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Marty Robbins

December 31, 1969 OH420 7 min.


Country performer. Born September 26, 1925. Died December 8, 1982. Real name: Martin David Robinson. Legendary singer, songwriter, and recording artist. Longtime Grand Ole Opry star. Achieved hits on the Billboard charts every year from 1952-1983. His songwriting credits include the Grammy Award winning songs “El Paso,” and “My Woman, My Woman, My Wife.” Member, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Member, Country Music Hall of Fame®.

Interview Summary

[ca. 1970]
(7 minutes)
Country entertainer Marty Robbins gives a brief interview with a special emphasis on his recent heart surgery. Discussion includes the influence of Gene Autry; the medical condition of his heart; his interest in car racing; and comments on his recent hit, “My Woman, My Woman, My Wife.”

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