The Marty Stuart Show

Episode 106 airing January 12, 2013

Guests: Kayton Roberts, Chris Scruggs, Connie Smith, Leroy Troy, and The Fabulous Superlatives

Eddie Stubbs started the show by introducing the guests. "From Nashville, Tennessee, the country music capital of the world and home of the air castle of the south, it's time for The Marty Stuart Show featuring Marty Stuart, the Rolls Royce of country singers Miss Connie Smith, the ole Tennessee Slicker Leroy Troy, along with all the Fabulous Superlatives: Cousin Kenny Vaughan, Handsome Harry Stinson, the Apostle Paul Martin, plus Gary Carter on the steel guitar. And today's special guests, Kayton Roberts and Chris Scruggs. Join us now for 30 minutes of fun and great country music. I'm Eddie Stubbs. Now, how 'bout a Superlative welcome for our host. Here is Marty Stuart." Marty said, "You cool as ice, Eddie Stubbs." Marty and His Fabulous Superlatives performed "The Rebel Johnny Yuma."

Marty said, "Welcome to The Marty Stuart Show. I'm Marty Stuart. Thank you for joinin' us. We got country music ... deep country music on our mind today. Superlatives .... Hall of Famers all around. We'll introduce you to 'em one by one. Right now, a fella that has helped us out so many times, I simply say he's the coolest cat in town. A member of the Chris Scruggs Hall of Fame. How 'bout a hand for Mr. Chris Scruggs everybody. Come here, Chris. Sing your song, brother Chris." Chris said, "Well all right. Here's a little Hank Williams thing called 'I'm A Long Gone Daddy'. Here we go." Kayton Roberts accompanied them on steel guitar.

Marty said, "That's our man, Mr. Chris Scruggs." Chris said, "Thank ya, Marty." Marty said, "And Kayton Roberts." Eddie said, "Thank you, Chris Scruggs and Kayton Roberts for an outstanding version of 'I'm A Long Gone Daddy'. Well neither of them are long gone. They'll be back later in the show." Eddie promoted Hilda Stuart's book of photographs, Choctaw Gardens. After a commercial break, Marty said, "Welcome back, everybody. Superlatives? So far, so good. How 'bout a hand for Mr. Country Radio Hall of Fame man, Eddie Stubbs, ladies and gentlemen. Hall of Fame. Atta boy, Edwardo. And it gives me great pleasure for the first time to be able to say these words: A member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. How 'bout a hand for the great Connie Smith. Hello Constance." Kayton Roberts and Chris Scruggs both stand up as Connie comes through the red door. Marty says, "Awww." Connie said, "Thank you, honey." Marty said, "Hey baby. Sing a famous one, would ya." Connie said, "I'll do it." Connie performed "The Hurtin's All Over."

Marty said, "Thank you, Connie. Here it is. A tragic tale of love from Arizona land." Marty and His Fabulous Superlatives performed "Open Pit Mine."

After a commercial break, Marty said, "I wanna welcome you back along with Apostle and the handsome one. Ladies and gentlemen, it is my pleasure to present to you the Sultan of Goodlettsville, the ole Tennessee Slicker, the most popular man in country music. Here he is ..... Leroy Troy. Hello Leroy. Well. Hello pal." Leroy said, "How are ya." Marty continued, "Hello ole Sultan of Goodlettsville."

Leroy: "It's good to be back."

Marty: "Nice, ain't it."

Leroy: "Yes it is."

Marty: "What did ya bring with ya to play today?"

Leroy: "A banjo."

Marty: "All right. Is there a song in there somewhere?"

Leroy: "Yup. 'The Old Grey Mare' in G."

Marty said, "Leroy Troy and the famous 'Old Grey Mare'." Eddie said, "Leroy Troy right there with the title track off one of his albums, 'The Old Grey Mare'. Well all of us here on the show love the old time gospel songs and we're gonna call on the Apostle Paul Martin now to lead the Superlative Quartet with one of the all-time favorites, 'Keep On The Firing Line'."

After a commercial break, Eddie promoted Compadres: An Anthology of Duets. Eddie said, "And now, it's time for Marty Stuart once again." Marty said, "And how 'bout a hand for Eddie Stubbs, everybody. I've enjoyed this show. We've talked about Mr. Stubbs bein' in the Hall of Fame. Miss Connie Smith, and I'd like for you to meet a member of the Steel Guitar Hall of Fame. How 'bout a hand for the great Kayton Roberts. Take a bow, Kayton. Would you do me a favor, Mr. Roberts?" Kayton said, "What's that, dear?" Marty continued, "Play the title of one of your famous recordings called 'Valley Of The Roses'. How 'bout a hand for Mr. Kayton Roberts, everybody. Chris is gonna start us."

Marty said, "Mr. Kayton Roberts and Chris Scruggs and all The Superlatives. Take it home, Cous. On behalf of everyone on The Marty Stuart Show today, I'm Marty Stuart sayin' thank you for comin' to see us. Come see us again right here, next week, on The Marty Stuart Show. Hello baby."

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