Marty Stuart

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Decades: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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 Flatt’s death in 1979, Stuart became part of Johnny Cash’sband. He married Cash’s daughter, Cindy, although in keeping with most of the Cash’s musical marriages they were soon divorced. Cash was among the guests on his excellent Sugar Hill Records debut, 1982’s 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 O’Connor (the set was finally released in 1992). In 1988, Stuart returned to playing mandolin for Jerry Sullivan’s gospel group and he subsequently produced...

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