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Marty Robbins
Birth: Sep. 26, 1925
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
Death: Dec. 8, 1982
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) 
Family links: 
  Emma Heckle Cavaness Robinson (1889 - 1970)
  Marizona Baldwin Robbins (1930 - 2001)*
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Woodlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Gethsemane Lot 15-B
GPS (lat/lon): 36.1186, -86.76417
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Marty, You had a great voice, and I enjoyed listening to your music. During High School we all punched up A White Sports Coat on the jukebox, and when I worked as a DJ during those years I was often requested to play El Paso, and I heard it so often I c...(Read more)
- Em
 Added: Dec. 22, 2014
Merry Christmas (early)! God bless you as you attend the magnificent celebration of Jesus Christ's Birthday within His Kingdom. Rest in Peace.
- Richard S. Barzelogna
 Added: Dec. 15, 2014
God bless you throughout the 2014 Yuletide, the holiest season of the year. Merry Christmas (early)! Rest in Peace.
- Richard S. Barzelogna
 Added: Dec. 10, 2014
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