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Twentieth century drifter: The Life of Marty Robbins

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[2012]
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Drawing from personal interviews and in-depth research, biographer Diane Diekman explains how Robbins saw himself as a drifter, a man always searching for self-fulfilment and inner peace. Born Martin David Robinson to a hardworking mother and abusive alcoholic father, he never fully escaped from the insecurities burned into him by a poverty-stricken nomadic childhood in the Arizona desert. In 1947 he got his first gig as a singer and guitar player. Too nervous to talk, the shy young man walked onstage singing. Soon he changed his name to Marty Robbins, cultivated his magnetic stage presence, and established himself as an entertainer, songwriter, and successful NASCAR driver.
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Automobile racing drivers -- United States -- Biography
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Composers & Musicians
Biographies
Country musicians
Country musicians -- United States -- Biography
Electronic book
Electronic books
MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- Country & Bluegrass
MUSIC -- Individual Composer & Musician
Robbins, Marty
United States
title_displayTwentieth century drifter : the life of Marty Robbins
title_fullTwentieth Century Drifter : The Life of Marty Robbins Diekman, Diane.
Twentieth century drifter : the life of Marty Robbins / Diane Diekman
Twentieth century drifter [electronic resource] : the life of Marty Robbins / Diane Diekman
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Country & Bluegrass
Country musicians
Genres & Styles
Individual Composer & Musician
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Robbins, Marty