Charlie Robison Legacy: A Texan troubadour, Charlie Robison, died on a Sunday and was laid to rest in a San Antonio hospital. At 59, the music world bids farewell to a beloved talent.
Robison’s death resulted from a devastating battle with cardiac arrest and other alarming issues. The news, shared by a family spokesman and reported by the AP, saddened the music world.
Charlie Robison’s singing career led him on various paths. In the 80s, he played in multiple groups, including the “Millionaire Playboys.” He released his first solo album, “Bandera,” in 1996. It was a significant step in his solo career.
With “Step Right Up” in 2001, he peaked in his singing career. “I Want You Bad,” Robison’s sole Top 40 country hit, was integrated into the album’s music.
During his time as a judge on “Nashville Star,” his life’s harmony shifted. This melodic battle would last six seasons, with stars like Bret Michaels, future star of “The Voice” Blake Shelton, and sweet-sounding Jewel filling Robison’s shoes.
In 2018, the maestro announced the end of his singing journey. His voice was lost due to a complex throat surgery. The era ended when the lights went down, and the music stopped.
Charlie Robison’s legacy extends beyond his music. He leaves his wife, Kristen Robison, and four children, showing a life of love and music. Three came from his marriage to Emily Strayer from The Chicks.