REMEMBERING MARTY ROBBINS

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Robbins served in the Navy until 1945

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Marty Robbins
(Martin David Robinson)

(September 26, 1925 – December 8, 1982)

Robbins was one of Country Music’s best loved and most successful and singers
of his time. His 1957 recording of "A White Sport Coat and a Pink Carnation" sold
over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc. Other accomplishments
also include the Grammy Award for his 1959 hit and signature song "El Paso",

In addition to his recordings and performances, Robbins was an avid race car
driver, competing in 35 career NASCAR races with six top 10 finishes, including
the 197 Firecracker 400. In 1967, Robbins played himself in the car racing film
Hell on Wheels.


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Marty Robbins with his Magnum 6 race car

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