Charlie Roberts

Charlie Roberts and The Love Switch

Recorded and Published Song Writer, looking to create the Barstow Sound. You can hear some of my work on






What is music to you? What does it give you?

Music is everything. I am a fan. I like quiet listening with amazing players and wonderful writers. I tend to stay away from the Brand Bands. I have those records and can hear them when I want. There are so many great bands that no one knows. I am on a mission to get to know them.

What is your music dream?

Tour with the best players, hear my music on the radio...wait there is not more radio.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

Cmon..... really?

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Rubber Ball - Bobby Vee

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Too many... The Beatles, Zepplin, The Who, Stones, Mowtown (all of it). Lovitt, Clark, Hyatt, Eaglesmith, Jim Mcmurtry, Dan Hicks, Van the Man. Ray Charles! Booker T and the MG's, Sonny Boy Williamson

What inspires you to make music?

Music, People, Paycheck

What is the message you want to send with your music?

Have fun, bring something to the party. Let love be the answer.

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

At Home

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

Everything.... we could be better mentors, venue owners could be better, people could stop playing for free on Fridays.

What do you think of Drooble?

I will let you in a year.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

The lack of humility in my fellow performers, intolerance and the Dutch.

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

Yes. I promise to go see anyone that comes and sees my show. I also support any of the local musicians that I enjoy.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Well that is what I am looking for. So far I do not poses any.

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

The Sweet Potatoes, Sal and Isela and Los Salerosos, Kelly Matthews, The Fallen Stars, The High D Boy's