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Encyclopedia > Rob Baker
Rob Baker
Rob Baker performing with Stripper's Union, 2006
Rob Baker performing with Stripper's Union, 2006
Background information
Also known as Bobby Baker
Born April 12, 1962 (1962-04-12) (age 45)
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Genre(s) Rock
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instrument(s) Guitar
Years active 1983–present
Associated acts The Tragically Hip, Stripper's Union

Rob Baker (born April 12, 1962 in Kingston, Ontario) is a Canadian guitarist, best known as the lead guitarist for the Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. He has also released an album with the side project Stripper's Union in 2005. Strippers Union is a Canadian rock band consisting of Rob Baker (vocals, guitar), Craig Northey (vocals, guitar), Doug Elliott (bass guitar), Simon Kendall (piano), and Pat Steward (drums). ... is the 102nd day of the year (103rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Murney Tower, Kingston The Fort Henry Guard performing an historical demonstration The Prince George Hotel. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Rock music (disambiguation). ... “Instrumentalist” redirects here. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... For other uses, see Guitar (disambiguation). ... The Tragically Hip is a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario, consisting of Gordon Downie (lead vocals and occasional acoustic guitar), Paul Langlois (guitar), Rob Baker (guitar), Gord Sinclair (bass) and Johnny Fay (drums). ... Strippers Union is a Canadian rock band consisting of Rob Baker (vocals, guitar), Craig Northey (vocals, guitar), Doug Elliott (bass guitar), Simon Kendall (piano), and Pat Steward (drums). ... Murney Tower, Kingston The Fort Henry Guard performing an historical demonstration The Prince George Hotel. ... For the UK magazine, see Guitarist (magazine). ... Lead guitar refers to a role within a popular music band, especially a rock band, that provides melody or melodic material, as opposed to the rhythm of the rhythm guitar, bass, and drums. ... The Tragically Hip is a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario, consisting of Gordon Downie (lead vocals and occasional acoustic guitar), Paul Langlois (guitar), Rob Baker (guitar), Gord Sinclair (bass) and Johnny Fay (drums). ... Strippers Union is a Canadian rock band consisting of Rob Baker (vocals, guitar), Craig Northey (vocals, guitar), Doug Elliott (bass guitar), Simon Kendall (piano), and Pat Steward (drums). ...


Biography

Rob Baker is the son of the late conservative Judge P.E.D. Baker. Baker is a former student of Queen's University where he studied visual art. Later he designed many of the band's t-shirts and album art. Until the Tragically Hip's fifth release, Day for Night, he was credited in the liner notes as Bobby Baker. Conservative may refer to: Conservatism, political philosophy A member of a Conservative Party Conservative extension, premise of deductive logic Conservativity theorem, mathematical proof of conservative extension Conservative Judaism britney spears Category: ... Queens University, generally referred to simply as Queens, is a coeducational, non-sectarian public university located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. ... The Tragically Hip is a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario. ... Day for Night is an album by the Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. ...


He was inducted—as a member of the Tragically Hip—to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in April 2005 at the Juno Awards in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He was also one of the winners of a 1999 Juno Award for Best Album Design, for The Tragically Hip release Phantom Power. The Tragically Hip is a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario. ... The Canadian Music Hall of Fame honors Canadian musicians for their lifetime achievements in music. ... The 2005 Juno Awards were held April 3 at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba and were hosted by comedian Brent Butt. ... For other uses, see Winnipeg (disambiguation). ... Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Latin: Glorious and free) Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Official languages English French (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor John Harvard Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 14 Senate seats 6 Confederation July 15, 1870 (5th) Area  Ranked 8th Total 647,797... The Juno Awards of 1999 honouring Canadian music industry achievements were held in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. ... Phantom Power is the sixth full-length album by Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. ...


