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Alvin Robinson

Alvin Robinson has been played on NTS shows including Athens of the North, with Down Home Girl first played on 26 November 2020.

Alvin "Shine" Robinson (December 22, 1937 – January 24, 1989), sometimes credited as Al Robinson, was an American rhythm and blues singer, guitarist, and songwriter, based in New Orleans. His recording of "Something You Got" reached the Billboard Hot 100 in 1964.

He was born in New Orleans, and by the late 1950s was established as a session musician in the city. In 1961 he recorded for Imperial Records in New Orleans, with "I'm Leaving You Today" betraying his influence by Ray Charles….

Down Home Girl
Alvin Robinson
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Down Home Girl
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