"I got kicked out of school a few weeks in, because I was caught reading a country-music song roundup book inside my history book," Marty Stuart says. David McClister/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Marty Stuart: Keeper Of Country Music's Cowboy Couture

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Marty Stuart And His Fabulous Superlatives On World Cafe

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Tracey Thorn's third album focuses on the small details in life: weddings, singles bars and the size of one's jeans. Edward Bishop hide caption

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Ken Tucker's Top 10 Albums Of 2010

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Marty Stuart was born in Philadelphia, Miss., where he taught himself to play both the guitar and mandolin as a teenager. James Minchin III hide caption

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Marty Stuart Returns To His Roots On 'Ghost Train'

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Photographing The Masters Of Country Music

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Marty Stuart in Studio on World Cafe - 01/24/2006

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Marty Stuart Rediscovers Gospel in 'Souls' Chapel'

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