James Govan

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James Govan
Birth nameJames Govan
Also known asThe Kid[source?]
Born(1949-09-02)September 2, 1949
McComb, Mississippi, U.S.
DiedJuly 18, 2014(2014-07-18) (aged 64)
GenresBlues, soul
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
InstrumentsPercussion
Years active1969–2014
LabelsCharly, Overture

James Govan (September 2, 1949 – July 18, 2014) was an American Blues soul singer. His most recent album, I'm in Need, was released in 1996. He had also performed alongside such artists as The Boogie Blues Band and Charlie Wood.

Govan had become one of the favorite musicians on Beale Street. He routinely performed for over two decades at the Rum Boogie Café.

Govan died at the age of 64 on July 18, 2014.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Boone, Joe (July 21, 2014). "James Govan: 1949-2014". Memphis Flyer. Retrieved July 25, 2014.