Billboard, July 6, 1963
Chicago – A small Mid-western record label named Bett-Coe Music is churning up excitement throughout the territory..
The firm is owned by Bettie M. Colebaugh of nearby Moline. She also owns Bett-Coe Publishing, a BMI affiliate. In fact, she writes the songs, arrange them, signs the artists (all local names), supervises the recording (done at Owen Bradley Studios, Nashville), and runs around to help with her own promotion.
She’s put out two records : « Check That Baby Out, One Time » by Randy Proffitt and the Beachcombers, and « Over, All Over, » by Carolyn Chipman and the Beachcombers. The Jordanaires back both groups.
She’s moved 23,000 copies of the two disks, mostly in the Rock Island-Moline area. One large shopping center in Moline actually ordered 10,000 records following a very successful record hop at which Randy Proffitt and Carolyn Chipman appeared