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Marty Robbins (1925–1982)

He is known for many styles of music - pure honky-tonk, rockabilly, gospel, straight-ahead pop, blues and Hawaiian. But fans remember Marty Robbins best for his cowboy songs. Songs like "Big Iron", "Running Gun", "The Hanging Tree" and of course "El Paso" established Robbins as the master of the style of country music. He and twin sister Mamie were... See full bio »

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 2014 AmeriCarna (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Marty Robbins Resto (2014) ... (performer: "El Paso")
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Mort i espiritualitat (2012) ... (performer: "Red River Valley")
 2011 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band (2011) ... (writer: "Big Iron")
  Rock & Chips (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Pilot (2010) ... (performer: "El Paso" - uncredited) / (writer: "El Paso" - uncredited)
  True Blood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- I Will Rise Up (2009) ... (performer: "Devil Woman" - uncredited) / (writer: "Devil Woman" - uncredited)
 2007 Opry Video Classics: Legends (Video) (performer: "El Paso") / (writer: "El Paso")
 2007 Lucky You (performer: "El Paso") / (writer: "El Paso")
 2006 Elvis Presley: Love Me Tender (Video) (writer: "You Gave Me a Mountain")
 2006 Aloha from Sweden (Video) (writer: "You Gave Me A Mountain")
 2006 Glory Road (writer: "El Paso")
 2005 Daltry Calhoun (performer: "Utah Carol", "June's Mash Up")
 2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (performer: "El Paso") / (writer: "El Paso")
 2001 Confession d'un dragueur (writer: "Oh les filles")
 1997 Going All the Way (performer: "A White Sport Coat And A Pink Carnation") / (writer: "A White Sport Coat And A Pink Carnation")
 1993 A Perfect World (performer: "Don't Worry") / (writer: "Don't Worry")
 1982 Honkytonk Man (performer: "Honkytonk Man")
 1980 14th Annual Music City News Awards (TV Movie) (performer: "All Around Cowboy") / (writer: "All Around Cowboy")
 1980 Steve Martin: Comedy Is Not Pretty (TV Movie) (performer: "El Paso" - uncredited) / (writer: "El Paso" - uncredited)
 1980 The Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Marty Robbins (1980) ... (performer: "Begging to You", "She's Made of Faith", "I Wash My Hands in Muddy Water")
 1977 Elvis in Concert (TV Special documentary) (writer: "You Gave Me a Mountain")
 1975 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jack and Jill (1975) ... (writer: "El Paso")
 1973 Emperor of the North (performer: "A Man and a Train")
 1973 Guns of a Stranger (performer: "The Drifter", "Dreamer", "Restless Cattle", "Lonely Old Bunkhouse", "The Wind Goes", "Oh, Virginia", "Mr. Rutledge")
 1973 Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii (TV Special documentary) (writer: "You Gave Me A Mountain")
 1972 43: The Richard Petty Story (performer: "Friends", "Hangdown Road")
 1972 Elvis on Tour (Documentary) (writer: "You Gave Me A Mountain")
 1972 Der Tod der Maria Malibran (performer: "Tonight Carmen" - uncredited) / (writer: "Tonight Carmen" - uncredited)
  The Johnny Cash Show (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 1970 - 1971) (writer - 2 episodes, 1970)
- The History of Country Music: Part 1 (1971) ... (performer: "The Master's Call")
- Episode #1.32 (1970) ... (performer: "The City", "Don't Worry", "Cool Water", "I Ride an Old Paint", "Streets of Laredo") / (writer: "Don't Worry")
- Episode #1.17 (1970) ... (performer: "El Paso", "Running Gun", "Big Iron") / (writer: "El Paso", "Big Iron")
 1970 Moonfire (performer: "The Wheel of Life", "Get You Off My Mind")
 1969 Music Scene (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.14 (1969) ... (writer: "Lord You Gave Me a Mountain")
 1969 From Nashville with Music (lyrics: "Tonight Carmen") / (music: "Tonight Carmen") / (performer: "Tonight Carmen", "Green Green Grass of Home", "Hello Daily News", "Singing the Blues")
 1967 The Road to Nashville (performer: "Count me out", "Devil woman", "Working my way through a heartache", "Begging to you", "El Paso") / (writer: "Devil woman", "Begging to you", "El Paso")
 1967 Hell on Wheels (performer: "The shoe goes on the other foot tonight", "This song", "No tears mylady", "Would you take me back again", "I'll have to make some changes", "Fly butterfly fly") / (writer: "No tears mylady", "Fly butterfly fly")
  The Drifter (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes, 1965) (writer - 4 episodes, 1965)
- Ghost Town (1965) ... (performer: "Home on the Range" (uncredited), "Hand Me Down My Walkin' Cane" (uncredited), "Pull, Mule, Pull", "No One Will Ever Know" (uncredited), "Feleena (from El Paso)" (uncredited)) / (writer: "Feleena (from El Paso)" - uncredited)
- Virginia (1965) ... (performer: "Streets of Laredo" (uncredited), "Your Son is a Drifter" (uncredited), "Oh, Virginia" (uncredited), "Red River Valley") / (writer: "Oh, Virginia" - uncredited)
- Trappers Cabin (1965) ... (performer: "I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen" (uncredited), "The Girl I Left Behind Me" (uncredited), "Billy the Kid", "When the Work's All Done This Fall" (uncredited), "People's Valley", "Night Time on the Desert" (uncredited)) / (writer: "People's Valley", "Night Time on the Desert" (uncredited))
- General Store (1965) ... (performer: "I'm a Roving Cowboy" (uncredited), "Cool Water", "Lonely Old Bunkhouse", "Running Gun" (uncredited), "El Paso" (uncredited)) / (writer: "El Paso" - uncredited)
 1964 Ballad of a Gunfighter (performer: "San Angelo") / (writer: "El Paso", "San Angelo")
 1960 Ozark Jubilee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 27 February 1960 (1960) ... (writer: "El Paso")
 1959 The Hanging Tree ("The Hanging Tree")
  Country Style, U.S.A. (TV Series short) (performer - 2 episodes, 1957 - 1959) (writer - 1 episode, 1957)
- Episode #3.8 (1959) ... (performer: "Nothing but Sweet Lies", "Most of the Time", "Singin' the Blues" (uncredited))
- Episode #1.8 (1957) ... (performer: "I Can't Quit (I've Gone Too Far)", "Singin' the Blues", "Knee Deep in Trouble", "The Same Two Lips" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Can't Quit (I've Gone Too Far)", "The Same Two Lips" - uncredited)
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Personal Quote:

The great songs just come out. If it comes quick, just leave it that way.

Trivia:

According to a 1982 interview, was outside in his back yard on the afternoon of July 31, 1964, during a severe thunderstorm, when he heard a low flying plane go directly overhead. He said, "I thought to myself, either he's a hell of a pilot or he's in trouble, because you just wouldn't be intentionally flying that low in that kind of a storm. A few seconds later, I heard it crash". Shortly ... See more »

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Mister Teardrop

Star Sign:

Libra

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