Marty Stuart's Way Out West: A Country Music Odyssey

Marty Stuart’s Way Out West: A Country Music Odyssey, co-curated by the GRAMMY Museum and Marty Stuart, highlights the West Coast impact on country music, featuring items by artists including Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Buck Owens and Stuart himself. Many of the items in the exhibit come from the private collection of Stuart. 

Featured artifacts on display include:

  • Handwritten lyrics to Johnny Cash’s “Folsom Prison Blues” and “Man in Black”
  • Cash’s Martin D-45 guitar
  • Items from Marty Stuart’s childhood
  • Buck Owens’ “Pledge to Country Music”
  • Handwritten lyrics and two guitars from Merle Haggard
  • Instrument and wardrobe items from Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives
  • Photographs captured by Stuart
  • Unique wardrobe items from America’s “Most Colorful Hillbilly Band” Maddox Brothers and Rose
  • And more

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