The Marty Stuart Show

Episode 120 airing April 20, 2013

Guests: Gene Watson, 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, Gene Watson, along with Andy Leftwich, Aubrey Haynie, and Dirk Johnson. 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, "Ahhh yeah." Marty and His Fabulous Superlatives performed "I'm Tired."

Marty said, "I'll swap with you, Apostle." Paul handed Marty a guitar and said, "There ya go." Marty said, "Howdy back to you, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for comin' to see us on The Marty Stuart Show. Before we go any further, how 'bout a hand for Mr. Dirk Johnson on the piano, Andy Leftwich and Aubrey Haynie on the fiddles. Good job, gentlemen. I'm gonna tell it like it is. Here comes one of the greatest country music singers on the planet Earth .... Mr. Gene Watson. Hello Gene Watson. Welcome my friend. Welcome, welcome, Gene." Gene said, "Thank you, Marty." Marty said, "It's all yours." Gene said, "All right. Thank you very much. Pleasure to be here." Marty said, "Yes sir." Gene performed "Love In The Hot Afternoon."

Marty said, "That's the way you do that right there. Mr. Gene Watson." Gene said, "Thank you." Marty said, "Thank you, old friend." Gene said, "Appreciate it." Eddie said, " 'Love In The Hot Afternoon', by one of the all-time great country singers, Mr. Gene Watson. Thank you, sir." Eddie promoted Marty's CD Ghost Train: The Studio B Sessions. After a commercial break, Marty said, "Glad to see ya. How 'bout a hand for Mr. Gene Watson, Dirk Johnson, Andy and Aubrey. Thank you, Gene. Thank you, boys. And on the front row, got kinfolks representin' Burnside, Mississippi. Mac Eubanks and cousin Dylan. How 'bout a hand for the boys. From one great country singer to another. Here she comes. How 'bout a hand for Miss Connie Smith, everybody. Hi Constance. Sing m a song Miss Rosa Lee Mathis wrote." Connie said, "I would love to." Marty said, "What's it called?" Connie said, "It's called 'Love Is The Look You're Looking For'." Marty said, "That's the one."

Marty said, "Miss Connie Smith. Miss Connie Smith, good job. She did a good job. Make welcome The Fabulous Superlatives, along with Andy and Aubrey. Here it is ... fiddle time." They performed "Oh, What A Silent Night."

After a commercial break, Marty said, "Like the man said, come and see ya on a dusty road. Ladies and gentlemen, may I present to you ... here he is, Gene, the Sultan of Goodlettsville, the ole Tennessee Slicker, the most popular man in country music. Leroy Troy, ladies and gentlemen. You know Dirk and Gene, Andy and Aubrey, Superlatives. You on top of your game today?"

Leroy: "I'm on top of my game."

Marty: "Come on, tell me more. Tell me more."

Leroy: "The topic today ...."

Marty: "Yes .... "

Leroy: "... is home repair."

Marty: "Never ending."

Leroy: "It's never ending, you got that right."

Marty: "What key is the home repair thing in?"

Leroy: "Key of G."

Marty: "All right."

Leroy performed "This Old House."

Marty said, "Excellent job, sir." Eddie said, "Well, it's been done a lot of ways through the years and now we can say it's been done by Leroy Troy. 'This Old House'. It's hymn time on the program. We call on The Fabulous Superlatives now with one that Charlie Monroe wrote and recorded way back in the 1940's. 'When The Angels Carry Me Home'."

After a commercial break, Eddie promoted the Leroy Troy's The Old Grey Mare CD. Eddie said, "And now, let's return to Marty Stuart." Marty said, "And let's return to Eddie Stubbs with a nice round of applause. Gene Watson, it is an honor to have you come by this show."Gene said, "It's my pleasure, Marty." Marty continued, "And I mean it. And on behalf of all The Fabulous Superlatives, we love you very much and think you're one of the greatest of all time." Gene said, "I appreciate it. Hey, they're some great guys. It's an honor for me to be on the show." Marty said, "Glad to have ya. Would ya sing a little country music for me right now?" Gene said, "I'm gonna put my best foot forward." Marty said, "How 'bout a hand for Mr. Watson." Gene sang "My Farewell Party."

Marty said, "Go ahead, Cous. That's the way to do it. That's the way the big men do it, right there. On behalf of Gene Watson, Andy, Aubrey, Leroy, Eddie Stubbs, Gary Carter, Superlatives, Dirk Johnson, Connie Smith, I'm Marty Stuart sayin' thank you for comin' to see us. Go see Gene Watson. He'll sing ya a lot more of those songs. Thank you for comin'."

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