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Robin Lee Bruce
American musician

Robin Lee Bruce

Robin Lee Bruce
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American musician
Is Singer Songwriter
From United States of America
Field Music
Gender female
Birth 7 November 1963, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Age 58 years
Star sign Scorpio
Country music
The details (from wikipedia)


Robin Lee (née Robin Lee Irwin, born November 7, 1963) is an American country music artist. She recorded in the 1980s and 1990s as Robin Lee for Evergreen and Atlantic Records, charting at number 12 on Hot Country Songs in 1990 with "Black Velvet". After charting her last single in 1994, she began working as a songwriter for other artists.


Lee's musical interests began in high school, when she would perform at school dances and talent competitions. She later recorded demos for publishing companies, and by 1982, she made her debut on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts with "Turning Back the Covers (Don't Turn Back the Time)". She charted several more singles throughout the 1980s, with her cover of Alannah Myles' "Black Velvet" peaking at No. 12 in 1990. Lee has since signed as a songwriter to Chrysalis Music, and has written album cuts for LeAnn Rimes and Jo Dee Messina, as well as single for Lila McCann ("With You"), Tracy Lawrence ("Lonely"), The Clark Family Experience ("Standin' Still"), Katrina Elam ("No End in Sight"), Roxie Dean “Everyday Girl”, Crystal Shawanda ("My Roots Are Showing"), and Reba McEntire “While You Were Sleeping”.

She was formerly married to songwriter Trey Bruce, son of singer-songwriter Ed Bruce. Daughter, Sela Bruce, is a singer-songwriter. (Royalty Network)



Title Album details Peak positions
US Country
Robin Lee
  • Release date: March 1986
  • Label: Evergreen Records
  • Format: LP, cassette
This Old Flame
  • Release date: 1988
  • Label: Atlantic America
  • Format: CD, LP, cassette
Black Velvet
  • Release date: March 20, 1990
  • Label: Atlantic Records
  • Format: CD, cassette
Heart on a Chain
  • Release date: June 25, 1991
  • Label: Atlantic Records
  • Format: CD, cassette
The Best of Robin Lee
  • Release date: September 19, 2000
  • Label: Atlantic Records
  • Format: CD, cassette
"—" denotes releases that did not chart


Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
CAN Country
1983 "Turning Back the Covers
(Don't Turn Back the Time)"
87 N/A
"Heart for a Heart" 81
1984 "Angel in Your Arms" 54
"Want Ads" 63
"Cold in July" 62
"I Heard It on the Radio" 71
1985 "Paint the Town Blue" 49
"Safe in the Arms of Love" 44 Robin Lee
1986 "I'll Take Your Love Anytime" 37
"If You're Anything Like Your Eyes" 48
1988 "This Old Flame" 52 This Old Flame
"Shine a Light on a Lie" 56
"Before You Cheat on Me Once
(You Better Think Twice)"
1990 "Black Velvet" 12 21 Black Velvet
"How About Goodbye" 70
"Love Letter" 67 86
1991 "Nothin' But You" 51 77 Heart on a Chain
"Back to Bein' Blue"
1994 "When Love Comes Callin'" 71 N/A
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos

Year Video Director
1988 "Shine a Light on a Lie" John Lloyd Miller
1990 "Black Velvet" Richard Jernigan
"Love Letter"
1991 "Nothin' But You" N/A
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