Lula Grace Johnson (born March 13, 1929), known professionally as Jan Howard, is an American country music singer and Grand Ole Opry star. She became popular during the 1960s and early 1970s and was twice nominated for the Best Female Country Vocal Performance Grammy award. Many of her hits were written by Harlan Howard, her husband at the time.
Howard's biggest hit and signature song was the 1966 country hit "Evil on Your Mind", which peaked at number five on the Billboard country charts. The song is included in the book Heartaches by the Number: The 500 Greatest Country Music Singles. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, she sang duets with Bill Anderson on a number of top-10 hits, including the number-one hit "For Loving You".
Birth and Death Data: Born March 13th, 1929 (West Plains), Died March 28th, 2020 (Gallatin)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1964 - 1973
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 161 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||NA 13086||9/18/1964||Slipping back to you||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 13087||9/18/1964||What makes a man wander?||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 13391||4/1/1965||What do you want now||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 13392||4/1/1965||I got feelings too||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 13393||4/1/1965||You really know (how to make a girl cry)||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 13445||5/11/1965||I know you're married||Bill Anderson ; Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 13446||5/11/1965||Time out||Bill Anderson ; Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 13447||5/11/1965||I'll be waiting||Bill Anderson ; Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 13722||9/14/1965||You don't find a good man every day||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 13723||9/14/1965||I don't mind||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 13724||9/14/1965||You go your way (I'll go crazy)||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 13928||2/11/1966||How long was it hurt||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 13929||2/11/1966||I wish I could fall in love again||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 13930||2/11/1966||Crying for love||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 13973||3/9/1966||Last time||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 13974||3/9/1966||Evil on your mind||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 13975||3/9/1966||Any old way you do||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 14071||5/11/1966||We'll sing in the sunshine||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 14072||5/11/1966||Put it off until tomorrow||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 14073||5/11/1966||Take good care of him||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 14074||5/11/1966||Tippy toeing||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 14182||8/5/1966||That's not my problem anymore||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 14183||8/5/1966||Bad seed||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 14184||8/5/1966||The hurtin's all over||Jan Howard||vocalist|
|Decca||NA 14254||9/27/1966||For loving you||Bill Anderson ; Jan Howard||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Howard, Jan," accessed July 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/321956.
Howard, Jan. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/321956.
"Howard, Jan." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 July 2021.
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