Ed Robertson, Pinball Wizard

z_band_webAs written at the Windsor Star:

Meet Barenaked Ladies’ Ed Robertson, a real, live pinball wizard.

“Yes, I do have supple wrists,” said Robertson, quoting the famous line from The Who’s Tommy.

His flipper fingers have developed in his long hours and days away from his duties as lead singer and songwriter of Barenaked Ladies. When he isn’t out on the road, he’s home playing pinball tournaments with the kids.

“It’s ridiculous, a sickness, really,” said Robertson about his pinball addiction.

“I’ve been switching out the optos in my troughs, ordering parts online, modifcations. I don’t call the pinball repairman anymore, I do it myself.”

To continue reading, click here.