The Marty Stuart Show
Episode 104 airing June 30, 2012
|Guests: Wynonna, 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, Wynonna along with Rick Wright, March Martin and Kell Martin. 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, "Eddie boy. Lookin' good, Eddie Stubbs." Marty and His Fabulous Superlatives performed "Viva Las Vegas," which featured March and Kell Martin.
Marty said, "I'm Marty Stuart. Welcome to The Marty Stuart Show. So glad you could join us today. Let me tell ya about our first guest. Not long ago, it was a Nashville moment. Goin' down through one of the streets in Nashville, I saw this gorgeous 1957 hot red '57 Chevy comin' down the street. And the closer it got, I said, 'That can only be one person'. I saw red hair. She was made up, lookin' like a doll that she is. One of my favorite singers of all time. How 'bout a hand for the great Wynonna." Wynonna said, "Honey." Marty continued, " I love having you here Miss Judd.". Wynonna said, "I love you." Marty said, "I love you, too. I'm going to play for you now." Wynonna said, "Well why don't you do that." Wynonna performed "Why Not Me."
Marty said, "That's Miss Wynonna Judd, ladies and gentlemen. I love that girl. That's all there is to it." After a commercial break, Marty said, "Welcome back, ladies and gentlemen. Hey Superlatives. Our friend Wynonna. How 'bout a hand for the great Connie Smith. Come here, baby." Connie walks out with a puppy in her arms. Marty said, "Looka here." Connie said, "I brought you somethin'." Marty said, "I love him. It's a girl. Hi Gertrude." Marty gives Gertrude a kiss on the head and continues, "Hi Gertrude. Looks a little like Eddie Stubbs. She's cute." Wynonna yells, "I want her." Marty said, "Wynonna just bought Gertrude. Would you sing me a song now." Connie said, "I'd love to." Marty said, "And dedicate it to Gertrude." Connie said, "I'll do it just for Gertrude." Marty said, "All right." Connie performed "That Makes Two Of Us."
Marty said, "Oh yeah. How 'bout a hand for Mr. Rick Wright and that beautiful solo. Fine job, Mr. Wright. And how 'bout a hand for all those pretty girls over there. Especially Gertrude." Marty and His Fabulous Superlatives performed "Lovestruck."
Marty said, "Lovestruck, ladies and gentlemen." After a commercial break, Marty said, "We're proud to tell ya that this broadcast is sponsored each and every week by the great state of Mississippi which is regarded as the birthplace of America's music. If you've never been to Mississippi, we might recommend that you find out all about the Blues and Country Music Trails that run throughout the state, with gospel, and rock and roll, and literary trails that are bound to follow. Superlatives? Now today, let's call the roll of just a few of the names and places that any visitor might enjoy knowin' about on the famous trails. Elvis Presley, B.B. King, Howlin' Wolf, Jimmie Rodgers, Tammy Wynette, Highway 61, Charley Pride, Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, Marty Stuart, Willie Dixon, W. C. Handy, Parchman Farm, Pop Staples, Robert Johnson's gravesite, Elsie McWilliams, John Lee Hooker, Handsome Harry .... The High Hot Club, Bo Diddley, Club Ebony, Club Desire, Cous, and Po' Monkey's Lounge are but a few of the famous faces and places you'll find on the Blues and Country Trails that run throughout the Magnolia state. How 'bout that. The birthplace of America's music. And in the near future, Meridian, Mississippi will be the home of the Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Commission which will serve as the mothership for all of us creative types from Mississippi. It'll house our stories, songs, images, and treasures. So I invite you to come and be a part of the atmosphere that made Mississippi the birthplace of America's music. So how 'bout a hand for all the musical sons and daughters of the Magnolia state and the Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Commission in Meridian, Mississippi. Miss Judd, I have heard rumblings that you are about to bring it down to earth and I'm gonna help you" Wynonna said, "Amen, brother." Marty continued, "I present to you the Sultan of Goodlettsville, the most popular man in country music. With his selection entitled 'Five Pounds Of Possum In My Headlights Tonight', how 'bout a hand for Leroy Troy. Hello Leroy. Say hello to the ladies."
Marty: "What about it, pal."
Marty: "All right."
Leroy: "Almost nailed one four or five nights ago on 41W."
Marty: "Talkin' about possums."
Marty: "All right."
Leroy: "Sure did."
Marty: "That's great."
Leroy: "Yeah. We ended up havin' tater soup that night. There's your intro."
Marty: "All right."
Marty said, "Thank you, sir." Eddie said, "Leroy Troy right there makin' us all hungry talkin' about 'Five Pounds Of Possum' and the possum gravy sure sounds good, Leroy. It's hymn time this week. Connie Smith's got one of the best loved of the traditional favorites picked out for us. 'Softly And Tenderly'."
After a commercial break, Eddie said, "And now here is Marty Stuart and Wynonna." Marty said, "Hi. She said to call her Wynonner. How 'bout a hand for my friend Wynonna. Hey." Wynonna said, "What." Marty continued, "Thank you for bringin' your orchestra by today." Wynonna said, "We're gonna tear the woodpile down." Marty said, "We wantcha, we wantcha to, we wantcha to. It is indeed an honor to have you here." Wynonna said, "Well, you're the brother I never wanted but I'm glad I have." Marty said, "Well, that's good. The feelin' is mutual. I don't know if you remember this, but the first time I really ever met you, we were on an elevator together at the Hilton is Las Vegas on the way to your show. You guys opened for Carl Perkins and just stole the show that night." Wynonna said, "He was my hero." Marty said, "Mine, too." Wynonna said, "Did you know he was buried in his blue suede shoes?" Marty said, "As it should be. As it should be. Well I'm still glad you're wearin' yours. Coz you're a rockin' gal. How 'bout a hand for my lady Wynonna. " Wynonna said, "Black is cool." Marty said, "That's right." Wynonna performed "When I Reach The Place I'm Going."
Marty said, "Miss Wynonna Judd. Ah yeah. On behalf of this nice lady right here, Miss Wynonna Judd and the Wynonna Judd orchestra, Connie Smith, give me five Cactus. Give me five, give me five, give me five. Leroy Troy, Eddie Stubbs, Gary Carter, all The Superlatives, I'm Marty Stuart sayin' thank you for joinin' us. See you again next week right here on The Marty Stuart Show. Good night, everybody."
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