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Robert Pollard

voc, g, *1957 US, Dayton, Ohio
Singer / Musician / Songwriter of Rock
A.k.a. Robert Ellsworth Pollard, Jr. Alvin Haisles Ben Zing Brown Star Jam Burns Carpenter Bus Of Trojan Hope Carl Goffin Cash Rivers Ceramic Cock Einstein Child Of Joe Christopher Lightship Coward Of The Hour Dale Frescamo Devron Zones Edison Shell Elvis Caligula Eric Pretty Factory Rat Flaming Ray Gene Autrey's Psychic Global Witch Awakening God's Brother God's Little Lightning Bolt Grabbit Groovy Lucifer Herkimer Mohawk Hiram Campbell Homosexual Flypaper Indian Alarm Clock John The Croc Judas And The Piledrivers Jumped Or Pushed? K.C. Turner King Of Cincinnati Kink Zego Kuda Labranch Kuda LaBranche Leon Lemans Little Bobby Pop Maxwell Greenfield Milko Waif Nelly And The Dirtfloor Oil Can Harry Otim Grimes Pete Eastwood Praying Man Vs. Bo Diddley Psycho (26) Rex Polaroyd Scott Joy Seraphim Barf Silent Knife Standard Generator Tabatha's Flashpot Tax Revlon The Accidental Texas Who The Banana Show The Plague (4) Throne (2) Tom Devil Wavo (2) Wheels Pig Harvey Wim Dials Yummy Ropes

Robert Pollard (born October 31, 1957) is an American rock musician and singer-songwriter who is the leader and creative force behind indie rock group Guided by Voices. In addition to his work with Guided by Voices, he continues to have a prolific solo career with 21 solo albums released so far.With more than 1,700 songs registered to his name with BMI, Pollard is among the most prolific songwriters of his time. In 2006, Paste magazine listed him as the 78th greatest living songwriter. In 2007, he was nominated for the Shortlist Music Prize.

        
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Guitar
  • Piano
  • Drums
  • Bass
Genres
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Alternative
Plays With
10 Second Coma
1st Joint
7 Dog 3
7 Feet Of Sunshine
8th Dwarf
A A Bottom
Academy Of Crowsfeet
Acid Ranch
Aerial Poop Show
Airport 5
Alien Mofo
Angel And The Alley Oops
Antler
Apes In The Window
Approval Of Mice
Arthur Psycho And The Trippy Warts
Artrock Unicorns
Autobahn Damen
Ax
Basic Switches
Ben Franklin Air Bath
Billy Ray Human
Bird Shit Mosaic
Blaine Hazel
Bleep Bleep F*ck
Bore Co.
Boston Spaceships
Bozo's Octopuss
Brainbow
Bravery Umpire
Brown Smoothies
Bumble Gub
Burial Wind
C.C. Rip
Champion Hairpuller
Circus Devils
Clinton Killingsworth
Cosmos
Crushed Being Groovy
Cubscout Bowling Pins
Curtis E. Flush
Demon Gods Of Anger
Doctor Formula
Dream Reaper
East Dayton Rock Co.
Elf God
Equal In Coma
Erotic Zip Codes
ESP Ohio
Explosion Topic
Fast Forward Life
Fat Chance
Fate 1 Mile
Freedom Cruise
Gavin Speaks
Gel Clay
Ghetto Blaster
Ghetto Tree
Ghost Fart
Go Back Snowball
Good Parts Only Corporation
Guided By Voices
Hazzard Hotrods
Hearthrob Johnson Firestone
Heartless Microscopes
Heavy River
Hey John, Bees
History Of Well Hung Men
Hoof
Hot Skin Apartment
Howling Wolf Orchestra
Huge On Pluto
Jubilant Toy Soldiers
Karma Yeah
Keene Brothers
Kelsey Boo Flip
Kid Biscuit
King's Ransom
Knuckles And MacDougal
Lectricaroo
Lexo And The Leapers
Lifeguards
Limited Transplitter
Looker
Magic Toe
Major Cockamamie
Manimal
Manners Of Flash
Mars Classroom
Matted Pelt
Meat Kingdom Group
Modular Dance Units
Monkey Business
Moonchief
Mooshoo Wharf
Mother's Day Haircut
Mr. Inspection Table
Mutts U.K.
Naymoan Regas
Nicotine Cranes
Nightwalker
Panzee
Pearly Gates Smoke Machine
Peter Built Bombs
Phantom Tollbooth
Pig Lucy
Pilthy May
Psycho And The Birds
Psyclops
Radiation Feeder
Ragged Enzymes
Red Faced Rats
Red Hot Helicopter
Remington Ash
Ricked Wicky
Robert Pollard And His Soft Rock Renegades
Royal Canadien Mustard
Royal Japanese Daycare
Search
Service Of A Bullet
Shoot'em
Some Are Bullets In Dreams
Star Of Hungry
Stingy Queens
Stumpy In The Ocean
Styles We Paid For
Sucko
Teenage Guitar
Terror Of Living
The Bad Babies
The Beautiful Orange Lemonade
The Bug-Eyed Mums
The CD's
The Constant Rushing Forward
The Cum Engines
The Fake Organisms
The Flattering Lights
The Fun Punk 5
The Governers
The Inbrids
The Judy Plus Nine
The Moping Swans
The Needmores
The One Too Many
The Perfect Nose Club
The Plexigrall Bee-hive
The Pukes
The Sobbers
The Stools
The Sums
The Sunflower Logic
The Takeovers
The Talent
The Tallywackers
The Unfriendly
The Working Girls
The Worst Santini
Timid Virus
Too Proud To Practice
Turned Up Turner
U B Hitler
Urinary Track Stars
Usually To Death
Video Bearhunt
Watts
We Too Bark
Whitey Museum
Wig Stomper
Zeppelin Commander
The New Creatures
Popular Tracks   
Pop Zeus (2019 Remaster) on Speak Kindly of Your Volunteer Fire Department by Robert Pollard & Doug Gillard
Subspace Biographies on Waved Out by Robert Pollard
Slick as Snails (2019 Remaster) on Speak Kindly of Your Volunteer Fire Department by Robert Pollard & Doug Gillard
Frequent Weaver Who Burns (2019 Remaster) on Speak Kindly of Your Volunteer Fire Department by Robert Pollard & Doug Gillard
Tight Globes (2019 Remaster) on Speak Kindly of Your Volunteer Fire Department by Robert Pollard & Doug Gillard
Get Under It on Not in My Airforce by Robert Pollard
Flat Beauty on Not in My Airforce by Robert Pollard
And I Don't (So Now I Do) [2019 Remaster] on Speak Kindly of Your Volunteer Fire Department by Robert Pollard & Doug Gillard
Do Something Real (2019 Remaster) on Speak Kindly of Your Volunteer Fire Department by Robert Pollard & Doug Gillard
Maggie Turns to Flies on Not in My Airforce by Robert Pollard

