Some Favorite Movies/TV Shows: Star Wars, Planet of the Apes, Star Trek, Scarface, Godfather I & II, Judge Judy(!)
Some Other interests: Guitar collecting, Meeting new people, Chinese/Japanese Culture & art, Reading, Animals.
Some Dislikes: Carbonated drinks, ignorance, flaky or dishonest people, Pizza, gambling, talking on the telephone, wearing clothes!
The reason for the Red Rose on the end of your guitar?: 'Because I thought the chicks would dig it!' (Robbin always had 6 Red roses on the item list of the Tour Riders)
Top 3 Highest Highs in life: 'Success in the music business, my first Platinum album, making my mom & dad proud'
Biggest regret/disappointment: 'Letting down my family, fans & friends.'
Saddest moment: 'Losing my black labrador, Rosie'
Favorite Drinks: Cactus Cooler, Chai tea, Sake, Beer, Tequila, Peppermint Schnapps & 'anything cold!'
Favorite Guitars: 1984 Jackson King V 'Big Red', 1985 Jackson Firebird 'Catfish', 1958 Gibson Flying V
Favorite Foreign Country: Japan
Biggest Guitar influences: Jimi Hendrix & Billy Gibbons
Some Close Friends: Nikki Sixx, Jon Bon Jovi, Ed Van Halen, Neil Zlozower, Greg Boaz, Tommy Asakawa, Warren DeMartini, Bobby Blotzer, Juan Croucier, Steve Blaze, Chris Hager, Dave Jellison, William Decker , Jimmy Wingate, Tawny Kitaen.
Some Favorite Artists: Hanoi Rocks, Robin Trower, Jimi Hendrix, ZZ Top, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Frank Marino, Leslie West, Ozzy Osbourne, Bon Jovi, Van Halen, Pink
Nicknames: 'KING', 'Robb', 'Cabber' (short for the spanish slang word 'Cabrone'), 'Lummox'
Cars: 1979 Ferrari Dino, 1965 Ford Mustang, 1990 Isuzu Trooper (His favorite vehicle!), 1991 Suzuki Samurai (Crashed in the rain 1992!), 1980 Toyota Pickup
Bands: Aircraft, Metropolis, Phenomenon, MacMeda,The Secret Service, Mickey Ratt, RATT, Secret Service, Bill/ Kev & War Party, Air Pavilion
Discography: 'Ratt' 1983, 'Out of the Cellar' 1984, 'Invasion of your Privacy' 1985, 'Dancing Undercover' 1986, 'Reach for the Sky' 1988, 'Detonator' 1990
Other Music Projects: Producer for the band 'Lillian Axe'
Favorite Foods: Japanese/Sushi (Toro & handrolls w/wasabi) , Mexican (Machaca Burrito or Chile Verde), Thai (Anything!)
Please note this bio is compiled from information gleaned from various conversations over his last two years and in NO WAY pretends to be complete or definitive. The individuals & details listed are those specifically mentioned by Robbin. It's meant to be a snapshot of Robbin the person and nothing else.
Robbin Crosby; Bio & Personal Facts
Actual Full Birth Name: Robb Lantz Crosby
Born: August 4, 1959 in La Jolla California
Died: June 6, 2002 in Los Angeles California
Height: 6' 6" Weight: 245 lbs (in 1987)
Father: Harry Mother: Joanne Siblings: Two sisters, Risten & Bronle Children: None Wife: Married 1987 to Laurie Carr