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us: Robertson, Robbie

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  • Variants

    • us: Robertson, Jaime Robbie
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Toronto (Ont.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Hawks (Musical group)
        • Affiliation Start: 1960
        • Affiliation End: 1967
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Band (Musical group)
        • Affiliation Start: 1967
        • Affiliation End: 1976
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Rock music
          (lcsh) Motion picture music
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Guitarists
              (lcsh) Composers
                (lcsh) Lyricists
            • Additonal Related Forms

              • us: Band (Musical group)
            • Sources

              • found: The King of comedy [SR] c1983 (a.e.) labels (Robbie Robertson)
              • found: Encyc. of popular mus., 3rd ed. (Robertson, Robbie; b. Jaime Robbie Robertson, July 5, 1943, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; member of the Hawks, touring with Bob Dylan 1965-66 and remaining with this group, under its new name The Band, until its dissolution in 1976)
              • found: The rock who's who, 2nd ed.: p. 23 (under The Band: Jaime Robert "Robbie" Robertson; b. July 5, 1944, Toronto, Canada)
              • found: Internet, URL:̲embers/robbie.html, Sept. 30, 1999 (Robbie Robertson; b. July 5, 1943, Toronto, Ont.; guitarist, songwriter; in 1958 joined the Hawks, toured with Bob Dylan 1965-1966; group, renamed The Band, remained together until 1976; later career includes writing music for films and television)
              • found: Robbie Robertson website, Jan. 15, 2014 (Robbie Robertson; in 1960 became lead guitarist and wrote songs for Ronnie Hawkins & the Hawks; band name changed to the Hawks in 1964; Hawks toured with Bob Dylan 1965-1966, with Robertson on guitar; band name changed to The Band in 1967; The Band played its final concert in 1976; Robertson continued as a solo act and began writing music for films in 1979)
            • LC Classification

              • ML420.R664
            • Change Notes

              • 1983-09-15: new
              • 2016-07-08: revised
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