Bobby Goldsboro (born January 18, 1941) is an American pop music singer and composer. He was born in Marianna, Florida. When he was a teenager his family moved to Dothan, Alabama.
He left Auburn University after his second year to pursue a musical career. After three years playing guitar for Roy Orbison, he set out on a solo career in 1964. He soon had a Top Ten hit with his own composition "See the Funny Little Clown."
Other Top 40 hits from the 1960s include:
"Whenever He Holds You"
"It's Too Late"
"Me Japanese Boy I Love You"
"Autumn of My Life"
"The Straight Life"
"Honey" was a Number One hit in 1968. In the early 1970s he had two more hits, "Watching Scotty Grow," and "Summer (The First Time)." From 1973 to 1975 he hosted the syndicated television variety series The Bobby Goldsboro Show. In the mid-1980's he retired from performing to produce children's entertainment.