Don Robey

Real Name:
Don Deadric Robey
Profile:
Songwriter, producer and record executive, born 1 November 1903 in Houston, Texas, died 16 June 1975 in Houston, Texas.
BMI denotes his name Don D Robey CAE/IPI #: 26265985 with 701 work titles.

Founder and owner of several record labels, such as Peacock Records (founded 1949) and Back Beat (2) Records (founded 1957). Since 1952 he was also the owner of Duke Records. He also owned the mid 60's label Sure-Shot

As a songwriter, Robey often used the pseudonym Deadric Malone.
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Writing & Arrangement

1583 Don Robey - I'm Gonna Play The Honky Tonks / My Search Is Over album art Marie Adams, Bill Harvey's Band My Search Is Over and 1 more… Marie Adams, Bill Harvey's Band - I'm Gonna Play The Honky Tonks / My Search Is Over(Shellac, 10") Peacock Records 1583 US 1951 Sell This Version
Don Robey - Well, Well, No, No, No / Never Let It Be Said Too Late album art Bells Of Joy Well, Well, No, No, No (as Robey) Bells Of Joy - Well, Well, No, No, No / Never Let It Be Said Too Late Peacock Records US 1954 Sell This Version
136 Don Robey - Pledging My Love / Anymore album art Johnny Ace Pledging My Love (as Robey) Johnny Ace - Pledging My Love / Anymore(7", Single) Duke 136 US 1954 Sell This Version
Don Robey - Pledging My Love / No Money album art Johnny Ace Pledging My Love (as Robey) Johnny Ace - Pledging My Love / No Money (Single) Duke US 1954 Sell This Version
Don Robey - I'm Gone / Donna album art Billy Brooks I'm Gone (as Robey) Billy Brooks - I'm Gone / Donna (Single) Duke US 1955 Sell This Version
144 Don Robey - Anymore  / How Can You Be So Mean album art Johnny Ace, Johnny Board Orchestra* Anymore (as D. Robey) Johnny Ace, Johnny Board Orchestra* - Anymore / How Can You Be So Mean(Shellac, 10") Duke 144 US 1955 Sell This Version
Don Robey - Pledging My Love (Forever My Darling) / I've Been Thinking album art The Four Lads Pledging My Love (Forever My Darling) (as Robey) The Four Lads - Pledging My Love (Forever My Darling) / I've Been Thinking Columbia US 1955 Sell This Version
5-1654 Don Robey - Tarzan And The Dignified Monkey / How Come album art Willie Mae Thornton And Elroy Peace / Willie Mae Thornton How Come (as D. Robey) Willie Mae Thornton And Elroy Peace / Willie Mae Thornton - Tarzan And The Dignified Monkey / How Come(7", Single) Peacock Records 5-1654 US 1955 Sell This Version
Don Robey - How Important Can It Be? / Pledging My Love album art Teresa Brewer Pledging My Love (as Robey) Teresa Brewer - How Important Can It Be? / Pledging My Love (Single) Columbia New Zealand 1955 Sell This Version
Don Robey - I Want Your Love Tonight / This Is My Prayer album art Billy Brooks, Red Saunder's Band* This Is My Prayer (as Don D. Robey) Billy Brooks, Red Saunder's Band* - I Want Your Love Tonight / This Is My Prayer (Single) Duke US 1955 Sell This Version
Don Robey - Rock Love / Pledging My Love album art 'Nita, Rita, And Ruby* Pledging My Love (as Don D. Robey) 'Nita, Rita, And Ruby* - Rock Love / Pledging My Love (Single) RCA Victor US 1955 Sell This Version
Don Robey - Pledging My Love / Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White album art Mona Grey / Bob Daily Pledging My Love (as Robey) Mona Grey / Bob Daily - Pledging My Love / Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White Prom (2) US 1955 Sell This Version
Don Robey - Sincerely / Pledging My Love album art Louis Armstrong Louis Armstrong - Sincerely / Pledging My Love (Single) Decca US 1955 Sell This Version
4-40436 Don Robey - Pledging My Love (Forever My Darling) / I've Been Thinking album art The Four Lads Pledging My Love (Forever My Darling) (as Robey) The Four Lads - Pledging My Love (Forever My Darling) / I've Been Thinking(7", Single, Mono, Promo) Columbia 4-40436 US 1955 Sell This Version
1646 Don Robey - My Destination / The Shape I'm In album art Marie Adams My Destination Marie Adams - My Destination / The Shape I'm In(10") Peacock Records 1646 US 1955 Sell This Version
EC 81115 Don Robey - Especially For You album art Teresa Brewer Pledging My Love (as Robey) Teresa Brewer - Especially For You(7", EP) Coral EC 81115 US 1955 Sell This Version
LP-70 Don Robey - Memorial Album For Johnny Ace album art Johnny Ace Pledging My Love (as Robey) Johnny Ace - Memorial Album For Johnny Ace(10", Comp, Mono) Duke LP-70 US 1955 Sell This Version
1093 Don Robey - Pledging My Love / Dance With Me Henry album art Edna McGriff, Sy Oliver & Orchestra* Pledging My Love (as Robey) Edna McGriff, Sy Oliver & Orchestra* - Pledging My Love / Dance With Me Henry(7") Bell Records 1093 US 1955 Sell This Version
154 Don Robey - Still Love You So / Don't You Know album art Johnny Ace Don't You Know (as Robey) Johnny Ace - Still Love You So / Don't You Know(Shellac, 10") Duke 154 US 1956 Sell This Version
Don Robey - Memorial Album For Johnny Ace album art Johnny Ace Still Love You So (as Robey) and 3 more… Johnny Ace - Memorial Album For Johnny Ace (Comp, Album) Duke US 1956 Sell This Version
Don Robey - There Goes The Mailman / O-Ho-O-Yeh (What The Heck) album art Arthur Prysock There Goes The Mailman (as Robey) Arthur Prysock - There Goes The Mailman / O-Ho-O-Yeh (What The Heck) Peacock Records US 1956 Sell This Version
1663 Don Robey - Rock And Roll Bells / All Over, Goodbye album art Louis Jones And His Band* All Over, Goodbye (as D. Robey) Louis Jones And His Band* - Rock And Roll Bells / All Over, Goodbye(10") Peacock Records 1663 US 1956 Sell This Version
160 Don Robey - I Learned My Lesson / I Don't Believe album art Bobby "Blue" Bland* I Don't Believe (as Robey) Bobby "Blue" Bland* - I Learned My Lesson / I Don't Believe(Shellac, 10") Duke 160 US 1956 Sell This Version
Don Robey - Mother-In-Law Blues / That's My Baby album art Little Junior Parker And Bill Harvey's Band Mother-In-Law Blues (as D. Robey) Little Junior Parker And Bill Harvey's Band - Mother-In-Law Blues / That's My Baby Duke US 1956 Sell This Version
OE 9204 Don Robey - Satchmo Sings-Pt. 2 album art Louis Armstrong With Orchestra* Pledging My Love (as Robey) Louis Armstrong With Orchestra* - Satchmo Sings-Pt. 2(7", EP, Tri) Brunswick OE 9204 Sweden 1956 Sell This Version