|Birth name||Lula Grace Johnson|
|Also known as||Jan Howard|
|Born||March 13, 1930|
|Origin||West Plains, Missouri, U.S.|
|Genres||Country, Nashville Sound|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, Songwriter, Actress|
|Years active||1960 – present|
|Labels||Challenge Records |
Con Brio Records
|Associated acts||Harlan Howard, Bill Anderson, Wynn Stewart, Jeannie Seely, Dottie West, Connie Smith, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn|
|Website||Jan 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".