During his 30 year recording career, Marty Robbins was not only considered one of country music’s finest singers, but also one of Columbia’s best selling pop artists. “ A White Sport Coat (and a Pink Carnation)” was one of the defining pop hits of the 1950’s. The Essential Marty Robbins collects 40 of Robbins’ biggest hits, from his famous Western songs like “El Paso City” to “ Faleena” and “Ballad of The Alamo,” to pop chart toppers like “May Woman, My Woman, My Wife,” “Devil Woman,” and “You Gave Me A Mountain.” Essential is the perfect description for this 2-CD set. The absolute best tracks from a truly legendary artist.
-Michael Buffalo Smith