Up until the mid-1990s, he used a 1970s burnt umber Fender Stratocaster along with Mesa Boogie amplification. He now uses a variety of guitars such as Paul Reed Smith, Ernie Ball Music Man and Ovation Guitars, as well as a cream coloured Fender Telecaster, and Garrison acoustics. Stratocaster redirects here. ... The Mesa Boogie Logo Mesa/Boogie (also known as Mesa Engineering) is a company in Petaluma, California that makes amplifiers for guitars and basses. ... This article is about Paul Reed Smith, a luthier. ... Music Man is an American guitar, bass guitar and amplifier manufacturer. ... The Ovation Elite The Ovation Guitar Company, a holding of Kaman Music Corp, is a guitar company based in Bloomfield, CT. Ovation guitars are notable because the instruments are made with a composite synthetic bowl that replaced the traditional wooden back and sides of the modern acoustic guitar produced by... The Fender Telecaster, also known as a Tele, is typically a dual-pickup, solid-body electric guitar made by Fender. ... Alex Lifeson of Rush playing his Garrison GD25-12 guitar Garrison Guitars was founded by NFLD native Chris Griffiths. ...

The Tragically Hip is a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario, consisting of Gordon Downie (lead vocals and occasional acoustic guitar), Paul Langlois (guitar), Rob Baker (guitar), Gord Sinclair (bass) and Johnny Fay (drums). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Paul Langlois is the rhythm guitarist for the popular Canadian rock group the Tragically Hip. ... Gord Sinclair is the bass guitarist for the popular Canadian rock group the Tragically Hip. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Davis Manning is an alto saxophone player from British Columbia, Canada. ... Up To Here is the first full-length album by Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. ... Road Apples is the second full-length album by Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. ... Fully Completely is the third full-length album by Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. ... Day for Night is an album by the Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. ... Trouble at the Henhouse is the fifth full-length album from Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. ... Phantom Power is the sixth full-length album by Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. ... Music At Work (or Music @ Work) is the seventh full-length album by Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. ... In Violet Light is the eighth full-length album by Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. ... In Between Evolution is the title of the most recent Tragically Hip record, which was released June 29, 2004. ... World Container is the eleventh full-length album by Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. ... Live Between Us is a live album by Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. ... The Tragically Hip EP is the first release from Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. ... Hipeponymous is a limited-edition boxed-set by The Tragically Hip. ... Yer Favourites is a compilation two-disc album from the Tragically Hip. ... Heksenketel, 1993 Heksenketel is a documentary film released on VHS by Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. ... That Night In Toronto is a live concert DVD filmed and directed for The Tragically Hip by brothers Pierre and Francois Lamoureux. ... Another Roadside Attraction is a travelling music-and-arts summer festival developed by The Tragically Hip, the first of which took place in 1993. ... Murney Tower, Kingston The Fort Henry Guard performing an historical demonstration The Prince George Hotel. ... Canada has been a source of rock and roll music for decades, beginning with Paul Anka who in 1957 went to New York City where he recorded his own composition, Diana. The song brought him instant stardom and went to No. ... This article is about the television series. ... Made in Canada is a Canadian television sitcom / single camera comedy, which aired on the CBC from 1998 to 2003. ... The Sweet Hereafter is a 1997 Canadian film written and directed by Atom Egoyan. ... Coke Machine Glow was the first solo album released by Gordon Downie, the singer for The Tragically Hip. ... Strippers Union is a Canadian rock band consisting of Rob Baker (vocals, guitar), Craig Northey (vocals, guitar), Doug Elliott (bass guitar), Simon Kendall (piano), and Pat Steward (drums). ... Strippers Union Local 518 is the debut album of the Strippers Union. ...

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Rob Baker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (271 words)
Rob Baker is a Canadian rock musician from Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
He is the lead guitarist of the very successful Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip known for his long hair and beard, tight fl pants and vests.
Instead of using the traditional volume pedal which lays on the ground and is used with the players foot, he controls the volume of his guitar during songs by manipulating the volume knob with his pinky finger.
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