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Marty Robbins (I) (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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Known For

The Drifter
The Drifter The Drifter
(1965)
Guns of a Stranger
Guns of a Stranger Sheriff Matthew Roberts (The Drifter)
(1973)
A Perfect World
A Perfect World Soundtrack
(1993)
Emperor of the North
(1973)

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 2014 Dumb and Dumber To (performer: "El Paso") / (writer: "El Paso")
  AmeriCarna (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Marty Robbins Resto (2014) ... (performer: "El Paso") / (writer: "El Paso")
  Breaking Bad (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Felina (2013) ... (performer: "El Paso" - uncredited) / (writer: "El Paso" - uncredited)
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Mort i espiritualitat (2012) ... (performer: "Red River Valley")
  Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- It's a Small World Holiday: Part One (2011) ... (performer: "Big Iron") / (writer: "Big Iron")
 2011 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band (2011) ... (writer: "Big Iron")
 2010 Fallout: New Vegas (Video Game) (performer: "Big Iron") / (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")
 2002 The Original Latin Kings of Comedy (Documentary) (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")
 1994 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.6 (1994) ... (writer: "Devil Woman")
 1993 A Perfect World (performer: "Don't Worry") / (writer: "Don't Worry")
 1993 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Reunion (1993) ... (performer: "A White Sport Coat" - uncredited)
 1982 Honkytonk Man (performer: "Honkytonk Man")
  The Porter Wagoner Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1980) (writer - 1 episode, 1980)
- Marty Robbins (1980) ... (performer: "Begging to You", "She's Made of Faith", "I Wash My Hands in Muddy Water") / (writer: "Begging to You")
 1980 14th Annual Music City News Awards (TV Special) (performer: "All Around Cowboy") / (writer: "All Around Cowboy")
 1980 Steve Martin: Comedy Is Not Pretty (TV Special) (performer: "El Paso" - uncredited) / (writer: "El Paso" - uncredited)
 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")
 1974 The Ernie Sigley Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 22 August 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "My Woman, My Woman, My Wife")
- Episode dated 5 March 1974 (1974) ... (writer: "You Gave Me a Mountain")
 1973 The Graham Kennedy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 9 August 1973 (1973) ... (writer: "You Gave Me a Mountain")
 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") / (writer: "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 Country Music (performer: "El Paso", "Crawling on my knees", "My Woman, My Woman, My Wife", "Devil Woman", "They'll Never Take Her Love from Me", "Begging to you", "Don't Worry", "(I Washed My Hands In) Muddy Water", "The Best Part of Living (Is Loving You)") / (writer: "El Paso", "Crawling on my knees", "My Woman, My Woman, My Wife", "Devil Woman", "Begging to you", "Don't Worry", "The Best Part of Living (Is Loving You)")
 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 - 3 episodes, 1970 - 1971)
- The History of Country Music: Part 1 (1971) ... (performer: "The Master's Call" nm0730419) / (writer: "The Master's Call" nm0730419)
- Episode #1.32 (1970) ... (performer: "The City", "Don't Worry", "Cool Water", "I Ride an Old Paint", "Streets of Laredo") / (writer: "The City", "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 Bandstand (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 7 October 1967 (1967) ... (writer: "Devil Woman")
 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 - 12 episodes, 1965) (writer - 10 episodes, 1965)
- Mountaineers (1965) ... (performer: "The Precious Jewel", "I'll Go on Alone", "Many Tears Ago", "Dream of the Miner's Child", "Count Me Out" - uncredited) / (writer: "I'll Go on Alone" - uncredited)
- Songs from the Islands (1965) ... (performer: "Hawaii's Calling Me", "Blue Sand", "Drowsy Waters", "Hilo March", "Kalua", "Little Grass Skirts", "La Paloma")
- Return to the Saloon (1965) ... (performer: "The Fastest Gun Around", "The Yellow Rose of Texas", "Camptown Races", "To Be in Love with Her", "I Feel Another Heartbreak Coming On" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Feel Another Heartbreak Coming On" - uncredited)
- The Barn Dance (1965) ... (performer: "You Know How Talk Gets Around", "Chained to a Memory", "Penny for Your Thoughts", "Mexican Tune", "In the Valley", "I Couldn't Keep from Crying" - uncredited) / (writer: "In the Valley", "I Couldn't Keep from Crying" - uncredited)
- Sundown (1965) ... (performer: "Long, Long Ago" (uncredited), "Git Along, Little Dogies" (uncredited), "The Wind Goes", "Many Tears Ago", "Mr. Shorty" (uncredited)) / (writer: "The Wind Goes", "Mr. Shorty" (uncredited))
 1964 The Ballad of a Gunfighter (performer: "San Angelo") / (writer: "El Paso", "San Angelo")
 1961 Buffalo Gun (performer: "Clementine", "The Same Two Lips") / (writer: "The Same Two Lips")
 1960 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dale Robertson (1960) ... (writer: "El Paso" - uncredited)
 1960 Ozark Jubilee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 27 February 1960 (1960) ... (writer: "El Paso")
  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)
 1959 The Hanging Tree ("The Hanging Tree")
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Unsold pilot: Co-starred with Russell Hayden (who also produced) in a western pilot to be called "30 Minutes at Gunsight". See more »

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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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

Trivia:

"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 ... See more »

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Mister Teardrop

Star Sign:

Libra

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