The Marty Stuart Show

Episode 108 airing January 26, 2013

Guests: The Kentucky Headhunters, Pastor Evelyn Hubbard, 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, The Kentucky Headhunters, along with Lorrie Bennett and Pastor Evelyn Hubbard. 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, "All right, Cous." Marty and His Fabulous Superlatives performed "Wanted Man," featuring Lorrie Bennett on background vocals.

Marty said, "Say howdy to Miss Lorrie Bennett over here. How 'bout a hand for Miss Lorrie. Atta girl, Lorrie. Hello everybody. I'm Marty Stuart. Thank you for tunin' us in today and comin' to see us at The Marty Stuart Show. We've go a great show for ya. These next gentlemen representin' Metcalfe, Kentucky ... Metcalfe County, Kentucky. Got it right that time. Here they are ... you know 'em, you love 'em, The Kentucky Headhunters. The Kentucky Headhunters performed "Tumbling Roses."

Richard Young said, "Thank you. Thank you, Marty." Marty said, "Fred, Greg, Doug, and Richard." Eddie said, " 'Fine work right there from our special guests, The Kentucky Headhunters, and 'Tumbling Roses'." Eddie promoted Hilda Stuart's photo book Choctaw Gardens. After a commercial break, Marty said, "Welcome back, everybody. How 'bout a hand for The Kentucky Headhunters. Metcalfe County boys. Miss Lorrie Bennett and how 'bout a hand for one of the greatest of all time .... Miss Connie Smith. Hello Constance June." Connie said, "Hi honey. How are you?" Marty said, "All right. Good show, huh." Connie said, "Yes, it's a good show." Marty said, "Sing me a song." Connie performed "Cry, Cry, Cry."

Marty said, "How 'bout a hand for Connie Smith. And how 'bout a hand for all the Fabulous Superlatives. Cousin Kenny, Handsome Harry, the Apostle Paul. All right." They performed "He Was A Friend Of Mine."

After a commercial break, Marty said, "Welcome back, everybody. From Music City USA, live and direct, how 'bout a hand for the Sultan of Goodlettsville. Headhunters, here he is. The most popular man in country music. The ole Tennessee Slicker, Leroy Troy. Hello Leroy. Hello buddy."

Leroy: "Howdy."

Marty: "Got a request."

Leroy: "What."

Marty: "Could ya sing me a train song?"

Leroy: "Shoot, ya."

Marty: "Which one ya gonna sing about?"

Leroy: "Let's do the umm, the umm .... "

Marty: "That's the one I wanted."

Leroy: "Yeah. Okay."

Marty: "Tennessee Central?"

Leroy: "Yeah. Tennessee Central."

Marty: "All right. Put it on."

Leroy performed "Tennessee Central No. 9."

Marty said, "All right, Leroy. Thank you for the train song, dear pal." Eddie said, "Nothing like a good train song and that was one of the best right there. The 'Tennessee Central No. 9'. Fine job there from Leroy Troy. Well, as we declare hymn time for this week, here's Marty Stuart to tell us about someone really special." Marty said, Thank you, Eddie Stubbs. Ladies and gentlemen, please make welcome the first lady of Delta gospel music and the pastor and overseer of the Commerce Boulevard Christian Church of Robinsonville, Mississippi, Pastor Evelyn Hubbard. Welcome." Pastor Hubbard said, "God bless you. Thank you. Thank you." Marty said, "The home church of The Fabulous Superlatives." Pastor Hubbard said, "That's correct. That's correct." Marty said, "Yes it is. I love your church." Pastor Hubbard said, "I love you all so much and we're just so glad that you've made us part of your lives." Marty said, "Well, you're a big part of our lives. Tell ya what. The song that always stays with me that you sing so well is 'Precious Lord Take My Hand'." Pastor Hubbard said, "Oh yeah." Marty continued, "Would ya do it?" Pastor Hubbard said, "I will do it." Marty said, "All right. Pastor Evelyn Hubbard, ladies and gentlemen. It's all yours, Pastor." The song started out slow and tender but ended as a rousing gospel song.

After a commercial break, Eddie promoted the Ghost Train: The Studio B Sessions. Eddie said, "Now let's get back to Marty Stuart and The Kentucky Headhunters." Marty said, "How 'bout a hand for Eddie Stubbs. He did all right. Thank you, Eddie boy. Now Pastor Evelyn took care of business, didn't she." Doug Phelps said "Yes she did." Marty said, "Kinda the way Fred's hat does. How 'bout a hand for Fred's hat. Hey, Fred." Someone said "It's going on tour next year." Marty said, "It needs to be in the Smithsonian, along with Fred That's a natural treasure. That's right. Hey guys, thank you for comin'. You're all our favorite Kentucky cousins. That's the way it is. Love you. If I requested this one, would ya do it? Richard said, "We'll do it." Doug said, "We'll be happy to." Marty said, "Folk heroes singin' about one of the nation's folk heroes. How 'bout a hand for 'The Ballad of Davy Crockett' from the ballad of The Kentucky Headhunters. All right, boys."

Marty said, "Take it, Cous. On behalf of The Kentucky Headhunters, Pastor Evelyn Hubbard, all The Superlatives, Eddie Stubbs, Leroy Troy, Gary Carter, Connie Smith ... I'm Marty Stuart sayin' thank you for comin' to see us today on The Marty Stuart Show. Be happy if you'd join us again next week right here. Good night everybody."

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