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"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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The Fresh Air Interview

Marty Stuart: Country Music's Historian Goes To Church

On a new album, Stuart features country on one side and gospel on the other. Mavis Staples joins him in "Uncloudy Day," a song he calls "one of the greatest songs in the American gospel songbook."

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