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Twentieth century drifter : the life of Marty Robbins

Author: Diane Diekman
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2012.
Series: Music in American life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biography of a country singer, racecar driver, restless seeker

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Marty Robbins; Marty Robbins
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Diekman
ISBN: 9780252036323 0252036328
OCLC Number: 743214713
Description: xi, 280 pages, [14] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: In the hall of fame --
Child of the Arizona desert --
A drifter --
Music and Marizona --
On Columbia Records --
Mr. Teardrop --
Singing the blues in a white sport coat --
Gunfighter ballads and trail songs --
Early 1960s --
Cowboy in a continental suit --
Still more gunfighter ballads and trail songs --
From dirt track to NASCAR --
A hot dog ready to pop --
"I want to race again" --
Back in the groove --
NASCAR 42 --
Twentieth century drifter --
Return to the road --
Back on Columbia Records and the spotlight --
The Marty Robbins Band on tour --
Into the '80s --
NASCAR--phase two --
Super legend --
No plans of quitting any time soon --
"I'll be drifting home" --
Some memories just won't die --
Appendix: Band members.
Series Title: Music in American life.
Responsibility: Diane Diekman.

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"A detailed account of the life and career of country music superstar Marty Robbins. Anyone interested in Robbins or the country music world of his long era will enjoy Diane Diekman's refreshing, Read more...

 
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