Joby Wheat:
Saxophone, vocals, and song writer

Joby was born and raised in Knoxville, TN. He attended Rule High, graduating in 1963. Joby attended the University of Tennessee on a music scholarship and was a member of UTís Pride of the Southland Band. Jobyís contribution to the True Tones was enormous. Besides playing saxophone, he was a talented and a gifted song writer. He is credited with having written most of the recordings that were released by the group.

After leaving the True Tones, Joby continued as a solo performer. He appeared in various outlets including night clubs, county fairs, or wherever they would pay him to sing.

On a sad note, Joby passed away at the age of 64 on December 14, 2010 at the V.A. Hospital in Mountain Home, TN. Joby was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He leaves behind a son, 2 daughters and 2 grandchildren.

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