||DOBIE & THE POSSUM
TWINS (ODELL & OKIE)
Working with Animal Forest Creations' Author/Composer, Diane
Cathey, Dobie is busy writing and performing songs for the
animated, Kid Series,
"Dobie & The Possum Twins." His animated character
represents the human aspect of the cast. He is all -around
adviser, teacher and confidant to his little Animal Friends of
Given his disquiet for the next
generation of literate Americans, it’s not
surprising that Dobie would try to kindle young
minds into lighting the way to Right-thinking and
Academia before it’s too late.
Here, he reads to pre-schoolers
at the Academy Of Cool Springs, in Franklin, TN.
The Kids, who were very familiar with Dobie & The
Possum Twins’ Website, sang along with him on
songs from The Possum Twins’ Songbook, and hung a
“Happy Birthday” banner for him in their
The day ended with everyone enjoying cake and
punch - July, 2007.
||DOBIE & SHENEKIA
In February, 2005, Dobie was in Nashville's, Insomnia
Recording Studios, where he teamed up with Blues Lady, Shenekia
Copeland to sing "USED." Co-penned by writers
James House, James Slater and songbird Bekka Bramlett (young'un of Delaney
& Bonnie), the duet makes its appearance on Copeland's latest
CD, "The Soul Truth," on Alligator Records. Producer accolades
go to Music Legend, Steve Cropper, who enlisted Dobie's
collaboration for the project.
Mike Stewart, Dan Williams and Tom Smith of Dan Williams
Music, brought Dobie into Creative Workshop Studios to sing
the now-famous, "Momma's Got The Magic Of Clorox ll" jingle
for Proctor & Gamble's nationwide ad campaign. The
Reggae-themed, "Momma" had its first hugely-successful outing
in 1986-88. It's second and greatest run was during 2002-2004.
Over time, Dobie has chalked up more than thirty TV and Radio
commercials, but "Momma is by far, his most renowned - winning
a CLIO Award in the Best Commercial category, in 1989.
||DOBIE GRAY & UNCLE KRACKER
Dobie & Uncle Kracker (Matthew Shaffer) perform the duet
version of "Drift Away" at NBC Studios in Los Angeles for Dick
Clark's "Rockin' New Year's Eve" celebration in 2002.
||DOBIE & JAY LENO
Leno (a fan), pokes good-natured fun at Dobie after the taping
of a segment of "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno,"
featuring a performance by Dobie and Uncle Kracker.