Kent Robbins

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Kent Robbins
Birth name Kent Marshall Robbins[1]
Born (1947-04-23)April 23, 1947
Origin Mayfield, Kentucky, United States
Died December 27, 1997(1997-12-27) (aged 50)
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Songwriter
Years active 1974–1997
Associated acts Buzz Cason
Charley Pride

Kent Marshall Robbins (April 23, 1947 – December 27, 1997) was an American country music songwriter.

Robbins was born in Mayfield, Kentucky. He began writing for Charley Pride's Pi-Gem music in 1974. Between then and his death, he wrote songs for several other country music artists. Among his compositions was "Love Is Alive" by The Judds, for which he received a Grammy Award nomination in 1985. Robbins also founded a publishing company in 1981 with songwriter Buzz Cason.[1]

Robbins died in an automobile accident outside Clanton, Alabama in 1997. One year after his death, he was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.[1][2]

Songwriting credits[edit]

Singles written or co-written by Robbins:


  1. ^ a b c "Kent Robbins". Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on September 8, 2007. Retrieved 2008-06-27. 
  2. ^ "Lifelines - Deaths". Billboard. 1998-01-17.