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Don D. Robey (1903–1975)

Trivia:

Founded Peacock Records (1949), Houston, TX. The label's biggest hit was Big Mama Thornton's "Hound Dog" in 1953 (later remade by Elvis Presley. See more trivia »

Died:

(age 71) in Houston, Texas, USA

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Filmography

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 2012 Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet (Documentary) (lyrics: "Further On Up the Road" - as Don Robey) / (music: "Further On Up the Road" - as Don Robey)
 2011 My Week with Marilyn (writer: "Burley Cutie" - as Don Robey)
 2010 Frankie & Alice (writer: "I Pity The Fool")
 2010 R.I.S. Police scientifique (TV Series) (arranger - 1 episode)
- Retraite anticipée (2010) ... (arranger: "Motherless Child" - as "Deadric Malone")
 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: Feelin' Alright (Video) (writer: "Farther On Up The Road")
 2009 The Open Road (writer: "Pledging My Love" - as Don Robey)
 2008 Transporter 3 (writer: "Wherever You Were" - as Don Robey)
 2007 Family Meeting (Documentary) (writer: "You Gonna Make Me Cry" - as "Deadric Malone")
 2005 Cheap (writer: "Pledging My Love")
 2005 The Jeff Healey Band: Live at Montreux 1999 (Video documentary) (writer: "As the Years Go Passing By" (1997) - as "Deadric Malone")
 2005 Asylum (writer: "Yes, Baby")
 2004 Gary Moore & The Midnight Blues: Live at Montreux 1990 (Video) (writer: "Further On Up The Road")
 2004 Road Trip (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Memphis to New Orleans (2004) ... (writer: "Turn on Your Love Light" - as D. Malone)
 2003 Austin City Limits (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Susan Tedeschi/Ruthie Foster (2003) ... (writer: "Lost Lover Blues" - as Don Robey)
 2001 Ali (writer: "As the Years Go Passing By" - as "Deadric Malone")
 2001 Town & Country (writer: "Honey Child" - as Don Robey)
 2001 A Knight's Tale (writer: "Further On Up the Road" - as Don Robey)
 1999 Just Looking (writer: "Pledging My Love")
 1998 City of Angels (writer: "Further Up The Road")
 1998 Blues Brothers 2000 (writer: "Turn On Your Love Light" - as "Deadric Malone")
 1992 Bad Lieutenant (writer: "PLEDGING MY LOVE" - as Robey)
 1989 Last Exit to Brooklyn (writer: "Rock a Bye Baby")
 1989 The Dream Team (writer: "FURTHER ON UP THE ROAD")
 1988 The Night Before (writer: "I Smell Trouble" - as D. Robey)
 1988 A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (writer: "YOU'RE THE ONE (THAT I ADORE)" - as "Deadric Malone")
 1986 The Color of Money (writer: "It's My Life Baby" - as Don Robey)
 1985 Back to the Future (writer: "PLEDGING MY LOVE" (1954))
 1983 Christine (writer: "Pledging My Love")
 1983 My Brother's Wedding (writer: "Anymore")
 1978 The Last Waltz (Documentary) (writer: "Further On Up The Road")
 1973 Mean Streets (writer: "PLEDGING MY LOVE")
 1966 The Go!! Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.97 (1966) ... (writer: "Yield Not to Temptation" - as Deadric Malone)
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.8 (1965) ... (writer: "Turn on Your Love Light")
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Don Robey
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Bought Duke Records, then merged it with his Peacock Records to form Duke-Peacock Records. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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