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Charlie Robison, nation singer and songwriter, lifeless at 59 | CNN

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Charlie Robison, a rustic music artist identified for his tune “I Need You Dangerous,” has died, in response to a press release from his spouse shared on Fb.

“It’s with a heavy coronary heart that I share the information that my husband, Charlie Robison, has handed away in the present day, surrounded by his household and mates. My coronary heart is damaged. Please pray for me, our youngsters and our household,” Kristem Robison wrote in a submit on Sunday.

A household consultant instructed the Related Press that Robison died at a hospital in San Antonio, Texas after struggling cardiac arrest.

Robison’s sister, fellow musician Robyn Ludwick, additionally paid tribute in a submit on social media.

“My coronary heart is damaged within the deepest most irreparable manner,” she wrote in a Fb submit. “My large brother Charlie handed away within the arms of his family members. Please play some Charlie Robison on Repeat. He would need it that manner.”

In keeping with the biography on his web site, Robison grew up in Bandera, Texas, the place his household owned ranches for eight generations.

“Music wasn’t only a staple across the Robison family; from even earlier than he might stroll, Charlie would spend Saturday nights together with his mother and father at The Cabaret, the native C&W dancehall in downtown Bandera. However the fare taking part in within the household residence ran the gamut from rock’n’roll to singer-songwriters and rather more,” the bio states. “So it ought to come as no shock that Charlie, his brother Bruce and sister Robyn Ludwyck all take pleasure in revered and critically acclaimed music careers as singers, songwriters and recording and performing artists.”

It was whereas a scholar at Southwestern Texas State College (which is now referred to as Texas State College) when Robison discovered the educational life was not for him, in response to his web site. He satisfied his brother Bruce to drop out of college with him and the pair headed to Austin to pursue their musical desires.

They each ended up in a band named Chaparral and after stints with Two Hoots and A Holler and The Millionaire Playboys, Robison struck out on his personal as a singer and songwriter.

His debut album titled “Bandera” was launched in 1996. He signed with Sony’s Fortunate Canine label, which launched his subsequent two albums, 1998’s “Lifetime of the Get together” and 2001’s “Step Proper Up,” the latter of which yielded his High 490 nation hit, “I Need You Dangerous.”

Robison married Emily Strayer, who was a founding member of The Dixie Chicks now referred to as The Chicks, in 1999. The couple had three youngsters earlier than divorcing in 2008.

Robison and his present spouse welcomed a son in 2020.

His break up with Strayer resulted within the break up songs on his 2009 album, “Lovely Day.”

“While you undergo one thing like this, it leads to very fertile writing. It’s very a lot me, but a departure from something I’ve finished earlier than,” he stated in an interview in regards to the album. “It’s my first relationship-type report … You may actually inform the place I used to be emotionally after I wrote it.”

He introduced by way of Fb in 2018 that he was retiring from performing because of a surgical process on his throat that made it now not potential for him to sing.

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