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Love and Luck

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Love and Luck

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Marty Stuart
genre:
Country

We gave it a B

As a singer, Marty Stuart has all the zip of unbuttered toast, and as a writer, too many of his songs float aimlessly, like helium balloons toward the heavens. Yet Stuart has genuine love for the early country greats and injects his own work with such impassioned strains of old hillbilly styles, that he charms in spite of his limitations. The standout cuts on Love and Lucks include the bluegrassy ”Oh, What a Silent Night” and ”I Ain’t Giving Up on Love,” a George Jones-like romp through the sexes. B