Boxcar Willie

Country, Musical Artist

1931 – 1999

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Who was Boxcar Willie?

Boxcar Willie, born as Lecil Travis Martin was an American country music singer, who sang in the "old-time hobo" music style, complete with dirty face, overalls, and a floppy hat. "Boxcar Willie" was originally a character in a ballad he wrote, but he later adopted it as his own stage name.

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Born
Sep 1, 1931
Ovilla
Also known as
  • Box Car Willie
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Apr 12, 1999
Branson

Submitted
on July 23, 2013