Gene Barnett started his musical career playing bass for Bobby Lee Trammell shortly after Trammell's hit record, “Arkansas Twist” was recorded. Barnett moved-on to play with Kenny Owens, a local singer who had a large following in the Jonesboro area. Barnett appeared on Owens' TV variety show on KAIT Jonesboro in the late 60's.
Gene Barnett is now member of The RetroRadio Band, a four-piece Jonesboro-based musical group that plays a variety of music to include 50's and 60's, R&B, Mototown, Country Rock, and Disco.
G. Barnett (recent) picture is from MySpace Retro Radio Band