Robbie Robertson

Born: July 5, 1943    Primary Instrument: Guitar

Robbie Robertson

Jaime Robert Klegerman popularly known as Robbie Robertson is a guitarist, singer and songwriter born on 5th July, 1943 in Toronto, Canada. Robbie is best remembered for his wonderful performances as a member of “The Band”. As per Rolling Stone magazine he ranked Seventy eight in the list of best hundred Guitarists to be ever born on this planet

Robbie Robertson’s father was a Jew and his mother a Mohawk. Robbie adopted his stepfather's surname after his mother married him. His first experience of music was at Six Nations of the Grand River 1ST Nation, where he went to live during the summers as it was the place of his mother's family folks. Robbie Robertson learned to play guitar at a young age and had written songs and performed in many live shows as a teenager....
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Albums with The Band
1968 Music from Big Pink
1969 The Band
1970 Stage Fright
1971 Cahoots
1972 Rock of Ages
1973 Moondog Matinee
1975 Northern Lights - Southern Cross
1977 Islands
1978 The Last Waltz
1995 Live at Watkins Glen Albums with Bob Dylan and The Band 1974 Before the Flood
1974 Planet Waves
1975 The Basement Tapes
1998 The Bootleg Series Vol. 4: Bob Dylan Live 1966,
The "Royal Albert Hall" Concert Solo recordings 1987 Robbie Robertson (featuring U2, Peter Gabriel)
1991 Storyville
1994 Music for The Native Americans
1998 Contact from the Underworld of Redboy
2011 How To Become Clairvoyant Film credits Robertson is credited in the following films: 1978 The Last Waltz (performer/producer)
1980 Carny (actor/writer/producer)
1980 Raging Bull (music producer)
1983 The King of Comedy (music producer)
1986 The Color of Money (songs and score)
1991 Until the End of the World (music)
1994 Jimmy Hollywood (music)
1995 Casino (music consultant)
1995 The Crossing Guard (actor – Roger)
1996 Phenomenon (executive soundtrack producer)
1996 Dakota Exile (narrator)
1999 Forces of Nature (creative music consultant)
1999 Wolves (narrator)
1999 Any Given Sunday (songs)
2000 Dancing at the Blue Iguana (song/performer)
2001 The Life and Times of Robbie Robertson
2002 Gangs of New York (executive music producer)
2002 Skins (film) (writer/performer)
2004 Jenifa (co-producer/executive producer)
2004 Ladder 49 (original song Shine Your Light)
2006 The Departed (music producer)
2007 Eric Clapton: Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007 (performer)
2008 Mardik: From Baghdad to Hollywood (actor)
2009 Shutter Island (music supervisor)

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