Bobby Roberts (film producer)

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Robert M. "Bobby" Roberts (May 9, 1929 – October 10, 2004) was a musician, producer, record executive and Hollywood film producer.

In 1964, Roberts co-founded Dunhill Productions, which became Dunhill Records the following year. Roberts also managed performers such as The Mamas and The Papas, Richard Pryor, Mort Sahl, Mama Cass Elliott, Paul Anka, Ann-Margret, Johnny Rivers and many others.[1]

Roberts formed Mums Records with Hal Landers and Don Altfeld in 1972.[2] The label, which was distributed by Columbia Records, had several notable releases, including Albert Hammond's hit single "It Never Rains in Southern California", and the album Slow Flux by Steppenwolf.[3]

Works[edit] credits Roberts as serving as producer or executive producer of nine TV or film productions.[4]


  1. ^ "Bobby Ross Joins the WENR Board of Directors as Chairman"
  2. ^ "Columbia to Release Mums Products", Billboard March 18. 1972
  3. ^ Mums Records Discography at
  4. ^ "Bobby Roberts (II) Filmography". IMDB. Retrieved 2011-11-05.