US soul singer, songwriter and father of from New Orleans
He moved in the mid-1950s. and his family settled in Lancaster. By then the family had a new member: little Margaret ()
In sunny California Howard Mandolph continued his career of successes in the shadows, playing among others for Bobby Womack . He also composed various songs, highlighting the adaptation of the British children's song " Hickory Dickory Dock " that he did for Etta James .