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.