart Goes Back To Studio B

This appeared in the Hartford Courant - August 26, 2010

Marty Stuart is a throwback to traditional country artists. He began his career at age 13 playing mandolin for Lester Flatts. Stuart joined Johnny Cash's backing band in 1980. In 1982 he released his first solo album. Stuart takes pointers from the flamboyant showman Porter Waggoner, sporting flashy outfits and big hair. Stuart dedicates a song to Waggoner on his new album. Stuart's most recent release, Ghost Train, the Studio B Sessions takes him back to the Nashville studio where he first recorded with Flatt.

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