Marty Robbins

1925 - 1982

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Martin David Robinson (September 26, 1925 – December 8, 1982), known professionally as Marty Robbins, was an American singer, songwriter, actor, multi-instrumentalist, and NASCAR racing driver. Robbins was one of the most popular and successful country and western singers for most of his nearly four-decade career, which spanned from the late 1940s to the early 1980s. He was also an early outlaw country pioneer.Born in Glendale, Arizona, Robbins taught himself guitar while serving in the United States Navy during World War II, and subsequently drew fame performing in clubs in and around his hometown. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marty Robbins has received more than 2,436,037 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Marty Robbins is the 1,472nd most popular singer (down from 1,398th in 2019), the 8,090th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,141st in 2019) and the 415th most popular American Singer.

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Among singers, Marty Robbins ranks 1,472 out of 3,541Before him are Nikka Costa, Lindsey Stirling, Daniel Powter, Chris Fehn, Jasraj, and Carlos Mendes. After him are Ewan MacColl, K. J. Yesudas, Anahí, Gilda, Don Dokken, and Tim "Ripper" Owens.

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Among people born in 1925, Marty Robbins ranks 365Before him are Raja Ramanna, Aleksei Paramonov, Gunnar Birkerts, Elaine Stritch, Warren Frost, and Barbara Bates. After him are Lilyan Chauvin, Jacques Grimonpon, Anne V. Coates, Robert B. Sherman, Rosemary Murphy, and Mahmoud Fayad. Among people deceased in 1982, Marty Robbins ranks 208Before him are Virginia Bruce, Vasily Rudenkov, Vivien Merchant, Vitaly Daraselia, Kim Duk-koo, and BP Koirala. After him are Hugh Marlowe, Max de Terra, Ed Hamm, Reta Shaw, Paul Lynde, and Kenneth Rexroth.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Marty Robbins ranks 8,090 out of 15,968Before him are Matt Stone (1971), Micky Dolenz (1945), Clark Clifford (1906), Rhyno (1975), Mia Malkova (1992), and Laura Ramsey (1982). After him are John Ashcroft (1942), Chyna (1969), Justin Henry (1971), Alison Brie (1982), Walter Frederick Morrison (1920), and Bobby Hutcherson (1941).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Marty Robbins ranks 415Before him are Nicky Jam (1981), Sheila E. (1957), Toni Basil (1943), Billy Eckstine (1914), Lindsey Stirling (1986), and Chris Fehn (1973). After him are Don Dokken (1953), Tim "Ripper" Owens (1967), Frederica von Stade (1945), Little Willie John (1937), Jackson C. Frank (1943), and Patti Austin (1950).