Jan Howard

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Jan Howard
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Background information
Birth nameLula Grace Johnson
Also known asJan Howard
Born (1930-03-13) March 13, 1930 (age 89)
OriginWest Plains, Missouri, U.S.
GenresCountry, Nashville Sound
OccupationsSinger, Songwriter, Actress
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1960 – present
LabelsChallenge Records
Decca Records
Con Brio Records
Associated actsHarlan Howard, Bill Anderson, Wynn Stewart, Jeannie Seely, Dottie West, Connie Smith, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn
WebsiteJan Howard Official Site

Jan Howard (born Lula Grace Johnson on March 13, 1930 in West Plains, Missouri) is an American Country Music Singer and Grand Ole Opry star. She was one of Country music's trailblazing female vocalists during the height of her career in the mid-1960s. Her last name (Howard) comes from her ex-husband, legendary singer-songwriter, Harlan Howard.

Jan Howard's bigggest hit and signature song is the 1966 classic Country hit, "Evil on Your Mind", which has been featured in the book, Heartaches By the Number: The 500 Greatest Country Music Singles. In the late 60s and early 70s, she dueted with Bill Anderson, on a number of hits that hit the Top 10, including the No. 1 hit "For Loving You".