Thursday, May 19, 2005

Big Iron !




Marty Robbins has more greatest-hits compilations than most artists have hits! Robbins landed a recording contract with Columbia in 1951 with the assistance of Little Jimmy Dickens, who had been a fan ever since appearing on Western Caravan. « El Paso » (his 1959 chart-topper and biggest crossover success) began a very successful decade for Robbins. "Big Iron," another western song, followed its predecessor to the Top Ten of the country charts in 1960.
C’mon everybody, all together :Yeeha.

Marty Robbins - Big Iron

Marty Robbins - El Paso

Marty Robbins - Five Brothers


5 Comments:

Blogger bigrockcandymountain said...

yeeeehaw and hooray. a margarita toast to marty robbins

2:49 PM  
Blogger f said...

Dear sir, I am sending you some questions by way of my own blog over here: onemansafari.blogspot.com. It's called a 'meme' for reasons unknown to me and the thing is to participate or not to participate -just do what you want to do with it! (Hope you do of course.) Keep on rocking anyway and spreading those good words! One man Frank Safari.

9:05 AM  
Blogger Reverend Frost said...

Done!

11:23 AM  
Anonymous roo said...

C'mon Rev,
comments not up to usual standard...you could have mentioned the nice guitar work of the late
Grady Martin as a contributor to this early Tex-Mex western sound...

3:57 AM  
Blogger Reverend Frost said...

I know I know, I was in a hurry :)

11:06 AM  

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