Obituary: Don D. Robey, R&B Pioneer, Dead at 71
Joe Nick Patoski, Rolling Stone, 31 July 1975
HOUSTON — Don D. Robey, a leading figure in rhythm & blues and gospel recordings in the Fifties and Sixties, died early Monday, June 16th, in Houston, following a sudden heart attack. He was 71 and is survived by his wife and seven children.
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