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Conserving His Roots With Memories and Music

Marty Stuart Preserves Country in New Music and Photos by Larry Rohter photo by Jacob Blickenstaff for The New York Times When the country music singer Marty Stuart first went on the road, at 13 with Lester Flatt’s bluegrass band, he took with him not only a mandolin and a guitar, but also a camera. Even at that tender age, he was intent on documenting the genre’s rich history...

Marty Stuart And His Fabulous Superlatives On World Cafe

Marty Stuart And His Fabulous Superlatives can melt your heart with four-part harmonies, rock your bones with honky tonk, and dazzle you with picking worthy of their name. They even take you to church on their new, partially gospel-influenced double album, Saturday Night/Sunday Morning. As a child prodigy, Stuart played fiddle and mandolin with bluegrass musician Lester Flatt. He found...

Angels And Devils: A Q&A With Marty Stuart

by Jim Beviglia For fans of traditional country and roots music, there may be no more hotly anticipated fall release than Marty Stuart’s Saturday Night & Sunday Morning, a double album to be released on September 30 on Marty’s Supertone label. Featuring his ace band The Fabulous Superlatives and some very special guests, the double-disc shows this versatile, charismatic songwriter and...

Exclusive: Listen to Marty Stuart's 'Jailhouse'

A new track from a country legend for the weekend Marty Stuart has been making country music for more than 40 years, racking up five Grammys in the process. His forthcoming release, Saturday Night & Sunday Morning, out September 30, is a double album, with one half capturing the wild abandon of a night on the town while the other is more contemplative and gospel–influenced. This song,...

Marty Stuart's 'Hillbilly' Answer to CMA Fest

LeAnn Rimes and rhinestones rule at Stuart's annual late night rave By Jewly Hight For decades before CMA Music Festival assumed its current, rebranded form, it was known as Fan Fair, a comparatively homier, humbler production that offered fans ample opportunity to get up close and personal with their favorite stars. The original spirit of Fan Fair could be felt at Marty Stuart’s Late...