Monday, June 13, 2011

VIDEO: Robbie Robertson rocks Jimmy Fallon

Earlier this spring, music icon Robbie Robertson released “How To Become Clairvoyant,” his first new solo album in 13 years.

The disc debuted at No. 13 on The Billboard 200 and entered the Top Current Canadian Album Chart at No. 8. The music icon co-produced his own record, which features help from Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Robert Randolph, Tom Morello and others.

Last month, Robbie was invested into the Order of Canada, one of the country's highest civilian honors. Robertson, who was inducted into the Canadian Songwriter Hall of Fame earlier this year, will be featured in the Canadian Recording Artists stamp series issued this month by Canada Post.

Robbie stopped by Jimmy Fallon last Thursday to play “Straight Down The Line” and was joined by house band The Roots and guest Robert Randolph, who plays on the album track.

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Robbie Robertson – Straight Down The Line

With guest Robert Randolph
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon – June 9, 2011

See also:

VIDEO: Robbie Robertson rocks Jools Holland
VIDEO: Robbie Robertson rocks Letterman
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New Robbie Robertson album due in April