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", and "Don't Count the Rainy Days". 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.

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Year Title RatingReleases
1972 Geronimo's Cadillac 2
1973 Cosmic Cowboy Souvenir 1
1974 Michael Murphey 1
1975 Blue Sky - Night Thunder 2
1976 Flowing Free Forever 1
1982 Michael Martin Murphey 1
1983 The Heart Never Lies 1
1988 River of Time 1
1989 Land of Enchantment 1
1990 Cowboy Songs 1
1991 Cowboy Christmas 1
1993 Cowboy Songs III 1
1995 What's Forever For 1
1997 The Horse Legends 1
2002 Cowboy Classics: Playing Favorites II 1
2006 Cowboy Songs Vol.5: Heartland Cowboy 1
2013 Red River Drifter 1
Cowboy Christmas III 1
Cowboy Songs Four 1
Tonight We Ride 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
1982 The Best of Michael Martin Murphey 5 1
1990 Best of Country 1
1998 Wildfire 1972–1984 1
2001 Ultimate Collection 1

Album + Live

Year Title RatingReleases
1979 peaks, valleys, honkytonks & alleys 1
1995 Sagebrush Symphony 1

Unspecified type

Year Title RatingReleases
Acoustic Christmas Carols: Cowboy Christmas II 1

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