P. J. Proby

 

click Here For The Day Lorraine Came Down click Here For Go Girl Go recording as Jett Powers
click Here For Good Things Are Coming click Here For Hold Me
click Here For I Apologize click Here For Let The Heartache Begin
click Here For Linda Lu click Here For Loud Perfume recording as Jett Powers
click Here For Maria click Here For The Masquerade Is Over
click Here For Mission Bell click Here For Niki Hoeky
click Here For Que Sera Sera click Here For Question
click Here For She Cried click Here For Somewhere
click Here For That Means A Lot click Here For That's The Tune
click Here For Tip Of My Fingers click Here For Together
click Here For To Make A Big Man Cry click Here For True Love Ways
click Here For You Can't Come Home Again click Here For You'll Never Walk Alone
click Here For Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart  

Biography - Snippet

 
Real name, James Marcus Smith: He began as a Hollywood odd jobber recording demos for Elvis and making the occasional record. Recording as "Jett Powers", listen to his very Elvis style in "Go Girl Go" He was discovered so to speak by TV producer Jack Good. Jack good took him to the UK for his TV spectacular, "AROUND THE BEATLES" .

Proby with his unusual pony tailed hair for the time, had a hit with  "HOLD ME" and parodied  Billy Eckstein's style  on "SOMEWHERE"  and "MARIA" both from West Side Story.

He was set to become a big star in the UK but through being unpredictable, unreliable and after a storm of controversy over splitting his velvet pants on stage, never regained his popularity.

Proby did make an album with Led Zeppelin in 1969 called "THREE WEEK HERO" and later recorded with "FOCUS".

Proby's later music genre became very much "Country Western".

Snippet as told by Ferret

 

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