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Marty Robbins
Birth: Sep. 26, 1925
Glendale
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
Death: Dec. 8, 1982
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

Singer/Songwriter/Race Driver. Began writing songs while in the Navy during World War II. Signed by Columbia Records and had his first number one country single with "I'll Go On Alone" in 1953. He also became a member of the Grand Ole Opry that same year. Over the course of his career he would have 15 more number 1 songs on the country charts with several of them also reaching the top ten on the pop charts. His most famous songs include "A White Sport Coat (And A Pink Carnation)," "El Paso," "Devil Woman," "Don't Worry," and "My Woman, My Woman, My Wife." In 1965, he became interested in stock car racing and from 1966 to 1982 he competed in 35 NASCAR Winston Cup races. He had 6 top ten finishes with his best effort being a fifth place finish in the 1974 Motorstate 400 at Michigan Speedway. On October 11, 1982 he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame and his last NASCAR race was in the Atlanta Journal 500 on November 7, 1982. He died of a heart attack just one month later. (bio by: Decal) 
 
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 Parents:
  Emma Heckle Cavaness Robinson (1889 - 1970)
 
 Spouse:
  Marizona Baldwin Robbins (1930 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 36.1186, -86.76417
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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God bless you and thank you for your honorable, selfless service. Fair Winds and Following Seas. Rest in Peace.
- LTC B, USAR (ret)
 Added: Aug. 31, 2014
Thanks again for all the great music, Marty. You're still one of my all time favorites. You were truly blessed by God with that voice. You're still missed. RIP, Mr. Robinson.
- nathonics
 Added: Aug. 19, 2014
God bless you and thank you for the entertainment. Rest in Peace.
- Richard S. Barzelogna
 Added: Aug. 18, 2014
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