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H B Barnum

H. B. Barnum and Ronald Barrett were both members of a jazz band while attending Fremont High in East Los Angeles. Unsure if they made any recordings. 

The Dootones (members H.B. Barnum, Ronald Barrett, Charles Gardner and Marvin Wilkins)

Dootone 366  - Teller Of Fortune / Ay Si Si - 1955 (group was named after Dootsie Williams owner of Dootone records -- on the strength of this 45 the group managed to perform up and down the coast of  California, they even sang backup for Jackie Wilson and Etta James. In mid 1955 Vernon Green of The Medallions needed to form a new set of Medallions, Dootsie Williams got him in touch with The Dootones and they became The Medallions for a tour of Canada. This set of Medallions never recorded together. After the tour The Dootones disbanded. Ronald Barrett went on to join The Meadowlarks. Charles Gardner joined Vernon Green's Medallions)

The Robins (members Ty Terrell Leonard, Grady Chapman,  Billy Richards, Roy Richards and H. B. Barnum)

Whippet 200 - Cherry Lips / Out Of The Picture 1956
Whippet 201 - Hurt Me / Merry-Go-Rock 1956
Whippet 203 - That Old Black Magic / Since I First Met You 1956
Whippet 206 - A Fool In Love / All Of A Sudden My Heart Sings 1957
Whippet 208 - Every Night / Where's The Fire 1957
Whippet 211 - In My Dreams / Keep Your Mind On Me 1957
Whippet 212 - Snowball / You Wanted Fun* - 1958 *lead H. B. Barnum.

The Robins (members Grady Chapman, Ty Terrell Leonard, Billy Richards and Roy Richards -- H. B. Barnum produced group and possibly had involvement in vocal accompaniments)

Knight 2001- Quarter To Twelve / Pretty Little Dolly 1958
Knight 2008 - It's Never Too Late / A Little Bird Told Me 1958

Pee Wee Barnum

Imperial 5530 - Blue Moon / Tia-Juana 1958

H. B. Barnum / Don & Dewey

Fidelity 3017 - H. B. Boogie / Jump Awhile* - 1959 *flip by Don and Dewey (both sides instrumentals)

H. B. Barnum (born Hidle Brown Barnum on the 15-July-1936 in Houston, Texas)

Mun Rab 103 - Don't-Cha Know / Give Me Love 1959
Ultra Sonic 107 - Just Goofin' / Feeling 1960

The Robins (members Ty "Terrell" Leonard, H. B. Barnum, Billy Richard, Roy Richard and Bobby Sheen)


Arvee 5001 - Just Like That / Whole Lot Of Imagination 1960
Arvee 5013 - Oh No! / Live Wire Suzie 1960

H. B. Barnum

Eldo 111 - Lost Love / Hallelujah - 1960

The Ding Dongs (possibly The Robins with above members)

Todd 1043 - Lassie Come Home / Late Last Night 1960

The Dyna-Sores (members Jimmy Norman, H. B. Barnum and Ty Terrell)

Rendezvous 120 - Alley-Oop / Jungle Walk  1960

The Robins 

Gone 5101 - Baby Love / We Loved 1961

H. B. Barnum

RCA Victor 47-7960 - Baby Baby Baby (All The Time) / How Many More Times 1961
RCA Victor 47-8014 - Call On Me / Oh My Achin' Back 1962
RCA Victor 47-8112 - It Hurts Too Much To Cry / Lonely Hearts - 1962 (some copies issued with picture sleeve)

The Dootones (members ? .....................................................)

Dootone 470 - Strange Love Affair / The Day You Said Goodbye 1962
Dootone 471 - Sailor Boy / Down The Road* - 1962 *this flip was recorded by H. B. Barnum's set of The Dootones in 1955 and appeared on this set of Dootones second 45. The other 45 has nothing to do with H. B. Barnum.

The Mad Lads (members ) Not the Stax group

Mark-Fi 1934 - Why / Hey Man - 1962 (session H. B. Barnum)

Jack B. Nimble (H. B. Barnum)

Del Rio 2305 - Nut Rocker* / Never On Sunday - 1962 *covered in 1962 by B. Bumble and The Stingers on Rendezvous 166
Dot 16319 -  (The Original) Nut Rocker / Never On Sunday - 1962

H. B. Barnum

Imperial 66011 - Backstage / Rented Tuxedo 1964
Imperial 66046 - Skakiaan (Skokiaan) / Ska Drums 1964
Imperial 66063 - Calypso Blues / Three Room Flat 1964
Imperial 66074 - Eternal Love / So What 1964
Capitol 5391 - I'm A Man / The Record 1965
Capitol 5440 - Gimme Some / Don't Forget 127th Street 1965
Capitol 5477 - I Can't Help It / Dance With Me 1965

Earl Wright

Capitol 5516 - Thumb A Ride / Like A Rolling Stone - 1965 (H. B. Barnum claims that this was him conducting a group of L. A. session men on his own song)

H. B. Barnum

Capitol 5748 - Gotta Go / Nobody Want's To Hear Nobody's Trouble 1966
Capitol 5932 - Heartbreaker / Searchin' For My Soul 1967
Capitol 2036 - Baby, Love Me / The Bad Luck's On Me 1967
Capitol 2139 - Vaya Con Dios (May God Be With You)* / What Did Sister Do - 1968 *also recorded in 1968 by Inez & Charlie Foxx on Dynamo 119.
Capitol 2317 - Happiness / It's Just A Game, Love 1968

H. B. Barnum / Tom Patchett & Jay Tarses

Decca 32892 - Run To Daylight / Howard Hardsell* - 1971 *flip by Tom Patchett & Jay Tarses

H. B. Barnum

United Artists Xw338 - Theme From "5 On The Back Hand Side" / Keep It Comin' 1973
Power Exchange Px-102 - Having A Party - Pt. 1 / Having A Party - Pt. 2 - 1974  

The Mountain Climbers (members H. B. Barnum, Billie Barnum, Ruth Davis, Frank Polk, Jeanne King, .................................................) gospel choir   

Trivia

H B Barnum is currently conducting and performing as a member of his own Gospel choir.