The Marty Stuart Show

Episode 125 airing May 25, 2013

Guests: Sheryl Crow, 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 is 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, Miss Sheryl Crow along with Audley Freed. 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 and His Fabulous Superlatives performed "Truck Drivers' Blues."

Marty said, "I'm Marty Stuart. Superlatives? Everything is gonna be all right. Come on, come on, come on. First time I heard this lady, I truly fell in love with her music and I have admired her and watched her light up planet Earth the last few years. She's great. She's great. Representing Kennett, I said Kennett, Missouri, how 'bout a hand for Miss Sheryl Crow, everybody." Sheryl comes on stage and bows to Marty. Marty said, "Sheryl Crow. Sheryl Crow. Hi Sheryl Crow. It's all yours." Sheryl said, "Oh, thank you." Marty said, "Do whatcha wanna do." . Sheryl said, "All right. I think I will." Marty said, "All right." Sheryl performed "Everyday Is A Winding Road," featuring Audley Freed on guitar.

Marty said, "That's Miss Sheryl Crow is what that is." After a commercial break, Marty said, "Yeah. Ladies and gentlemen, how 'bout a hand for Miss Sheryl Crow and our friend Audley Freed. Guitar hero deluxe. Here comes a big Sheryl Crow fan, I guarantee ya. How 'bout a hand for the great Connie Smith. Hey Constance. Hi baby. Sing your song." Connie said, "I am a big Sheryl Crow fan." Connie performed "Some Memories Just Won't Die."

Marty said, "Yeah. All right, Cous." Marty and His Fabulous Superlatives performed "Homesick."

After a commercial break, Marty said, "Welcome back, everybody. Audley, Sheryl, Connie, Handsome Harry, Apostle Paul, here he is. The most popular man in country music. America, the Sultan of Goodlettsville, Leroy Troy. Hello Tennessee Slicker. What's on your mind, pal?"

Leroy: "We goin' to Dixie."

Marty: "Bring me along."

Leroy: "In G."

Leroy performed "My Dixie Home."

Eddie said, "The outstanding old time vocals and banjo acrobatics of the lovely and talented Leroy Troy. 'My Dixie Home'. You know we never do a show without featuring a song of faith and inspiration. We're going tocall on our special guest now, Miss Sheryl Crow, to sing one The Carter Family recorded way back in the 1930's, 'No Depression In Heaven'."

After a commercial break, Eddie promoted Compadres: An Anthology Of Duets. Eddie said, "And here again is Marty Stuart." Marty said, "Thank you very much, Eddie Stubbs. How 'bout a hand for Mr. Eddie Stubbs. Cool as ice. Speakin' of cool as ice, my friend Sheryl Crow. How 'bout a hand for Miss Sheryl Crow. We've been friends a long time." Sheryl said, "Long time." Marty continued, "Yeah. I dearly love your music." Sheryl said, "Thank you." Marty continued, "I do. You're a great musical citizen out there." Sheryl said, "And you are .... Well, I'm just ... I'm just tryin' to do what you do." Marty said, "Oh come on. Well, I love this song. I heard Johnny Cash recorded this song one time. Actually, I think I played on the record. And I didn't know until today that you wrote it. I should have known it, but I didn't. But would you do 'Redemption Day' for us?" Sheryl said, "I'd love to."

Marty said, "Miss Sheryl Crow. Cous. On behalf of Miss Sheryl Crow, Miss Connie Smith, Leroy Troy, Audley Freed, Gary Carter, Paul Martin, Harry Stinson, Cousin Kenny, Eddie Stubbs, I'm Marty Stuart." There was some bumping between Marty and Sheryl Crow and Connie Smith, and Marty was barely able to contain his laughing to get out what he did before the credits started rolling.

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