The Marty Stuart Show

Episode 35 airing February 13, 2010

Guests: Ronnie Milsap, 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 now 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, Ronnie Milsap, with James Brantley, Hank Singer, and Rick Wright. Join us now for 30 minutes of fun and great country music. I'm your announcer Eddie Stubbs. Now how about a Superlative welcome for our host, the original Mississippi cat himself. Here is Marty Stuart." Marty said, "Mudcat, I like that." They performed "When The Sun Goes Down."

Marty said, "Welcome to The Marty Stuart Show. Superlative? We've got country music on our mind today. And we were in need of a visit from the top cat in town. No problem. I know who to call and he showed up. How 'bout a hand for the great Ronnie Milsap, ladies and gentlemen." Ronnie said, "Oh thank you, Marty. Thank you for the great ...." Marty said, "Tear it up, brother Ronnie. It's all yours, sir." Ronnie said, "Thanks a lot Marty. Great to be on." Marty said, "Glad you're here." Ronnie performed "That Girl Who Waits In Tables."

Marty said, "That's country music, brother." Ronnie said, "All right, baby. I'm proud to be a hillbilly today." Eddie Stubbs said, "And we are so proud too because he hasn't done that song on television since 1973. Boy, that's great. 'That Girl Who Waits On Tables'. Lot of people happy tonight." Eddie promoted the two DVD set of highlights from the first season of The Marty Stuart Show. After a commercial break, Marty said, "Welcome back to The Marty Stuart Show. Ladies and gentlemen, Superlatives, look over there on the hay bales. Mr. Milsap, Hank Singer, Jamie Brantley. Where's the cow?." Ronnie said, "I'm doin' it." Marty continued, "That last song was so good, they're hearin' it on barbed wire fences in Kosciusko, Mississippi, guarantee ya. Mr. Rick Wright is here. That can only mean one thing. It's time for the great Connie Smith to come sing ya one of her fabulous RCA Victor recordings. How 'bout a hand for Miss Connie Smith, ladies and gentlemen. Hi baby. It's 'Burning A Hole In My Mind'."

Marty said, "How 'bout a hand for Connie. Hey Connie. Hit it Handsome."

Marty said, "Give me five, Handsome." Eddie Stubbs said, "The instrumental side right there. The Fabulous Superlatives. One of their old tunes there. One that Marty Stuart wrote called 'Hummingbird' and Harry Stinson if you keep playing those drums like that, they're not only gonna call you 'Handsome Harry Stinson'. Their gonna start callin' you 'Handsome and Hot Harry Stinson'," Marty said, "Well, that's right." Eddie then promoted Marty's photo book, Country Music: The Masters. After a commercial break, Marty said, "Well, welcome back to The Marty Stuart Show, ladies and gentlemen. Hey, this next song we're gonna send down to all our friends in Meridian, Mississippi, the home of the Father of Country Music. Not talkin' about Hank, Sr. Talkin' about that man behind him, Mr. Jimmie Rodgers. If you've never been to the Jimmie Rodgers Museum, enjoy a visit down there. Speakin' of business and a big visit, it's time for a visit from the Sultan of Goodlettsville, the most popular man in country music, the ole Tennessee Slicker. Ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Milsap, Connie Smith, get ready. How 'bout a hand for Leroy Troy, ladies and gentlemen. Come on out. Hello, Leroy. Ronnie Milsap says 'Lay it on us'. Lay it on us. What's on your mind, Goodlettsville brother?"

Leroy: "Well, I tell ya what. You know, I may not can do any country cookin', but I can do some country singin'."

Marty: "Don't doubt it, don't doubt it."

Leroy: "Just can't help it."

Marty: "If I'm still in love with you. Fell flat, didn't it? Well, go to Scruggs. Whatcha gonna sing?"

Leroy: "Here's one called and I've heard Little Tater sing this many a time. 'Country Boy'. Right here in D."

Marty said, "That's fine, Leroy." Eddie said, "That's Leroy Troy right there and 'Country Boy'. Truer words were never sung through falser teeth. I can promise you that. Well, it's hymn time right now. We're gonna call on Marty Stuart and The Fabulous Superlatives and got a song picked out that comes to us by way of Mississippi's first family of gospel music. The mighty Staple Singers. This is called 'Get Right Church'. Fellas."

After a commercial break, Eddie Stubbs promoted the Superlatone Store. Eddie said, "Well, it's been a touchdown show of treble and twang and here to tell you more about what's comin' up next is Mr. Twang himself, Marty Stuart." Marty said, "Raise your hands again." Eddie raises his hands and goes "Ahhhhh." Marty continued, "That's the most exercise I've ever seen you do. You're right, Eddie Stubbs, it's been a big day. Mr. Milsap, you are the top cat in town. Thank you for comin' by our show." Ronnie said, "Hey Marty, God bless you. Thanks for having me." Marty said, "Oh, are you kiddin'? Our stock went up when you said 'yeah'." Ronnie said, "Oh man, it's amazing. Everybody out here. This whole thing is family." Marty said, "It is family. Well, you're family. And speakin' of family, we would like to thank everybody down at the Frog Level Baptist Church for givin' us this piano for the day." Ronnie said, "We don't wanna open the top. There might be some snakes in there." Marty said, "You never know. You never know. Play us one of your biggin's Mr. Milsap." Ronnie said, "All right, sir." He sang "Don't You Ever Get Tired (Of Hurting Me)."

Marty walks over and gets Ronnie and said, "Come see me, boy. Oh look-a-here. My man, Ronnie Milsap. Thank you, darlin'. On behalf of Ronnie Milsap, Connie Smith." Ronnie said, "Thank you, Marty." Marty continued, "The Fabulous Superlatives, all the pickers, Eddie Stubbs, Leroy Troy, I'm Marty Stuart saying we'll see you again next week on The Marty Stuart Show. You did good, Ronnie." Ronnie said, "Thank you fellas." Marty said, "Tore it up. boy. Tore it up."

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