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Don Deadric Robey (November 1, 1903 – June 16, 1975) was an American record label executive, songwriter and record producer. As the founder of Peacock Records and the eventual owner of Duke Records, he was responsible for developing the careers of many rhythm and blues artists in the 1950s and 1960s.

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  • Don Deadric Robey (November 1, 1903 – June 16, 1975) was an American record label executive, songwriter and record producer. As the founder of Peacock Records and the eventual owner of Duke Records, he was responsible for developing the careers of many rhythm and blues artists in the 1950s and 1960s.
  • Don Robey (* 1. November 1903 in Houston, Texas; † 16. Juni 1975 in Houston, Texas) war ein US-amerikanischer Songschreiber, Promoter und Musikproduzent. Er war der erste Afroamerikaner, dem ein erfolgreiches Plattenlabel gehörte. Zu den Künstlern, die er unter Vertrag hatte, gehörten Bobby „Blue“ Bland, Big Mama Thornton, Clarence „Gatemouth“ Brown, Memphis Slim, Little Junior Parker und viele andere. Robey hatte Clarence „Gatemouth“ Brown unter Vertrag, mit dem Peacock seine ersten Hits hatte. Die erste Nummer 1 hatte das Label mit Hound Dog von Big Mama Thornton.
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