Rich Robinson

Rich Robinson

Actor, Director


Rich Robinson is an American music producer, director, and songwriter best known as a founding member and lead guitarist of the rock band The Black Crowes.

Robinson was born in Marietta, Georgia in 1969. He began playing the guitar at the age of 10 and soon became a member of the Atlanta-based band Mr. Crowe's Garden, which eventually became the Black Crowes. He co-wrote all the songs on their debut album, Shake Your Money Maker, and wrote or co-wrote all the songs on their follow-up albums.

Robinson has also collaborated with many other music artists, including Wyclef Jean, Gov’t Mule, Warren Haynes, and Chris Robinson Brotherhood. He has released two solo albums, Paper and The Magnetic Tree.

In addition to his musical career, Robinson is also an acclaimed film director. He directed and produced the 2008 documentary, “The Black Crowes: Live at the Greek Theatre”, which was released on DVD. He also directed the music video for the Black Crowes’ single, “Jealous Again”.

Robinson is a passionate advocate for animal rights and environmental issues. He has spoken out against the use of fur and other animal products, and has been involved in numerous campaigns to raise awareness about these issues.

Robinson is also an avid outdoorsman, having hiked the Grand Canyon, kayaked down the Colorado River, and climbed Mount Rainier. He enjoys nature photography, and his work has been featured in galleries and publications.

Robinson has received numerous awards for his work, including two Grammy nominations. He has also been inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.

Rich Robinson is a true rock and roll pioneer, an accomplished musician, and a passionate environmentalist. His dedication to his craft and advocacy for animal welfare and environmental issues has earned him a place in music history.

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