The Marty Stuart Show

Episode 60 airing February 26, 2011

Guests: Lynn Anderson, 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 guest, Lynn Anderson with Buddy Skipper, Kris Wilkinson, David Angell, David Davidson, and Sari Reist. 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, the most colorful magnolia from Mississippi. Here is Marty Stuart." Marty and His Fabulous Superlatives performed "Get Back To The Country."

Marty said, "I'm Marty Stuart. Welcome to The Marty Stuart Show. Superlatives. She's here. She sparkles, she shines. My favorite cowgirl of all time. How 'bout a hand for the great Lynn Anderson. come here Lynn girl. All right, Miss Lynn." Lynn Anderson performed "Promises, Promises."

Marty said, "Aww, give me a hug. That was great, Lynn Anderson." Lynn said, "Good to be here. Thank you, Marty." Marty said, "Good." Lynn continued, "These guys are superlative." Marty said, "I know it." After a commercial break, Marty said, "Aww, look. Hey Superlatives .... look. Got a legendary girl singer on the hay bale right there. Miss Lynn and Porter. One legendary girl singer on the hay bales and another one comin' through the red door. How 'bout a hand for the great Connie Smith. Come here, Constance." Connie sang "I Still Feel The Same About You."

Marty said, "I'm tellin' ya, that was good," then they kissed. Marty said, "I have a traveling selection on my mind." Handsome Harry said, "Is that right?" Marty said, "Oh yeah." Harry said, "Well." Marty said, "That's it." Marty and His Fabulous Superlatives performed "Six Days On The Road."

Eddie promoted Marty's book of photographs, Country Music: The Masters. After a commercial break, Marty said, "Well, join me in a little Mississippi chatter here now. The Marty Stuart Show is sponsored by the good folks in the state of Mississippi. Now 140 miles north of the historic Civil War battlefields of Vicksburg, you'll find my hometown of Philadelphia, Mississippi. And I want to acknowledge some notable Americans who also hail from Philadelphia. The great Choctaw Chief Phillip Martin; O. D. McKee, founder and CEO of Little Debbie cakes and cookies; Olivia Manning, wife of Archie, who also happens to be Peyton and Eli's mama; Marcus Dupree; Lynn; Mr. Fred McAfee who was the first Philadelphian to play in the Super Bowl. How 'bout that. And my friend, the Honorable David Vowell. Go see Philadephia and visit Philadelphia and ask for David Vowell. Tell him I said to buy ya lunch. He's a good man. He'll do it. Speakin' of good men. Here he comes, Apostle. Lynn Anderson, hold on to your hat." Lynn said, "Uh oh." Marty continued, "Here he comes. The Sultan of Goodlettsville, ladies and gentlemen, the most popular man in country music, how 'bout a hand for the ole Tennessee Slicker, Leroy Troy. Come here, Leroy. Couple of ... three hillbillies on the hay bales. Yeah. Whatcha no good there old pal?"

Leroy: "I don't know nothin'."

Marty: "Glad to see ya."

Leroy: "Yeah. I'm glad to be here."

Marty: "Have I told ya I love ya lately?"

Leroy: "Umm, think so."

Marty: "Okay, then I don't have to do that for a while. But I love you. What you got in mind?"

Leroy: "We are headed to Georgia. One called 'The Columbus Stockade Blues'."

Marty: "Been there. All right."

Marty said, "Well, that's all right. Finally got out of jail." Eddie Stubbs said, "Great job, Leroy. One of the old-time prison songs there, 'The Columbus Stockade Blues'. Hymn time this week. Marty Stuart's got one picked out that he wrote. 'Long Walk To Heaven'."

After a commercial break, Eddie Stubbs promoted Leroy Troy's Old Grey Mare CD at the Superlatone Store. Eddie said, "And now, here's the guy that wrote 'Sailin' Around The Moon,' Marty Stuart." Marty said, "Hi Eddie Stubbs. How 'bout a hand for Mr. Stubbs, everybody. Lynn Anderson ...." Lynn said, "Ain't you somethin'." Marty said, "Ain't you somethin'. On behalf of all the Fabulous Superlatives, we love Lynn Anderson, do we not." Lynn said, "Well I thank you guys. I pretty much love the Fabulous Superlatives myself." Marty said, "Well, you can be a Superlative any time you want to. Speakin' of Superlatives, you brought Mr. Buddy." Lynn said, "Buddy Skipper is one of the best." Marty said, "Buddy, give Buddy a hand today." Lynn continued, "Buddy's one of the best. Been playin' piano for me a long, long time." Marty said, "And your string section looks pretty good, too." Lynn said, "Look at that." Marty said, "The Superlative Strings." Lynn said, "When was the last time you seen a real string section and not one of them mechanical deals." Marty said, "That's right." Lynn said, "Yee haw." Marty said, "Can I tell ya somethin'?" Lynn said, "What?" Marty said, "At the end of time, when we get through makin' records, and there's never another record made, your record of 'Rose Garden' is gonna stand as one of the greatest of all time." Lynn said, "Oh, thank you, sir." Marty said, "Would you sing it for us today?" Lynn said, "You bet." Marty said, "Miss Lynn Anderson, everybody. Go on, Lynn." Lynn said, "Thank you. Thank you."

Marty said, "Hey, come here, Miss Lynn. On behalf of Miss Lynn Anderson, Connie Smith, all the Superlative Strings, Gary Carter, Eddie Stubbs, Leroy Troy, I'm Marty Stuart sayin' 'Come back and see us again next week right here on The Marty Stuart Show. Let them go'." Lynn and Connie were dancing as the credits rolled.

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