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Honky Tonkin's What I Do Best

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Honky Tonkin's What I Do Best

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

We gave it an A-

Marty Stuart has smarts, taste, great guitar chops, and he’s a good-lookin’ cuss; the sole minus is an ordinary voice. All told, that adds up to plenty. He parties nearer the top with every album, and this is his best major-label outing yet. The Beatlesish guitar of ”Thanks to You,” the rotgut Delta blues of ”The Mississippi Mudcat and Sister Sheryl Crow” (in which Marty spies ”a damsel in dis dress”), and other smart little touches raise Honky Tonkin’s What I Do Best way above country’s current crop of corn. A-