I'm not posting
this in recognition of Arthur's musical accomplishments.
For that you can go to his personal website. I,
Ron Barrett want the world to know that Arthur G. Wright has
been and will always be one of my closest and dearest friends
for over 50 years. He and his family have always been
important to me.
My career could have been much more fulfilling had I
continued my close ties with Arthur. That's my loss.
But I let others cloud my vision. Arthur has always been
closer than a brother to me. And I just wanted to say
"thanks Art for being there."
To know more
about Arthur G. Wright
From top right,
clockwise: Ron Barrett, Jimmy Benson, HB Barnum, Arthur
G. Wright, and Glenn Wade. At 57th HI State Fair with
"Statehood was in
the air, and everyone expected Hawaii to become the 49th
state; hence there was a 49th State record label and a 49th
State fair at the old Honolulu Stadium At the '57 fair,
Moffatt emceed a rock show starring Billy Ward and the
Dominoes, Don and Dewey, Young Jesse, and H.B. Barnum and his
CirCats. The show was such a hit that the promoters
wanted to do more. They offered Moffatt the opportunity
to book the acts and to emcee future shows for a percentage of
the profits - if there were any. The Show of Stars was
born, at the old Civic Auditorium in Honolulu." -
Spirit of Aloha December 2000 issue
To know more about
on this wall is a picture of the CirCats !
Courtesy of Spirit of Aloha December 2000
performance at the Dunes hotel in Vegas, we were contacted by
Mr. Moffatt to be headliners at the 57th state fair, co
starring with Billy Ward and the Dominoes.
performance at the 57th state
fair, I fell in love with Hawaii, not just for its blue skies
and blue-green ocean, but for the people as well. You
will currently find me, Ron Barrett living on the Big Island
of Hawaii in Captain Cook.
More to come soon . . . .