Singer-Songwriter Charlie Robison Passes Away at the Age of 59 in Texas

Charlie Robison

Charlie Robison does in Nashville on June 14, 2001.

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Charlie Robison, the Texas singer-songwriter whose rootsy anthems made the country graphes up until he was required to retire after issues from a clinical treatment left him not able to sing, passed away on Sunday. He was 59.

Robison passed away at a medical facility in San Antonio after experiencing heart attack and also various other issues, according to a household rep.

Robison released his songs profession in the late 1980s, playing in neighborhood Austin bands like Two Hoots and also a Holler prior to creating his very own Millionaire Playboys. In 1996, he launched his solo launching, Bandera, called for the Texas Hill Country community where his household has actually had a cattle ranch for generations.

When he was come close to by Sony in 1998, Robison authorized with its Lucky Dog imprint, which was dedicated to rawer nation. His 2001 cd Step Right Up, which came to a head at No. 27 on the Top Country Albums graph, generated the leading 40 nation track “I Want You Bad.” The solitary gotten to No. 35 on the Hot Country Songs graph.

In 2018, Robison revealed that he had actually completely shed the capacity to sing adhering to a procedure on his throat. “Therefore, with a very heavy heart I am officially retiring from the stage and studio,” he composed on Facebook.

Robison functioned as a court for one year on United States Network’s Nashville Star, a fact television program in which candidates cohabited while contending for a c and w taping agreement.

He is made it through by his partner, Kristen Robison, and also 4 youngsters and also stepchildren. He had 3 youngsters with his initial partner, Emily Strayer, an establishing participant of the super star nation band The Chicks. They separated in 2008.

Memorial solutions are pending.



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