Gunfighter Ballads & Trail Songs (CD) ~ Marty Robbins (Artist) Cover Art

Gunfighter Ballads & Trail Songs

By: Marty Robbins

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Marty Robbins Artist Snapshot:

Although best-known for such cowboy songs as "El Paso" and "Big Iron," 1950s, '60s and '70s country star Marty Robbins enjoyed a varied career that spanned the entire gamut between pure honky-tonk and countrypolitan. Robbins was gifted with one of country's most beautiful singing voices, one particularly well-suited to his many pop forays.

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MP3 Downloads Album                  CD Universe Album
DISC 1 for Gunfighter Ballads & Trail Songs Album By Marty Robbins iTunes CD Universe
1   Big Iron Buy Buy  
2   A Hundred And Sixty Acres Buy Buy  
3   They're Hanging Me Tonight Buy Buy  
4   Cool Water Buy Buy  
5   Billy The Kid Buy Buy  
6   Utah Carol Buy Buy  
7   The Strawberry Roan Buy Buy  
8   The Master's Call Buy Buy  
9   Running Gun Buy Buy  
10   El Paso Buy Buy  
11   In The Valley Buy Buy  
12   The Little Green Valley Buy Buy  
13   The Hanging Tree Buy Buy  
14   Saddle Tramp Buy Buy  
15   El Paso Buy Buy  

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Album Description

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Genre: Country & Western
Media Format: Compact Disk
Release Date: 19-OCT-1999

Product Notes

A lonely Westerner in Nashville, Marty Robbins salved his soul by cutting an album (in one afternoon) of mostly self-composed cowboy ballads. One of them was a four-and-a-half-minute epic, "El Paso," that broke every rule of Top 40 programming to become a No. 1 pop and country hit in 1960. Robbins was arguably the most surefooted and accomplished singer in all country music, and that was never more obvious than on these Western ballads performed to often breathtaking perfection with a very small group and a vocal trio. Other titles include "Big Iron" (also a Top 30 hit), "Running Gun," and Western classics like "Cool Water," "Billy the Kid," and "The Strawberry Roan." Three extra tracks flesh out the 1999 release, including "Saddle Tramp" (the B-side of "Big Iron") and "The Hanging Tree" (title song from the 1959 Gary Cooper Western). --Colin Escott

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