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musician

Marty Robbins, musician. awards 1980. Member Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, 1954-1982; Member National Association Stock Car Racing, American Federation Musicians, Country Music Association, Academy Country and Western Music Association, American Federation television and Radio Artists, Screen Guild.

Background

Robbins, Marty was born on September 26, 1925 in Glendale, Arizona, United States. Son of Jack Joe and Emma (Heckle) Robbins.

Education

Graduate high sch.

Career

Artist Columbia Broadcasting System Records, 1952-1972, Master of Computer Applications Records, 1972-1974, Columbia Records, 1975-1982. President Marioposa Music, 1960-1982, Maricopa Music, 1960-1982, Maricana Music, 1960-1982, Charger Records, 1970-1982, all Nashville. Operator cattle farm, Franklin, Tenn.

Composer over 500 songs. Composer: A White Sport Coat, 1955, El Paso, 1956, Devil Woman, 1962, You Gave Me a Mountain, 1966, Don’t Worry, 1960, My Woman, My Woman, My Wife, 1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer over 500 songs. Starred in 8 movies

    • star syndicated television show Marty Robbins’ Spotlight, from 1977. (Recipient gold records, platinum records, Gold Guitars, American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers awards, BMI awards, Grammy awards, Gold Trustees’ medal for outstanding contribution to Western heritage through music National Cowboy Hall of Fame 1979, 2 Music City News Cover awards 1980.

      Composer: A White Sport Coat, 1955, El Paso, 1956, Devil Woman, 1962, You Gave Me a Mountain, 1966, Don’t Worry, 1960, My Woman, My Woman, My Wife, 1970. Author: novel Small Man, 1966.

Membership

Member Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, 1954-1982. Member National Association Stock Car Racing, American Federation Musicians, Country Music Association, Academy Country and Western Music Association, American Federation television and Radio Artists, Screen Guild.

Connections

Married Marizona Baldwin, September 27, 1945. Children: Ronny, Janet.

father:
Jack Joe Robbins

mother:
Emma (Heckle) Robbins

spouse:
Marizona Baldwin

children:
Ronny Robbins

Janet Robbins