If it is true that the basic executive producer type at a movie studio or large record company wouldn't want to be mistaken for a lowly, poverty-stricken artist, one wonders why James G. Robinson didn't change his name. This executive producer, whose name frequently appears on credits for high-dollar original film soundtracks of the '90s, couldn't have picked a worse name if he didn't want to be confused with the type of labor that might be sent around to enter through the kitchen door at a fancy reception. There seem to be more musicians with the name of James Robinson, Jimmy Robinson, Jim Robinson and variants thereof than any other name in musical history. The one most often confused with the executive producer James G. Robinson is the engineer and guitarist known as both Jimmy Robinson and James Robinson, who has also produced a few records during his career--but no film soundtracks.
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