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Grammy Award Winner...
...The Most Recorded Drummer In History
The Hits - Vol. 1 - John JR Robinson
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JR can be heard on records from Eric Clapton’s “Change the World”, Michael Jackson / Lionel Richie’s “We are the world”, Daft Punk’s “Random Access Memories” and thousands of other songs.…totaling over 300 Million units sold. JR is a true legend in the music world.
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John “JR” Robinson has become the most recorded drummer in history,
even surpassing the great Hal Blaine. Some of the hits are, We Are The World, All Night Long, You Are and Say You Say Me by Lionel Richie, I’m
So Excited and Slow Hand by the Pointer Sisters, I’m Just A Gigolo and California Girls by David Lee Roth, Higher Love, The Finer Things and Back
In The Highlife by Steve Winwood, Express Yourself by Madonna, Off The Wall, Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough, Rock With You, The Way You Make
Me Feel, Smooth Criminal, Workin Day and Night and Bad from the late great Michael Jackson, Natalie Cole’s,”Stardust” and Change The World by Eric Clapton, Quincy Jones’ The Dude, Q’s Jook Joint and From Q With Love, Give Me The Night from George Benson just to name a few. Of course in
the 1983 JR won a Grammy with Rufus and Chaka Khan for “Ain’t Nobody”.
JR's motion picture credits includie My Cousin Vinny, Grand Canyon,
Pure Country, Phenomenon, The Body Guard, First Wives Club, Celtic Pride, Dave, Denise The Menace, Evening Star, Father’s Day, Free Willy, Hercules, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Independence Day, Jerry McGuire, The Mirror Has Two Faces, Little Rascals, Nothing To Lose, Nutty Professor, The Preacher’s Wife, Quest For Camelot, South Park, Space Jam, Tin Cup, The Waterboy, Dinosaur, America’s Sweethearts, Rush Hour 2, That Thing That You Do, Pirates of the Caribbean (Dead Man’s Chest), Hairspray, Frasier Theme, Fever Pitch, Anchorman, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Dodgeball, Garfield, My Cousin Vinny, What Happens In Vegas, You Me & Dupree,
Drillbit Taylor, Marley & Me, 27 Dresses, Tropic Thunder, Yes Man,
Year One, I Love You Man and License To Wed.
JR has two solo CDs, Funkshui (2004) and Platinum (2010) on his own label, Homecourt Records, and another CD, Rivers Of Paradise, with his band, TRW, released through Frontiers Records.
In 2005, John Robinson was inducted into the Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association Hall of Fame.
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