The lead vocalist for Chicago-based soul band, the Artistics, through the later-1960s, Robert Dobyne had his greatest success being a songwriter. His collaborations with songsmiths Robert Staunton and Charles Jones yielded such music as “State You”, included in the Temptations on the 1966 album, Obtaining’ Prepared, and “Under no circumstances Keep Your Baby’s Aspect, included in Martha as well as the Vandellas the next year. A indigenous from the Windy Town, Dobyne became a member of the Artistics in 1963, five years following the group have been released at Marshall SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL by vocalist, Main Lance. Although his velvety baritone was noticed on such singles as “Obtain My PRACTICAL Some Lovin'”, Dobyne still left the Artistics after a season, with ex-El Diablo vocalist Marvin Smith acquiring his place. As the Artistics continued to rating with a strike, “I’m Gonna Miss You” in 1966, and continuing to execute until 1973, Dobyne faded into obscurity.