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Don Robertson

p, org, 1922-2015 US
Musician / Songwriter of Pop, World and Folk
A.k.a. Donald Irwin Robertson

Don Robertson (born December 5, 1922 in Beijing, China - died March 16, 2015, California, USA) was an American singer/songwriter, arranger, pianist and conductor. He began formal piano lessons at the age of four. At the age of 7, his family returned to the USA where he began to learn how to play brass instruments, however he never forgot his piano training. His career as a songwriter began when he collaborated with Hal Blair in about 1953. The following year he scored his first major success with his song I Really Don't Want To Know which was recorded by Eddy Arnold. He was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972.

     
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Organ
  • Vocals
Genres
  • Pop
  • World
  • Folk
  • Rock
  • Country
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Popular Tracks   
The Happy Whistler on Capitol Records From The Vaults: "The Best Of '56" by Various Artists
Please Help Me I'm Falling on True American Country Queens by Various Artists
Please Help Me, I'm Falling on Heart on My Sleeve by Don Robertson
Not One Minute More on Heart on My Sleeve by Don Robertson
The Happy Whistler on Heart on My Sleeve by Don Robertson
You're Free to Go on Heart on My Sleeve by Don Robertson
I Really Don't Want to Know on Heart on My Sleeve by Don Robertson
I Stepped over the Line on Heart on My Sleeve by Don Robertson
Ninety Miles an Hour (On a Dead End Street) on Heart on My Sleeve by Don Robertson
Born to Be with You on Heart on My Sleeve by Don Robertson

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
...And Then I Wrote Songs For ElvisDon Robertson2003Compil.
She Comes Home To MeDon Robertson1976Single
There Must Be A Better Way To Say GoodbyeDon Robertson1975Single
Honey Eyed GirlDon Robertson1969Single
Earl's BreakdownDon Robertson1968Single
Don't Keep Me Lonely Too Long / Jamaica RumDon Robertson1967Single
Pianjo!Don Robertson1966Single
Heart On My SleeveDon Robertson1965Album
Stand InDon Robertson1962Single
Buttons And Bows / Bobby-ODon Robertson1961Single
Feather In The Wind / Tennessee WaltzDon Robertson1961Single
Bobby-ODon Robertson1961Single
Buttons And BowsDon Robertson1961Single
A Fine DayDon Robertson1959Single
So LongDon Robertson & Lou Dinning1957Single
Fantasy / RockawayDon Robertson1956Album
Fantasy / RockawayDon Robertson1956Single
The Happy WhistlerDon Robertson1956Single
Exodus (Main Theme) / The Happy WhistlerFerrante & Teicher, Don RobertsonSingle
Remember You Belong To Me / I Don't Know If I'll Ever Love AgainDon RobertsonAlbum
Every Day That I LiveDon Robertson with Lou DinningSingle
Let's Have An Old-Fashioned Christmas / Ol' Kris KringleThe Bob Mitchell Boys Choir, Don Robertson & Lou DinningSingle
Born To Be With You / Ninety Miles An Hour (Down A Dead End Street)Don RobertsonSingle
It's Hard For A King To Step DownDon RobertsonSingle
The Dictionary Song / What A DayDon RobertsonSingle
Remember You Belong To MeDon RobertsonSingle
The Happy Whistler / Petite FleurDon Robertson / Chris Barber's Jazz BandSingle
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