Robert J. Bobby Fulton, Ph.D.



A native of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and a product of the church; was an original/founding member of the doo-wop singing group/soul group, The Emperors - recording artist of "Karate" on the Mala label; also worked with The Soul-Exotics, another Harrisburg recording group - "Darlin" on the Terri label (Jamie-Guyden Distr.); Formed The Bobby Fulton'from Soulville' Band with Soulful Sounds from Soulville - "The Jimmy Spriggs" b/w "I'm Not Sorry" on the Capitol City label; Founded Soulville-Jaywalking Records that produced the Soulville All-Stars, the Continental Four, Gloria Spencer (Gray on Nashboro), and numerous other Soul, R'n B and Gospel acts.  Through Soulville-Jaywalking, worked with the great Philadelphia arranger/producer, Bobby Martin, the Father of R'n B; was songwriter for the Pennsylvania Turnpike (formerly the Sashades) that recorded "People Are Fallin In Love" (beautiful People) - Perception Records; Worked with many Pittsburgh-based artists and industry people as Director of Publishing/Operations with Black Circle Records; and later with Bobby Fulton Enterprises, Inc.; as an arranger/producer/musician, and Talent Manager; including with Ray Mitchell, Booking Agent; Luther DeJaraunet whose band 'Sixth Day Thing' accompanied Black Circle artists on recordings and on tour; guitarist, Ronnie Jones and the Zaruba Street Players; Floyd Beck; Butch Martin; Sonny of the Premiers; Phyllis Hyman before leaving Pittsburgh; Joe Averbach of Feebee Music and The Del-Vikings; The Bobby Fulton managed female singing group 'Sisterhood (Cookie and Gloria Williams, and Tina Thompson).  Gospel Music Ministries International followed a calling' to the Gospel Ministry to serve as an outreach arm and platform of the church to help the people, artists and talents of the church help themselves and others.