Robert Gordon

Biography

Lanark Records is excited to announce it's new release of rockabilly sensation Robert Gordon’s record I’m Coming Home, his first release since 2007. This exciting LP is a leap towards what started it all for the Maryland grown singer and it featuring a dozen all new recordings!.
Showing hues of the classic sound and feel found on his hit records Rock Billy Boogie and Bad Boy, fans can expect to hear the same Robert Gordon that broke the mold of rock & roll and rockabilly. The record was produced by Robert with guitarist, Quentin Jones co producing.
The title track “I’m Coming Home” and “Walk Hard” lead the album. The record also includes 3 new original songs, two written by Dibbs Preston of The Rockats, and one written by Barry Ryan also of the Rockats. Quentin Jones plays guitar, Rob Stoner lends his bass for the album, and Dave Ferrara plays drums. Appearing on two tracks is Marshall Crenshaw (guitar) who also wrote “Walk Hard.”  Another guest musician is drummer David Uosikkinen of the mega band the Hooters on two tracks.
From his punk rock days fronting the Tuff Darts, to his days on RCA Records, Gordon has always had music on his mind and in his sights. His new record “I’m Coming Home” lets that shine through on every track. Gordon will be touring worldwide during 2014 to support I’m Coming Home.


Robert Gordon, who recorded for the great RCA Victor label, has appeared on many television shows around the world including: the Conan Obrien Show, Late Night With David Letterman, Second City TV, Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert, The Old Grey Whistle Test" (U.K. television), “Live from the Bottom Line" (Japanese television), "D.O.C." (Italian television), "Top Pop" (Dutch television), "Musikladen" (German TV) and a TV commercial for Budweiser Beer. His music has been used in major motions picture soundtracks like Oliver Stone’s “Natural Born Killers” and “The Loveless”, which Robert had a co-starring role with Willem Defoe. Robert’s hits include, “Fire”, “Red Hot”, “The Way I Walk”, “Rockabilly Boogie”, and “Someday, Someway”. Robert has recorded and toured with some of the most respected musicians of the last 25 years, musicians like Bruce Springsteen, Anton Fig, Paul Shaffer, Link Wray, Chris Spedding, Danny Gatton, and Eddie Angel .


 

Videos

Rockabilly Boogie from the RCA days. Chris spedding on Guitar

Robert Gordon on SCTV playing Someday Someway, Danny Gatton on guitar

Robert Gordon on the David Letterman Show

Robert Gordon Live with Quentin Jones on guitar