Birth name Robert Ira Gordon grew up in Bethesda, Maryland, United State

He made his recording debut at age 17 in 1964 with a group called the Confidential

Gordon died on October 18, 2022, at the age of 75

Mainstream Americans first became aware of Gordon via his 1977 album on Private Stock, titled Robert Gordon and Link Wray

On Spotify, his top songs are “Rock Billy Boogie”