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Robert Forster

Robert Forster
Country
Australia
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Robert Derwent Garth Forster (born 29 June 1957) is an Australian singer-songwriter, guitarist and music critic. In December 1977 he co-founded The Go-Betweens, with fellow musician, Grant McLennan. That group has remained active on-and-off since then with varying personnel. Forster began his solo career with a debut album in 1990.
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http://www.robertforster.net
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Releases on file (7)
Robert Forster — Inferno Robert Forster — Inferno
(Tapete TR, 2019, CD / LP / DL)
Robert Forster — Songs to Play Robert Forster — Songs to Play
(Tapete TR 324, 2015, CD / LP / DL)
Robert Forster — The Evangelist Robert Forster — The Evangelist
(Yep Roc CD YEP 2186, 2008, CD)
Robert Forster — Warm Nights Robert Forster — Warm Nights
(Beggars Banquet BEGL 185 CD, 1996, CD)
Robert Forster — I Had a New York Girlfriend Robert Forster — I Had a New York Girlfriend
(Beggars Banquet BBQCD 161, 1994, CD)
Robert Forster — Calling from a Country Phone Robert Forster — Calling from a Country Phone
(Beggars Banquet BBQ CD 133, 1993, CD)
Robert Forster — Danger in the Past Robert Forster — Danger in the Past
(Beggars Banquet BEGA 113, 1990, CD / LP)

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