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Robbie Robertson, OC (born Jaime Royal Robertson; July 5, 1943) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist best known for his work as lead guitarist and primary songwriter within The Band. As a songwriter, Robertson is credited for such songs as "The Weight", "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down", "Up On Cripple Creek", "Broken Arrow" and "Somewhere Down the Crazy River". He has been inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, and was ranked 59th in Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.

Age: 72
Nationality: Canadian
Claim to Fame: The Band lead guitarist

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2013 Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 -
2008 The Dreaming Narrator
1996 Dakota Exile Narrator
1995 The Crossing Guard Roger
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Musical Guest
1980 Carny Patch
Curse of the Axe Narrator
2013 The Wolf of Wall Street -
2010 Shutter Island -
2002 Gangs of New York -
1999 Forces of Nature -



I think the most important thing here is... paying homage to other artists. Everybody (is) passing the baton because there are many people who are going to be in this show. If it wasn`t for them, a lot of the rest of us wouldn`t be doing this.


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Nominated for 4 Awards | Won 1

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