Lou Josie

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Louis Terence Josie was born on 14 July 1938 in Ohio, of Hungarian ancestry. He recorded three country – rock and roll singles in 1958 at the Audio Recording Studio in Cleveland, Ohio which were leased to Chess. Chess put out the singles on the Argo label.

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He then recorded a few singles under the name Jimmy King between 1959 and 1961.

He was then recruited into the touring band of B Bumble and the Stingers and toured the UK with them in October – November 1962.

He ceased recording in 1963 but continued to write and produce. He is one of the writers of the Barkays’ Stax recording “Soul Finger” (as J King) which was recorded in 1967. He is said to be still writing songs.

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