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Jan Howard

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  
(Results 1-25 of 161 records)

Citation

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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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/321956

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