The Marty Stuart Show

Episode 46 airing May 1, 2010

Guests: The Fabulous Superlatives, Connie Smith, and Leroy Troy

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. 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, Mississippi's musical maverick himself. Here he is ..... Marty Stuart." "Marty and His Fabulous Superlatives performed "Tempted."

Marty said, "Right now, ladies and gentlemen. It borders on the fantastic, yes it does. Like the Mona Lisa, the people come from all over the world just to look at him. How 'bout a hand for Cousin Kenny, ladies and gentlemen and the 'Things He Does'." Kenny performed a song he wrote called "Things I Do."

Eddie promoted the two DVD set of highlights from the first season of The Marty Stuart Show. After a commercial break, Marty said, "Oh yeah, fine job, Cous. The things you do. The man, Superlatives, that make us all twinkle. Make the whole studio pretty. All these beautiful rhinestones. The king of cowboy courturier. Ladies and gentlemen, my brother, Manuel. Come here, Manuel. Hello, brother." Manuel said, "How are you, my man?" Marty continued, "Give me a hug. Welcome to the show, welcome to the show." Manuel said, "I am so well .... I feel so great being here with you, man. This is a great honor and especially because your show is really doing well, man." Marty said, "Thank you." Manuel said, "I think soon, I'll be famous." Marty laughed and said, "You will be. Would you help me introduce my beauty. Comin' through that door right now is one of the greatest of all time. How 'bout a hand, ladies and gentlemen, for Miss Connie Smith. And we'll be back to Manuel." Connie performed "Farmer's Blues."

Marty said, "I love the 'Farmer's Blues'. Send that one to all the farmers out there. How 'bout a hand for the Apostle Paul, ladies and gentlemen. Take care of business, Apostle." Paul said, "All right." Paul sang "There Won't Be Any More." Marty sang background vocals on the song.

Eddie promoted Marty's book of photographs, Country Music: The Masters. The commercial break featured Marty. Marty said, "Hi everybody. I'm Marty Stuart. Now you're lookin' at one of my favorite places on earth. This is the television studio at RFD-TV where we tape The Marty Stuart Show. When Leroy Troy, Miss Connie Smith, the Fabulous Superlatives, Gary Carter, and Eddie Stubbs get together, we have big country fun right here. And we've also had some of the greatest special guests in the world come by to join us. Everywhere I go in the nation, people say this show is too short. Should be an hour. Well, here's your chance to pick up four hours worth of The Marty Stuart Show Best of Season 1. Information on your screen right now and we'll get it right to ya." Marty continued, "Hey Superlatives. Here he comes. The most popular man in country music, Superlatives. The Sultan of Goodlettsville. Brother, check him out. You need to make him a rhinestone suit. How 'bout a hand for Leroy Troy, everybody."

Leroy: "I'm gonna do, and I'm really gonna cut the monkey shine on this one."

Marty: "Come on."

Leroy: "It's called 'The New River Train'. In G."

Marty: "Come on."

Marty said, "That's all right, big man. That's all right." Eddie Stubbs said, "Well, you know every one of the Superlatives is so talented in many different respects and we love and respect their abilities so much. And we're gonna call on Handsome Harry Stinson to lead the verses on this one. This is a tune that he wrote and he's making his guitar-playing debut on this selection here on the show playing a 1948 Gibson J-45 guitar. Let's listen in. With a great song here, 'What Jesus Can Do For You'."

After a commercial break, Eddie Stubbs promoted the Superlatone Store. Eddie said, "You know, down through the history of country music, there have been some divinely ordered groups in country music. The Fabulous Superlatives is indeed one of those and here is the head Superlative, the man that signs all the checks, Mr. Marty Stuart." Marty said, "Thank you, Mr. Stubbs. I agree with you 100%.I love my Superlatives. How 'bout a hand for my brother, Manuel. Thank you, Manuel, for makin' the world a brighter place. We'll dedicate this song to Manuel. It's called 'Lucky Man' and he's the luckiest man I know. Cous, hit it."

Marty said, "All right. Yeah. Get my guitar. Hey, hey. Oh, lucky man. Brother, come on over. On behalf of The Fabulous Superlatives, Eddie Stubbs and his girls, Gary Carter, Leroy Troy, Connie Smith, I'm Marty Stuart sayin' thank you for comin'. We'll see ya again next week."

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