And on a deeper emotional and spiritual level, it resides where Saturday night meets Sunday morning. No one understands these coordinates better than Marty Stuart. For over forty years, the five-time Grammy winning multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, photographer and historian has been building a rich legacy at this very crossroads. Born in the small town of Philadelphia, Mississippi, Marty Stuart caught the music bug early, displaying prodigious talent on every stringed instrument he picked up. By the late s, Stuart was a solo artist, rising faster than mercury in the heat of a hillbilly fever. But amidst the hits and hoopla, the bright lights eventually revealed a deeper truth. With Saturday Night and Sunday Morning set for an autumn release, and more touring ahead for the Superlatives, Stuart says his expectations are high, but grounded in reality. Aug Visit Website.
The son of a legend, Hank Jr. Hank Williams Jr. But now the two artists have finally reached the genre's crowning achievement: They're going into the Country Music Hall of Fame. The ongoing pandemic robbed the CMA of its ceremonial announcement, held in the spring in the plaque-filled rotunda of Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Williams, 71, is the son of Hank Williams, the "Hillbilly Shakespeare" who's considered among modern country's founding fathers. Hank Jr. Chafing to make his own way, Williams re-invented himself at age 26 with the album Hank Williams Jr.
Multi-talented singer-songwriter and musician Marty Stuart fell in love with country music at an early age. His mother had named him after her favorite country singer, Marty Robbins, and given him his first guitar when he was only three. As a young boy, he met bluegrass icon Bill Monroe, signing autographs after a concert. And he gave me his mandolin pick. I felt special because I had something in my pocket that nobody else had and nobody else knew about. Marty taught himself to play mandolin and guitar and, by 12, was playing in a bluegrass group. The song was a No. Since , Stuart has recorded and toured with his band, the Fabulous Superlatives, featuring musicians Kenny Vaughn on guitar, Harry Stinson on drums, and — since — Chris Scruggs on steel guitar and bass. His television variety program The Marty Stuart Show features classic country performances and is a regular feature on the RFD cable network. In , he launched his own label, Superlatone Records, to issue overlooked gospel and roots music.
John Marty Stuart born September 30, is an American country and bluegrass music singer, songwriter, and musician. Active since , Stuart initially toured with Lester Flatt , and then in Johnny Cash 's road band before beginning work as a solo artist in the early s. Stuart has recorded over twenty studio albums, and has charted over thirty times on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. Stuart has also won five Grammy Awards out of sixteen nominations. He is known for his combination of rockabilly , country rock , and bluegrass music influences, his frequent collaborations and cover songs, and his distinctive stage dress.