My Woman, My Woman, My Wife

Album: My Woman, My Woman, My Wife (1970)
Charted: 42
  • songfacts ®
  • Lyrics
  • The title track of Marty Robbins' My Woman, My Woman, My Wife album, this was written especially for the singer's wife Marizona Baldwin, whom he married in June 1945.
  • "My Woman" was released as a single on January 23, 1970. Four days later, Robbins became one of the first people in the US to undergo a triple arterial bypass, which we now know as open-heart surgery.
  • The song spent a single week at #1 on the Country chart and earned Robbins his first Top 50 entry on the Hot 100 in eight years.
  • "My Woman, My Woman, My Wife" earned Robbins a Grammy for Best Country Song.
Please sign in or register to post comments.

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Songs About MoviesSong Writing

Iron Maiden, Adele, Toto, Eminem and Earth, Wind & Fire are just some of the artists with songs directly inspired by movies - and not always good ones.

Mark Arm of MudhoneySongwriter Interviews

When he was asked to write a song for the Singles soundtrack, Mark thought the Seattle grunge scene was already overblown, so that's what he wrote about.

Women Who RockSong Writing

Evelyn McDonnell, editor of the book Women Who Rock, on why the Supremes are just as important as Bob Dylan.

Brandi CarlileSongwriter Interviews

As a 5-year-old, Brandi was writing lyrics to instrumental versions lullabies. She still puts her heart into her songs, including the one Elton John sings on.

Jackie DeShannon - "Put a Little Love in Your Heart"They're Playing My Song

It wasn't her biggest hit as a songwriter (that would be "Bette Davis Eyes"), but "Put a Little Love in Your Heart" had a family connection for Jackie.

Michael FrantiSongwriter Interviews

Franti tells the story behind his hit "Say Hey (I Love You)" and explains why yoga is an integral part of his lifestyle and his Soulshine tour.