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Michael Martin Murphey Edit Profile

songwriter , Country western singer

Michael Martin Murphey, American country western singer, songwriter. Named Best New Artist, County Music Association, Academy County Music; recipient Grammy nomination for a Face in the Crowd, National American Video award for She Wants, award Cowboy Hall of Fame (3), 1990-1992, 95, 96, 99, Western Heritage awards (5), Golden Smoky award National Forest Service, 1998.


Murphey, Michael Martin was born on March 14, 1945 in Texas, United States.


Attended, University of California at Los Angeles.


Professional musician, since 1962. With Lewis & Clark Expedition, 1966-1970. Adjunct professor music and American studies Utah State University.



Married; children: Ryan, Brennan, Laura Lynn.

Ryan Murphey

Brennan Murphey

Laura Lynn Murphey