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HOWARD, Jan

(b Lula Grace Johnson, 13 March '30, West Plains MO) Country singer. Married Harlan Howard, '60, divorced late '60s. Sang on his demo records; own hits (13 in country top 40 in the '60s) began with "The One You Slip Around With' '60 on Challenge, "Evil On Your Mind' and "Bad Seed', both '66, "My Son' '68, all on Decca. Toured and recorded with the Carter (Family) sisters '64; big duet hits with Bill Anderson: popular member of his touring, TV show late '60s/ early '70s; with Johnny Cash '73-7, Tammy Wynette '79-81. LPs incl. Rock Me Back To Little Rock, Count Your Blessings and Woman on Decca, Bad Seed on Coral '72, Sincerely '78 on GRT.