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Happy birthday, Robbin Crosby

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Robbin Crosby, RATT

Robbin Crosby, RATT

Happy birthday, Robbin Crosby...
Born Robbinson Lantz Crosby on August 4 1959 (died on June 6 2002) in La Jolla, California, US, Robbin Crosby was a musician and songwriter best known as the guitarist of Ratt.
Before playing in Ratt, Crosby had already played in a few bands with Stephen Pearcy.
Crosby joined Ratt in 1981.
He played on five Ratt's albums: Out of the Cellar (1984), Invasion of Your Privacy (1985), Dancing Undercover (1986), Reach for the Sky (1988) and Detonator (1990). The first four went platinium and the last one went gold (original lineup: Stephen Pearcy (vocals), Warren DeMartini (guitar, backing vocals), Robbin Crosby (guitar, backing vocals), Juan Croucier (bass, backing vocals), Bobby Blotzer (drums, percussion)).
Crosby co-wrote many songs like Round and Round, Wanted Man, Lay it Down, Back for More...
In 1988, he produced Lillian Axe's self tittled debut album.
In 1990, he played guitar on Jon Bon Jovi's first solo album, Blaze of Glory.
He left Ratt in 1991.
After his departure, he reunited with friends from San Diego on musical projects.
In June 1999, during an interview for VH1's Behind the Music, he talked about how his life changed because of his drug addiction and his HIV status.
Crosby became a Little League (Little League Baseball and Softball) coach. He also worked on a project to create a limited-edition run of Jackson King V "Big Red" replica guitars.
One of his last musical projects was with his former bandmate Juan Croucier.
Crosby died on June 6 2002 in Los Angeles. Reported causes of his death include AIDS-related complications, and heroin overdose.
Rock in peace, Robbin Crosby!

Robbin Crosby, RATT

Robbin Crosby, RATT

Robbin Crosby, RATT

Robbin Crosby, RATT

[french version :
Joyeux anniversaire, Robbin Crosby ...
Né Robbinson Lantz Crosby le 4 août 1959 (mort le 6 juin 2002) à La Jolla, Californie, US, Robbin Crosby est un musicien et auteur-compositeur mieux connu en tant que guitariste de Ratt.
Avant de jouer dans Ratt, Crosby avait déjà joué dans quelques groupes avec Stephen Pearcy.
En 1991, Crosby rejoint Ratt.
Il joue sur cinq albums de Ratt : Out of the Cellar (1984), Invasion of Your Privacy (1985), Dancing Undercover (1986), Reach for the Sky (1988) et Detonator (1990). Les quatre premiers sont disques de platine et le dernier est disque d'or (lineup original : Stephen Pearcy (chant), Warren DeMartini (guitare, choeur), Robbin Crosby (guitare, choeur), Juan Croucier (basse, choeur), Bobby Blotzer (batterie, percussions)).
Crosby co-écrit de nombreuses chansons comme Round and Round, Wanted Man, Lay it Down, Back for More...
En 1988, il produit le premier album éponyme de Lillian Axe.
En 1990, il joue de la guitare sur le premier album solo de Jon Bon Jovi, Blaze of Glory.
Il quitte Ratt en 1991.
Après son départ, il se réunit avec des amis de San Diego sur quelques projets musicaux.
En juin 1999, pendant une interview pour Behind the Music de VH1, il parle de comment la drogue et son statut de séropositif ont changé sa vie.
Crosby devient coach de Little League (Little League Baseball and Softball). Il travaille aussi sur un projet visant à créer une série limitée de replique de la guitare Jackson King V "Big Red".
Un de ses derniers projets musicaux est avec son ancien camarade de groupe Juan Croucier.
Crosby décède le 6 juin 2002 à Los Angeles. Les causes de décès reportées sont : complications dues au sida et overdose d'héroine.
Repose en paix, Robbin Crosby !]

Happy birthday, Robbin Crosby
Robbin Crosby and Stephen Pearcy, RATT

Robbin Crosby and Stephen Pearcy, RATT

Robbin Crosby, RATT

Robbin Crosby, RATT

Robbin Crosby, RATT

Robbin Crosby, RATT

Robbin Crosby and Stephen Pearcy, RATT

Robbin Crosby and Stephen Pearcy, RATT

Robbin Crosby, RATT

Robbin Crosby, RATT

Robbin Crosby, RATT

Robbin Crosby, RATT

Robbin Crosby, RATT

Robbin Crosby, RATT

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