Robert White (guitarist)
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|Birth name||Robert Willie White|
November 19, 1936|
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
|Origin||Detroit, Michigan, United States|
October 27, 1994 (aged 57)|
Los Angeles, California, United States
|Associated acts||Funk Brothers, Motown Records|
Robert Willie White (November 19, 1936 – October 27, 1994) was an African-American soul musician, one of the guitarists for Motown's in-house studio band, the Funk Brothers, White is best known for performing the guitar riff on The Temptations' number-one hit single "My Girl", but played the guitar on many successful Motown records, including "Can I Get a Witness" by Marvin Gaye, "You Keep Me Hangin' On" by The Supremes, "My Cherie Amour" by Stevie Wonder, "Something About You" by the Four Tops and "It's a Shame" by The Spinners.
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