b. 25 November 1926, Small Rock and roll, Arkansas, USA, d. 19 Feb 1992, Brentwood, Tennessee, USA. Probably one of the most respectable and knowledgeable makers and disk jockeys to possess played nation music, Collie spent over three years spinning information and endearing himself to his listeners on many channels including KLEE, KNUZ and KPRC (Houston) and KFOX and KLAC (LA). He also made an appearance on several tv programmes and worked well hard in the founding of the united states Music Association as well as the Academy of Nation Music. His wife Shirley (b. Shirley Caddell, 16 March 1931, Chillicothe, Missouri, USA) sang on different shows like the Clean Creek Follies and, in 1962, she obtained a high 10 strike with ‘Willingly’, a duet with Willie Nelson. She consequently divorced Collie to be the next Mrs. Nelson, leading Bif to convey: ‘If there’s any guy I’d prefer to have elope with my partner, it might be Willie Nelson’. When people asked Bif why he held playing Nelson’s information, he stated, ‘Hell, it’s my work to play the very best music and Willie is among the best regardless of whose wife he’s with’. In 1972, Collie, documenting for United Performers Records beneath the pseudonym of Billy Bob Bowman, got a minor strike with ‘Miss Pauline’. He was elected to the united states Music Disk Jockey Hall Of Popularity in 1978 and passed away of tumor in 1992.