Joe was an original cast member and vocalist with the famed Hee Haw show which was the premier country t.v. show for 25 years. Carol and Lorrie, the other members of The Babcocks, also appeared on the Hee Haw show as guests as well as having parts in the network t.v. show Hee Haw Honeys. Joe did the vocal backing for the show with the Nashville Edition as well as arranging the cast songs and the gospel closers.