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B.A. Robertson

B.A. Robertson was born on September 12, 1956 in Glasgow, Scotland as Brian Alexander Robertson. See full bio »
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 2012 The Diamond Jubilee Concert (TV Special) (writer: "Wired For Sound")
 2010 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Special Education (2010) ... (writer: "The Living Years" - uncredited)
 2010 Senna (Documentary) (arranger: "Wogan Signature Music" - as BA Robertson)
 2009 Electric Dreams (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The 1980s (2009) ... (writer: "Wired For Sound")
 2008 New Tricks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Face for Radio (2008) ... (writer: "Wired for Sound" - uncredited)
 2008 Summerhood (writer: "The Living Years")
 2002 Top of the Pops 2 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 8 January 2002 (2002) ... (performer: "Hold Me" - as BA Robertson & Maggie Bell)
 2001 Top Ten (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Prog Rock (2001) ... (writer: "The Living Years" - as B.A. Robinson)
 1990-1997 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Live Grand Final 1997 (1997) ... (writer: "The Living Years")
- Episode #8.4 (1997) ... (writer: "The Living Years")
- Grand Final 1990 (1990) ... (writer: "Wired for Sound")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 8 episodes, 1979 - 1980) (writer - 2 episodes, 1979 - 1995)
- Episode dated 22 June 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "A Beggar On A Beach Of Gold")
- Episode dated 17 April 1980 (1980) ... (performer: "Kool in the Kaftan")
- Episode dated 3 April 1980 (1980) ... (performer: "Kool in the Kaftan")
- Episode dated 20 March 1980 (1980) ... (performer: "Kool and the Kaftan")
- Episode dated 25 December 1979 (1979) ... (performer: "Bang Bang")
 1995 Derby (TV Movie) (writer: "THE BEST WE EVER HAD")
 1992 Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even (writer: "Everybody Gets A Second Chance")
 1989 Mike + The Mechanics: A Closer Look (Video) (lyrics: "Silent Running" (1985), "Nobody's Perfect" (1988), "Seeing Is Believing" (1988), "The Living Years" (1988), "Hanging By a Thread") / (music: "Silent Running" (1985), "Nobody's Perfect" (1988), "Seeing Is Believing" (1988), "The Living Years" (1988), "Hanging By a Thread")
 1989 Baywatch (TV Series) (writer: "I Believe")
 1987 The Lost Boys (producer: "Power Play" - as B. A. Robertson) / (writer: "Power Play" - as Brian A. Robertson)
 1987 The Allnighter (lyrics: "TAKE THE REINS") / (music: "TAKE THE REINS")
 1985 White Nights (writer: "The Other Side of the World")
 1981 The Monster Club (performer: "Sucker for Your Love") / (writer: "Sucker for Your Love")
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Other Works:

Co-wrote (with Mike Rutherford) the Mike and the Mechanics songs "The Living Years", "Nobody's Perfect", "Silent Running", "A Time and Place", "Everybody Gets a Second Chance" and "A Beggar on a Beach of Gold".

Alternate Names:

BA Robertson & Maggie Bell

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His favorite songs are "Diana" by Paul Anka, "Ordinary People" by John Legend, "If You're Ready Come Go With Me" by The Staple Singers, "Tempted" by Squeeze, "The Island" by Paul Brady, "A Man Alone" by John Barry, "The Letter" by The Box Tops, "What Kind Of Fool Am I" by Anthony Newley, "When You Wish Upon A Star" by Billy Joel and "Trains And Boats And Planes" by Burt Bacharach. (Source: BBC ... See more »

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