by Stuart Shapiro In a new book, Isaac Martin examines the history of movements to oppose taxation that have been funded by the wealthy. This review by David Cay Johnston describes Martin’s findings: With meticulous research, Martin shows how the modern Tea Party grew from decades of efforts by American oligarchs to de-tax themselves. They […]
Last night the Americana band, Old Crow Medicine Show was invited to join the Grand Ole Opry this evening by Opry member and friend Marty Stuart during their concert at the Ohio Theatre in Cleveland, OH. They will formally be inducted into the Opry at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville on Tues., Sept. [...]Show More Summary
Here’s a great one from the archives. Legendary folk singer Ramblin’ Jack Elliott is joined by Marty Stuart, Joe Henry, Kelly Hogan and Billy Bragg to perform a cover of Woody Guthrie’s “The Ballad of Pretty Boy Floyd” from SXSW back in 2006.
The Johnny Cash “Forever” Stamp celebration took place June 5th at the Ryman Auditorium featured John Carter Cash, The Oak Ridge Boys, Marty Stuart, Randy Travis, Carlene Carter, Wesley Orbison and other members of the Cash family to kick off Continue reading ?
Scarlett Gurr of Surrey, UK, is one lucky kid. As the Metro reported earlier this week, her father, Stuart, scratchbuilt a half-scale 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO for her to drive around in, possibly in the Little Big Man race at Le Mans this summer. In 1991, Mazda engineers built a fully functional three-wheeler [...]
In the grand tradition Ernest Tubb, Merle Haggard, George Jones, Marty Stuart, and Tracy Lawrence comes newcomer Tim Culpepper. A top-shelf vocalist, Culpepper dips into the honky tonk playbook with "Pourin' Whiskey On Pain." Take a listen to the new single here!
A Conversation With New Music Seminar Exec and Tommy Boy Founder Tom Silverman Mike Ragogna: How are you doing, Tom? Tom Silverman: I'm doing fantastic! A little crazy, but fantastic. MR: Is it fantastic because of what's on this year's New Music Seminar slate? TS: Indeed, it is. Show More Summary
It's hard to quanitfy what it is about Marty Stuart's records that make them compelling listens. Oh wait, no it isn't! It's because they generally are real, live, genuine, Grade A country music. Read on to see what we have to say about Marty Stuart's fantastic brand new album here!
Marty Stuart Nashville, Vol. 1: Tear the Woodpile Down The casual listener may remember Marty Stuart for the string of country radio hits he enjoyed in the late eighties and early nineties. However, Stuart’s legacy was cemented by groundbreaking...Show More Summary
Earl Scruggs created a foundation for progressive musicians to build on. Bela Fleck is an example of one who took the banjo to new heights because of what Earl Scruggs created before him.
Country music icon Marty Stuart's brand new album "Tear The Woodpile Down" will be released on April 24. The album features his classic mix of traditional country music and spirited instrumentals, the type they used to make. Take a listen to this instrumental here and let us know what you think of it!
Sugar Hill Records has announced an April 24 release date for a new album from Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives, Tear The Woodhouse Down. No… it isn’t a bluegrass record. From all appearances, it would categorized as traditional country. But no one can cast [...]
Fresh off the heels of the deliciously traditional "Ghost Train" album from 2010, Marty Stuart is set to release a brand new album via Sugar Hill Records. The album Nashville Vol 1: Tear The Woodpile Down will be released in April. Read on to see the complete tracklist!
Quick! Name a band lineup that included members of The Grascals, Marty Stuart & The Fabulous Superlatives, The Osborne Brothers, The John Cowan Band, and Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper (to name a few). If you guessed The Mike Snider String Band, you’re correct! Mike Snider [...]
Bluegrass has been a long served as a platform for artists to springboard to success in the country music arena. In addition to new traditionalists like Vince Gill, Marty Stuart, Keith Whitley, and Ricky Skaggs, many other country artists dabbled in bluegrass early in their [...]
I gave a teaser last week about my pick for this week’s Album Of The Week: Marty Stuart’s acoustic album, Busy Bee Café. It features guest work by some true legends in our industry. Earl Scruggs, Carl Jackson, Jerry Douglas, Alan O’Bryant, Doc andMerle Watson, and even [...]
100 Greatest Men: The Complete List He enjoyed a brief period of radio success, but Stuart's legacy was cemented when he left the commercialism behind and embraced the country concept album.
Sugar Hill Records invites you to spend an evening of classic country music with us at Music City Roots - September 7th. Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives will be joined by the rolls royce of country music singers, Miss Connie Smith as well as Nashville's hippest country guitarist Kenny Vaughan....
Nashville, Tenn., -- "Music City Roots: Live From The Loveless Cafe," (MCR) will celebrate two years of music, food and fun this fall with performances from Marty Stuart, Will Hoge, Thrift Store Cowboys and more. In addition, MCR recently...Show More Summary
The season finale of The Voice and the season premiere of Behind the Music (now streaming in full on our site!) stole the thunder of the two bands that performed last night on television, but you wouldn’t know it by watching them. Parachute, a band of University of Virginia graduates whose blend of Something Corporate [...]