Marty Stuart (album)

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Marty Stuart
Marty Stuart 1986.jpg
Studio album by Marty Stuart
Released August 9, 1986
Genre Country, bluegrass
Length 32:18
Language English
Label Columbia
Producer Walt Aldridge, Curtis Allen, Mac McAnally
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Marty Stuart is an eponymous album, and the third solo studio album by country singer Marty Stuart, released in 1986 on Columbia, his only album with that label. He recorded a second album for Columbia titled Let There Be Country, which was not released until 1992.


The album features 9 songs, four of which were co-written by Stuart. The single "Arlene" made number 19 on Hot Country Songs in 1985. "Honky Tonker", "All Because of You", and "Do You Really Want My Lovin'" were also released.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Arlene" Curtis Allen 3:04
2. "All Because of You" Steve Forbert 3:13
3. "The Shape I'm In" Robbie Robertson 3:03
4. "Hometown Heroes" David Mallett 4:15
5. "Honky Tonker" Steve Forbert 3:53
6. "Do You Really Want My Lovin'?" Marty Stuart, Steve Goodman 3:36
7. "Maria (Love To See You Again)" Marty Stuart, Allen 4:07
8. "Heart of Stone" Stuart, Allen 3:18
9. "Beyond The Great Divide" J.C. Crowley, Jack Wesley Routh 3:49



  • Produced By Curtis Allen; co-production on "Honky Tonker" by Walt Aldridge and Mac McAnally
  • Recorded & Engineered By Curtis Allen, Jeff Coppage, Ken Criblez, David Ferguson, Mark Hall, Mark Miller, Rocky Schnaars & Al Schulman
  • Mixed & Remixed By Curtis Allen & Rocky Schnaars
  • Mastered By Hank Williams

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 34