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Marty's classic 1959 concept album about the old west is highlighted by the timeless classics "El Paso" and "Big Iron." This 20-bit digitally remastered reissue boasts 3 rare B-sides ("The Hanging Tree," "Saddle Tramp" and the extended version of "El Paso"), plus incisive new essay.
Marty's classic 1959 concept album about the old west is highlighted by the timeless classics "El Paso" and "Big Iron." This 20-bit digitally remastered reissue boasts 3 rare B-sides ("The Hanging Tree," "Saddle Tramp" and the extended version of "El Paso"), plus incisive new essay.
074646599624

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Format: CD
Label: SNY
Catalog: 65996
Rel. Date: 10/19/1999
UPC: 074646599624

Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs
Artist: Marty Robbins
Format: CD
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Marty's classic 1959 concept album about the old west is highlighted by the timeless classics "El Paso" and "Big Iron." This 20-bit digitally remastered reissue boasts 3 rare B-sides ("The Hanging Tree," "Saddle Tramp" and the extended version of "El Paso"), plus incisive new essay.

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''Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs'' is an album released by Marty Robbins on the Columbia Records label in September 1959, peaking at #6 on the U.S. pop albums chart. It was recorded on April 7, 1959

It is perhaps best known for Robbins' most successful single, "El Paso", a major hit on both the country and pop music charts. It reached #1 in both charts at the start of 1960 and won the Grammy Award for Best Country & Western Recording that same year.

In 1999 it was re-released on the Legacy Records reissue label with the tracks resequenced and included three bonus tracks, including the full length version of "El Paso." - Wikipedia

        
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