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Martin David Robinson (September 26, 1925 – December 8, 1982), known professionally as Marty Robbins, was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and racing driver. One of the most popular and successful country and Western singers of all time for most of his...Wikipedia

Age: 57 (age at death)
Born: 26th September, 1925, Glendale, Arizona
Died: 8th December, 1982, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Height: Height Unknown
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: El Paso

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Honkytonk Man (1982)

The boy is on his way to becoming a man. The man is on his way to becoming a legend.

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Scored 16 No. 1 hits on Billboard magazine`s country singles charts. His 1960 No. 1 hit, "El Paso," was also No. 1 on the Hot 100 charts for two weeks.

 

"Don`t Worry" (his 1961 No. 1 hit on Billboard magazine`s country singles charts (10 weeks)) was the first recorded song to include the "fuzz" effect. A fuse had blown in the control room during recording and as a result, Grady Martin`s lead guitar solo came out with the "fuzz" result. It was not discovered until the song was being played back; while others groaned that the song would have to be re-recorded, Robbins liked the effect and left it in.

 

Talent is being able to please people.

 

I only drank for three years of my life, but I drank enough in those three years to last me the rest of my life... It`s a religious thing.

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Rubye Griffin - question: Didn`t Marty Robbins visit in Moultrie, Georgia as a child? Didn`t a few members of his entrourage come from Moultrie? Rubye (4 years ago)
Sam Davis - I would like to know how many and what songs did Marty Robbins Write (4 years ago)

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