David Robinson

David Robinson

born on 2/4/1949 in Woburn, MA, United States

David Robinson (musician)

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David Robinson (born April 2, 1949, Woburn, Massachusetts) is an American rock drummer. He has performed with many rock bands including The Rising Tide,[1] The Modern Lovers,[2] DMZ and The Cars.[3]

He attended Woburn Memorial High School.

Robinson came up with the band name "The Cars" and is credited for designing the album covers. He painted the checkered flag for The Cars' 1980 album, Panorama.

After the break up of "The Cars" Robinson ran a restaurant.[4]

In 2010, Robinson reunited with the surviving original members of The Cars to record their first album in 24 years, titled Move Like This. He had to relearn how to play the drums due to having stopped playing in 1987.[5] Robinson also runs an art gallery. After completion of Move Like This Robinson said that he would be interested in working on more studio albums.[6]


  1. http://davidrobinson.webs.com/aboutdavidrobinson.htm
  2. Lewis, Uncle Dave. [David Robinson (musician) at All Music Guide Biography: Modern Lovers]. AMG. Retrieved on 6 May 2010.
  3. Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. [David Robinson (musician) at All Music Guide Biography: The Cars]. AMG. Retrieved on 6 May 2010.
  4. http://consequenceofsound.net/2011/05/david-robinson-of-the-cars-discusses-epic-return/
  5. http://consequenceofsound.net/2011/05/david-robinson-of-the-cars-discusses-epic-return/
  6. http://davidrobinson.webs.com/aboutdavidrobinson.htm
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