James Govan

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James Govan
Birth name James Govan
Also known as The Kid[source?]
Born (1949-09-02)September 2, 1949
McComb, Mississippi, U.S.
Died July 18, 2014(2014-07-18) (aged 64)
Genres Blues, soul
Occupations Singer, songwriter
Instruments Percussion
Years active 1969–2014
Labels Charly, 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 (2014-07-21). "James Govan: 1949-2014". Memphis Flyer. Retrieved 2014-07-25.