L. C. Robinson

L. C. Robinson

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. L. C. Robinson (May 15, 1915 - September 26, 1976) was an American blues singer, guitarist, and fiddle player. He played a stand-mounted, solid-body, electric steel guitar, the sort often heard in Western Swing bands. It was Leon McAuliffe of Bob Wills' Texas Playboys who inspired Robison, a fellow Texan to take up the instrument. He was born Louis Charles Robinson in Brenham, Texas. He generally worked with his harmonica playing brother, A. C. Robinson; in Texas in the 1930s and after World War II in the San Francisco Bay Area, where the recorded a few times for small record labels. In 1968, he recorded his first sides for the World Pacific Records label, on Oakland Blues, a compilation album of artists from that city. Recorded primarily in San Francisco, California during the early 1970s, a few years before his death he cut the album Mojo In My Hand, a retrospective of his music, spotlighting his multi-instrumental skills - on guitar, fiddle and lap steel guitar.show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134978248
  • 9786134978248