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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 3,014,870 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Marty Robbins is the 1,564th most popular singer (down from 1,468th in 2019), the 8,389th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,076th in 2019) and the 412th most popular American Singer.

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  • 22

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  • 1.50

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  • 4.04

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Among singers, Marty Robbins ranks 1,564 out of 3,528Before him are Gerard Joling, Zazie, Mika Nakashima, Anahí, Magic Sam, and Eleonore Schwarz. After him are Sonny Terry, Emma Abbott, Mark Murphy, Lu Han, Alma Gluck, and Joe Arroyo.

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Among people born in 1925, Marty Robbins ranks 395Before him are Abel Muzorewa, István Szondy, Horacio Guarany, Stepas Butautas, Simone Segouin, and Guru Dutt. After him are Aleksei Paramonov, Ernst Benda, Doc Pomus, Luigi Carpaneda, Cal Tjader, and Charles Haughey. Among people deceased in 1982, Marty Robbins ranks 230Before him are Ben Nicholson, Paul Lynde, Virginia Bruce, Max de Terra, Jakob Streitle, and Sheikh Abdullah. After him are Cal Tjader, Willy Busch, Otto von Porat, Raúl Fernández, James Broderick, and Ruth First.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Marty Robbins ranks 8,389 out of 18,182Before him are Gregory Sierra (1937), Magic Sam (1937), David Benioff (1970), Jeremy Piven (1965), Dave Wottle (1950), and Paul Pierce (1977). After him are Jordan Peele (1979), Vera-Ellen (1921), G. D. Spradlin (1920), Sonny Terry (1911), Dove Cameron (1996), and Walter Becker (1950).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Marty Robbins ranks 412Before him are Alan Jackson (1958), Joe Jonas (1989), Dan Reynolds (1987), Tennessee Ernie Ford (1919), Garth Brooks (1962), and Magic Sam (1937). After him are Sonny Terry (1911), Emma Abbott (1850), Mark Murphy (1932), Lawrence Tibbett (1896), Doc Pomus (1925), and Patti Austin (1950).