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Philadelphia loves Marty Stuart - so much so that he has his own day, July 9th. This year Marty will be at the Marty Stuart Day celebration for a full day of activities which will include a museum exhibit and road marker dedication. He'll also perform at the Choctaw Indian Fair. Marty's wife, Connie Smith, will also be on hand and will perform at the Choctaw Indian Fair as well. The road marker will designate Marty Stuart Drive off Mississippi 19 north near land Stuart owns. The museum exhibit will feature items that Marty owned including things from his childhood... Read more

Marty Stuart has written a picture, autograph, history book for country music. From everything I've read, it sounds like his love letter to country music. I'm surprised I haven't heard about Marty's book yet since it came out this month. There is a great article about it here. From Amazon's website: When Marty Stuart first entered the Hard Rock Cafe, he was impressed to see the work of rock preservationists, yet realized that the artifacts of country music were being lost or destroyed. He set out to change that, becoming a leading curator of roots music memorabilia and photographer of... Read more

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is going to be going a little bit country in the coming months. Starting October 30 they will have an exhibit called Sparkle & Twang: Marty Stuart's American Musical Odyssey which will feature a collection of artifacts from classic musicians of the last four decades. The HOF website says: Sparkle & Twang: Marty Stuart’s American Musical Odyssey is an astounding array of performance costumes, accessories, handwritten lyrics, personal letters and instruments, collected by country music artist Marty Stuart. The collection represents 40 years of the classic musical greats behind country, rockabilly, bluegrass and... Read more

Marty Stuart and Keith Urban perform together

Marty and Keith perform "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" on Opry Live. Sorry all you Keith fans but I think Marty Stuart totally sang Keith under the table. They're both awesome, though, so I guess it's okay. Note: Okay, so three emails and one comment later I will admit that Marty didn't really sing Keith under the table, but I do prefer Marty's voice. That better? You guys are great when you get riled up. Speaking of Marty and Keith, they made People today. People talks about Keith helping Marty celebrate his 50th birthday. You can read the article... Read more