BOBBY FULTON -

A Harrisburg, PA native; original/founding member of the singing group, "The Emperors" - recording artists of "Karate" on the Mala label; formed the Bobby Fulton From Soulville Band with Soulful Sounds From Soulville that recorded "The Jimmy Spriggs" b/w "I'm Not Sorry" on the Capitol City label.  Keyboardist/Songwriter with the Harrisburg-based Soul-Exotics: recorded "Darlin" b/w "Baby It's True" on the Terri label (Jamie-Guyden Distr.).  Founded Soulville-Jaywalking Records with partners, Hulie Diggs, George Toby Young, Jr. and Jimmy Walker that produced the Soulville All-Stars, the Continental Four, Gloria Spencer (Spencer-Gray with Nashboro) and various other R'n B and Gospel acts.  Formed Bobby Fulton Enterprises, Inc., worked with various local artists and industry, including Booking Agent Ray Mitchell; with guitarist, Ronnie Jones and the Zaruba Street Players; The Floyd Beck Band; Butch Martin; Sonny of the Premiers; Phyllis Hyman; Joe Averbach of Feebee Music and The Del-Vikings; Managed 'Sisterhood (Cookie and Gloria Williams, and Tina Thompson); recorded several Gospel and R'n B artists, including "T.H.A.T." - "All I Need," and the "Til I Fly Away" LP with Bobbie Jean Cromartie-Fulton on the Bobby Fulton label.  In 1978, Gospel Music Ministries International was established to provide a church foundation, covering and support services for artists doing gospel ministry, along with special Bible and Ministry Training.