The Marty Stuart Show

Episode 25 airing April 18, 2009

Guests: Kathy Mattea, Connie Smith, Leroy Troy, 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, Kathy Mattea along with with guitarist Bill Cooley. Join us now for 30 minutes of fun and great country music. I'm your announcer Eddie Stubbs. Now how about a Superlative welcome for our host, Connie Smith's heart throb. Here is Marty Stuart." Marty said, "It's a train song, Handsome." Marty and The Fabulous Superlatives performed "Orange Blossom Special."

Marty said, "Yes, sir. That's a fast train, Cous. Welcome to The Marty Stuart Show. If you like country music, you have come to the right place. Settle back, relax, we've gotcha covered. This first lady, I've been looking forward to havin' her on our show for a long time. I love her. She's a great friend of mine and Connie's and, I'll tell ya what, when it comes to integrity and great country music, she's the lady you need to call. How about a hand for Miss Kathy Mattea, ladies and gentlemen." Kathy sang "The L & N Don't Stop Here Anymore."

Marty said, "That's all right, Kathy, that's all right." Eddie Stubbs said, "Great job there, Kathy Mattea and 'The L & N Don't Stop Here Anymore'." Eddie promoted Marty's photo book, Country Music: The Masters. After a commercial break, Marty said, "Welcome back to The Marty Stuart Show. I'm Marty Stuart. And thank you for joining us. Appreciate you listening to what our sponsors have to say. Hey, Superlatives. Look at ole Kathy Mattea over there." Handsome Harry said, "There she is right there." Marty said, "Yes. Took us on a beautiful journey. Handsome Harry....." Harry said, "Yes, Marty." Marty continued, "We got a lot of train songs goin' this morning. The most precious train songs, but it's time for a love song." Harry said, "That's right." Marty said, "Nobody better than my baby to sing it. How about a hand for the great Connie Smith, ladies and gentlemen." Connie sang "Just Let Me Know."

Marty and The Fabulous Superlatives went right into "The Worried Man Blues."

Eddie said, "Great job there, fellas. 'The Worried Man Blues'. You can tell they don't have any worries. They're having so much fun. Well, I tell you what. We're glad to have you with us. Everybody has fun with this show." Eddie promoted Connie's boxed set Born To Sing. After a commercial break, Marty said, "Apostle. We sang that 'Worried Man Blues'. Thank you for tuning us in. And I want to invite you to write me at the Grand Ole Opry or email us. You see the address on the screen. We'd love to hear from you. Appreciate your corresponding with us. Talk about 'The Worried Man Blues', here comes a man that ain't worried about nothin'. He don't need to coz he's the Sultan of Goodlettsville, the most popular man in country music. Ladies and gentlemen, the ole Tennessee Slicker. How 'bout a hand for my friend, Leroy Troy. Where are you, Leroy boy? Hello, sir. You know Kathy and Bill."

Leroy:performed "Old Dan Tucker."

Marty said, "That's all of 'Old Dan Tucker'. Oh romantic boy himself. Yes." Eddie said, "Well, let's settle back right now and get serious with you if we may. We're gonna call on Marty Stuart and The Fabulous Superlatives and we'd like to declare hymn time this week with a song that Marty wrote. 'It's Time To Go Home'."

Instead of a commercial break, RFD-TV ran a congratulatory montage on Marty being inducted into the Music City Hall of Fame.

After the montage, Eddie Stubbs promoted The Marty Stuart Collection of five CDs, Live at the Ryman, Badlands, Compadres: An Anthology of Duets, Cool Country Favorites and Souls' Chapel. He introduced Marty. Marty said, "Thank you, Eddie Stubbs. Well, whatever he's sellin', I'd consider buyin' it." Kathy said, "With that voice, I'd buy anything he sells." Marty continued, "Hey, thank you for bringin' Mr. Bill Cooley by today." Kathy said, "Thank you." Marty said, "How 'bout a hand for Bill Cooley. You know how much I love your singin'. " Kathy said, "Aw, thank you, Marty." Marty said, "Thank you so much. I got a request." Kathy said, "Okay." Marty continued, "The one that oughta be the biggest thing that ever hit a jukebox. It is. 'Eighteen Wheels And A Dozen Roses'. Would you do it?" Kathy said, "I'll be happy to." Marty said, "Miss Kathy Mattea, ladies and gentlemen."

Marty said, "Yes, fine job, Bill Cooley. Thank you, Miss Kathy. Miss Kathy Mattea. The Apostle Paul, Leroy Troy, The Fabulous Superlatives, Bill Cooley and Eddie Stubbs, I'm Marty Stuart saying thank you for joining us. We'll see you again next week. Come on back."

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