Real name: Robert James Byrd Sr.
Effective period / Period of releases: 1958 - 1987Born: July 1, 1930 Fort Worth, Texas
Died: July 27, 1990, Los Angeles, California
Singer and songwriter best known for his 1958 #2 hit, "Rockin' Robin." Wrote "Little Bitty Pretty One," later a hit for Clyde McPhatter and the Jackson 5; also wrote "Over And Over," later covered by The Dave Clark Five.