Jan 22, 2019
By Andy Johnson
Zoomer music legend Robbie Robertson is to receive the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame’s Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Gala awards dinner May 9th in Toronto.
The 75-year old singer, songwriter, was born in Toronto. He was the founding guitarist and main songwriter of “The Band,” toured and recorded with Bob Dylan, released a number of acclaimed solo albums and has written the score for several Martin Scorsese films.
He is a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and Canada’s Walk of Fame. He’s been honored with Lifetime Achievement Award from the Grammys and is a member of the Order of Canada.