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Michael Martin Murphey

American singer-songwriter

Michael Martin Murphey

American singer-songwriter
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birthday
14th
March, 1945
Birth Place
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Birth Sign
pisces
Biography

Michael Martin Murphey (born March 14, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter best known for writing and performing Western music, country music and popular music. A multiple Grammy nominee, Murphey has six gold albums, including Cowboy Songs, the first album of cowboy music to achieve gold status since Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs by Marty Robbins in 1959. He has recorded the hit singles “Wildfire”, “Carolina in the Pines”, “What’s Forever For”, “A Long Line of Love”, “What She Wants”, “Don’t Count the Rainy Days”, and “Maybe This Time”. Murphey is also the author of New Mexico’s state ballad, “The Land of Enchantment”. Murphey has become a prominent musical voice for the Western horseman, rancher, and cowboy.

instruments played
banjo
Guitar
Harmonica
mandolin
Piano
Vocals
Genres

Western, country, Outlaw country, folk, pop, bluegrass, soft rock

Labels

A&M, Epic, Liberty, Warner Bros. Records, Valley Entertainment, Real West Productions, Rural Rhythm Records, Western Jubilee Recording

Occupations

Singer-songwriter

Years Active

1964 present

Name

Michael Martin Murphey

Nationality

United States of America

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