30 September 1958, Philadelphia, Mississippi, USA. Country singer Stuart learned the mandolin as a young child and played with the Sullivan Family Gospel Singers, and went on the road with Lester Flatt when only 13 years old. After Flatts death in 1979, Stuart became part of Johnny Cashsband. He married Cashs daughter, Cindy, although in keeping with most of the Cashs musical marriages they were soon divorced. Cash was among the guests on his excellent Sugar Hill Records debut, 1982s Busy Bee Cafe. Stuart enjoyed his first taste of success in 1985 when he made the US country Top 20 with Arlene. When his self-titled debut for US Columbia Records did not sell, they shelved plans to release a second, Let There Be Country, which featured Emmylou Harris and Mark OConnor (the set was finally released in 1992). In 1988, Stuart returned to playing mandolin for Jerry Sullivans gospel group and he subsequently produced...
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