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Robin Trower

Robin Trower

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Robin Trower: Twice Removed From Yesterday

Review by Ken Barnes, Phonograph Record, May 1973

ROBIN TROWER left Procol Harum well over a year ago, after their BROKEN BARRICADES LP, and has now surfaced with an album and a group ...

Procol Harum: Grand Hotel and Robin Trower: Twice Removed From Yesterday

Review by Mark Leviton, Let It Rock, June 1973

TIME WAS when I'd say that my favourite group and guitarist were Procol Harum and Robin Trower. It seemed all so simple, the steady intelligence ...

Twice Removed From Procol: Robin Trower

Report and Interview by Steven Rosen, Los Angeles Free Press, November 1973

IT TAKES A LOT of gumption to leave a baseball team right after you’ve clinched the pennant, or to walk off the playing field dur-ing ...

Robin Trower's Unbroken Barricade: 'I'm Still in the Shadow of Jimi Hendrix'

Interview by Richard Cromelin, Rolling Stone, 24 April 1975

PORTLAND – Robin Trower finally emerges from the dressing room, which has remained locked for an ominously long time, and forces a smile. ...

Robin Trower: City Hall, Newcastle

Live Review by Idris Walters, Street Life, 6 March 1976

THIS WAS a Sunday, all day long. ...

Robin Trower: A Tower Of Power

Live Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 13 March 1976

Robin Trower: Empire Pool, Wembley ...

Robin Trower: Once More With Feeling

Profile and Interview by Mick Brown, Street Life, 1 May 1976

THERE ARE THREE kinds of limousine driver in America. There are the elder men who used to be accountants or clerks, until the recession forced ...

Robin Trower/Steve Marriott: Brits Slay Yanks With Past Blasts

Live Review by Steven Rosen, Sounds, 22 May 1976

Robin Trower Band/Steve Marriott’s All Stars: Long Beach Arena, Los Angeles ...

Robin Trower: Prince of the Power Wah

Report and Interview by Susan Whitall, Creem, July 1976

"ROBIN TROWER? He's very moody," I was warned before embarking on the road with the 31-year-old English axe ace. "And whatever you do, don't ask ...

Robin Trower: Long Misty Days (Chrysalis)****

Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 9 October 1976

THERE'S AN Edgar Allen Poe story in which a small boat is caught up in a maelstrom, a King Kong among whirlpools, spins around its ...

Why Robin Trower’s Not Appreciated At Home

Interview by Mick Brown, Rolling Stone, 30 December 1976

LONDON– "IN America we’re important; when we hit a town it’s boy..." Robin Trower snaps his fingers and smiles, "it’s that kind of feeling. But ...

Robin Trower to Rock: Get Back To Where You Once Belonged

Interview by Susan Whitall, Creem, December 1977

LINDA, ONE of my co-editors here at Globotron – uh, CREEM – came back from lunch with Detroit disco producer extraordinaire Don Davis, waving an ...

Robin Trower: Kiel Center, St Louis

Live Review by Paul Yamada, Concert News, July 1984

ROBIN TROWER is one of several guitarists who survived the experimentalism of the middle to late 60's; providing the non-rhythmic thrust to Procul Harum, he ...

Robin Trower: Keeper Of The Dream

Interview by Steven Rosen, Guitar World, April 1987

The one-time Procol pace-setter has seen musical trends come and go, but he's back to playing among us because he has a vision of the ...

Trower’s Travails

Interview by Bud Scoppa, Guitar World, July 1988

IT’S ONE THING to be influenced by Jimi Hendrix, it's something else altogether to be hounded by Hendrix' ghost, as Robin Trower has been for ...

Is There Life After Rock Guitar Godhead?

Overview by Roy Trakin, Musician, 1994

ALVIN LEE HAD reached the pinnacle of rock guitardom. Of course, by the time Woodstock was over, his "I'm Going Home... by helicopter" histrionics would ...

Robin Trower: Digging Deep Into The Pocket

Interview by Mike Mettler, Guitar Player, September 1994

"IT'S BEEN difficult for me to drop into the background, since my whole life has been about being in the foreground," observes Robin Trower about ...

Robin Trower: The Customs House, South Shields

Live Review by Rahul Shrivastava,, 17 April 2005

THERE IS AN old tour poster from the mid-'70s that advertises Robin Trower's pending arrival at the Newcastle City Hall that winter. Bright orange letters ...

see also Procol Harum


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