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Band Members
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
EAT 15 - (Dislodge) The Immortal OrangemenRobert Pollard2019Single
Of Course You AreRobert Pollard2016Album
Faulty SuperheroesRobert Pollard2015Album
Take Me To Yolita / Up Up And UpRobert Pollard2015Single
Bloodshot Six Pack To Go #4Robert Pollard / Bobby Bare Jr.2015Single
The Best Of Robert Pollard 2012 - 2014Robert Pollard2015Compil.
I Killed A Man Who Looks Like YouRobert Pollard2013Album
Honey Locust Honky TonkRobert Pollard2013Album
Tonight's The RodeoRobert Pollard2013Single
Cock Blocking The Romantics- Happy Jack Rock Records Singles CollectionRobert Pollard2013Compil.
Return Of The DrumsRobert Pollard2013Single
Blazing GentlemenRobert Pollard2013Album
Mouseman CloudRobert Pollard2012Album
Jack Sells The CowRobert Pollard2012Album
Lord Of The BirdcageRobert Pollard2011Album
Let It Beard Boombox DemosRobert Pollard2011Album
Space City KicksRobert Pollard2011Album
Silk RotorRobert Pollard2010Single
Moses On A SnailRobert Pollard2010Album
We All Got Out Of The ArmyRobert Pollard2010Album
Robert Pollard: Best Of 2008 - 2009Robert Pollard2010Compil.
Elephant JokesRobert Pollard2009Album
The Crawling DistanceRobert Pollard2009Album
The Devil Went Home And Puked: Robert Pollard's RockshowRobert Pollard2009Single
The Butler Stands For All Of UsRobert Pollard2008Single
Superman Was A RockerRobert Pollard2008Album
Miles Under The SkinRobert Pollard2008Single
Robert Pollard Is Off To BusinessRobert Pollard2008Album
Youth LeaguesRobert Pollard2008Single
The Killers / Revolver TricksRobert Pollard / Stanley West2008Single
Weatherman And Skin GoddessRobert Pollard2008Album
Folded ClawsRobert Pollard2008Single
When We Were SlavesRobert Pollard2008Single
Standard Gargoyle DecisionsRobert Pollard2007Album
Current Desperation (Angels Speak Of Nothing)Robert Pollard2007Single
Pill Gone GirlRobert Pollard2007Single
Spider EyesRobert Pollard2007Single
Silverfish TriviaRobert Pollard2007Album
Rud FinsRobert Pollard2007Single
Shadow PortRobert Pollard2007Single
Coast To Coast Carpet Of Love / Standard Gargoyle DecisionsRobert Pollard2007Album
Coast To Coast Carpet Of LoveRobert Pollard2007Album
Count Us In / SixlandRobert Pollard / John Shough2007Single
Dumb LadyRobert Pollard2007Single
Meet The King: Asshole 2Robert Pollard2007Album
From A Compound EyeRobert Pollard2006Album
Normal HappinessRobert Pollard2006Album
Love Is Stronger Than WitchcraftRobert Pollard2006Single
Moon: Robert Pollard LiveRobert Pollard2006Album
Music For 'Bubble'Robert Pollard2005Single
Relaxation Of The AssholeRobert Pollard2005Album
I'm A Strong LionRobert Pollard2005Single
ZoomRobert Pollard2005Single
Fiction ManRobert Pollard2004Album
Motel Of FoolsRobert Pollard2003Album
The Completed Soundtrack For The Tropic Of NipplesRichard Meltzer / Robert Pollard / Smegma / Antler & Vom2002Compil.
The Tropic Of Nipples EPRichard Meltzer / Robert Pollard / Smegma & Antler2002Single
Speak Kindly Of Your Volunteer Fire DepartmentRobert Pollard With Doug Gillard1999Album
Kid MarineRobert Pollard1999Album
Waved OutRobert Pollard1998Album
Not In My AirforceRobert Pollard1996Album
Love HurtsKim Deal & Robert Pollard1994Single
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