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Heaven - Boxcar Willie - King Of The Railroad

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Lecil Travis Martin September 1, — April 12,whose stage name was Boxcar Williewas an American country music singer-songwriter and Air Force personnel sergeant, who sang in the "old-time hobo" music style, complete with dirty face, overalls, and a floppy hat.

Martin was born in Sterrett, Texas in In Lincoln, NebraskaMartin was once sitting at a railroad crossing and a fellow that closely resembled his chief boom operator, Willie Heaven - Boxcar Willie - King Of The Railroadpassed by sitting in a boxcar.

He said, "There goes Willie. InMartin met his future wife, Lloene, in Boise, Idaho. They later had four children. In San Jose, CaliforniaMartin attended a talent show as "Boxcar Willie" and performed under the nickname for the first time.

That was his part-time vocation, however he was still in the Air Force and had been flying daily missions. InMartin retired from the Air Force and became a full-time performer. He entered American mainstream pop culture consciousness due to a series of television commercials for record compilations of artists who were obscure in the United States, yet had Go Metal With George Harrison - Various - Common Life Comp.

II. - Pissed HC/Thrash international followings, such as Slim Whitman and Gheorghe Zamfir. He went on to become a star in country music. InMartin achieved a professional landmark by being inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. In addition to the Boxcar Willie Theater, he opened a museum and eventually had two motels, both bearing his name. Boxcar Willie was one of the first big stars to open a show in Branson, paving the way for Heaven - Boxcar Willie - King Of The Railroad other nationally known names that followed.

Martin was diagnosed with leukemia inand died on April 12, in Branson, Missouri the at age of He was buried at Ozarks Memorial Park in Branson. Boxcar Willie's legacy also includes being named "America's Favorite Hobo". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Boxcar Willie. Archived from the original on 4 March Retrieved 6 September Country music, U. Virgin Books. London: Guinness World Records Limited. Handbook of Texas Music. Texas State Historical Assn. Members of the Grand Ole Opry. Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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