Marty Robbins’ career was lengthy, even by country
music standards; he released his first single in 1952 and performed right up to
his death three decades later.
The two titles paired here were recorded in the
Sixties, a period when Robbins was one of the biggest names in country. He registered 31 hits, 13 of which crossed
over to the pop charts, and was declared Man of the Decade by the Academy of
Released in 1968, "By The Time I Get To Phoenix”
featured some of Marty’s favourite songs plus four Robbins’ compositions. This album showcases his tremendous range and
ability to cross musical genres.
The album reached No. 8 and spent 19 weeks on the
Billboard country chart. The single
‘Love Is In The Air’ reached No. 10.
In 1967 Marty released his Mexican-themed album
"Tonight Carmen”. It reached No. 4 and
spent 25 weeks on the Billboard country chart.
The title track reached No. 1 in the singles chart and ‘The Girl With
Gardenias In Her Hair’ reached No. 9.
Both albums appear for the first time on CD.
Release Date: 15/07/2013