Born April 13, 1933, in Vinita, Oklahoma. Vocalist with Bobby Poe And The Poe Kats, who has also recorded as Bobby Brant. Poe later went on to co-manage and produce fellow bandmates who had gone on to form the Chartbusters. Later in his career, Poe began publishing the music paper "Pop Music Survey" (originally "Soul Music Survey", then "Country Music Survey") before retiring and turning over his publication to his son, Bobby Poe, Jr., who changed the title to "Pop Music Records". Died January 22, 2011 in Vinita, Oklahoma.