After the show's short run, Robinson appeared in the Off-Broadway play Long Time Coming, Long Time Gone, in which she and Richard Gere played Mimi and Richard Fariña.New York magazine opined that Robinson "sings with gentle power, accompanying herself on guitar and dulcimer, and moves with astounding confidence." Robinson also had bit parts in the films Going Home (1971) and To Find A Man (1972).
Robinson made her recording debut as one of several Hair veterans invited to sing background on Todd Rundgren's Something/Anything? In 1973 she spent time in Japan with Itsuro Shimoda, with whom she did session work on his album Love Songs and Lamentations and toured nationally.
I said out loud, ‘I’m going to marry that girl.’ But as time went on, I didn’t give it a lot more thought. She was basically an actress who did some modeling. We went to Paris, Rome and our last stop was Tunisia.
“About three months later, I was working in the studio on a Monday morning and my assistants were out front, handling the model ‘go-sees,’ their portfolios, to see if anyone looked interesting. I’ve been here a few times already to show my book and this last time I wasn’t going to, but my agency insisted that I go.’ ” ‘Well, give me your number and give me your card,’ I told her. “I called her the next day and asked her to go to dinner. This was the woman I’d been looking for all these years. We drove for hours into the Sahara Desert to a little town called Douz.
He was smitten at first sight by a beautiful woman in a music video.
But he never thought he’d actually meet her – until the day he almost didn’t. Over time, it has appeared often, playing an important role in my life.