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    Most Recent Castaway - 19th October, 2018
    Terry Robb (2018)

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    (Photo by NiaSounds)

    Acoustic- and electric-guitarist Terry Robb was born in British Columbia, Canada. Raised in the United States, he now makes his home in Portland, Oregon.

    While still in his twenties, Terry was performing with Ramblin' Rex of Frank Zappa- and Captain Beefheart-fame, and also the late John Fahey. In fact, Terry's work as player on and producer of Fahey's "Let Go" helped earn it a four-star review from "Rolling Stone" magazine.

    Terry has been a very successful session musician, guitarist, and producer ever since, with over a dozen albums to his name. Like Fahey, he's steeped in the history of the blues and roots music; he's an ethnomusicologist of the highest order.

    Terry has toured with Buddy Guy and Steve Miller, and has shared the stage with B.B. King, Joe Cocker, Bo Diddley, David Crosby and too many others to mention. All this and more has earned him a place in the Oregon Music Hall of Fame.
    Pick Artist Album Song Label
    # 1 Charlie Patton Charlie Patton: Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Vol. 2 Down the Dirt Road Blues Document Records
    # 2 Blind Blake The Best of Blind Blake Southern Rag Yazoo
    # 3 Muddy Waters More Real Folk Blues Down South Blues Chess
    # 4 T-Bone Walker T-Bone Blues Papa Ain't Salty Atlantic
    # 5 John Coltrane Giant Steps Mr P.C. Atlantic
    # 6 Yusef Lateef Eastern Sounds The Plum Blossom OJC
    # 7 Stan Getz and João Gilberto Getz/Gilberto Desafinado Verve
    # 8 Terry Robb Cool on the Bloom Christmas in Istanbul NiaSounds
    # 9 Howlin' Wolf Change My Way Love Me, Darlin' Chess
    # 10 Terry Robb Resting Place Resting Place Yellow Dog Records
    # 11 Terry Robb Resting Place Resting Place Yellow Dog Records
             
    Book Ken Kesey, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"
             
    Luxury Item "My 1947 Martin O-18"