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Dutch Robinson

June 22, 2020

Singer, songwriter, producer and actor Teddy ‘Dutch’ Robinson was the original lead singer with the Ohio Players and stayed for their first 3 albums before leaving for a solo career that produced the modern soul classic ‘Can’t Get Along Without You’

Teaming up with long-time friend August Darnell, Dutch featured on several projects including Elbow Bones and The Racketeers, and Kid Creole and The Coconuts, a collaboration which continues to this day.

In the early 90s Dutch played the lead role in The Dream Of A Lifetime’, a critically acclaimed musical theatrical production on the life of Marvin Gaye which performed in New York, Toronto, Montreal and London.

Dutch continues to write and record, currently on UK label Izipho Soul. You can buy Dutch’s current single here

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