P.J. Proby


P.J. Proby (born James Marcus Smith in Houston, TX) is a singer, songwriter, and actor who had a string of hits during the mid 1960s. He has also performed and recorded as Jett Powers and Orville Woods.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Hold Me (1964)
  • Somewhere (1965)
  • Niki Hoeky (1967)

Pop charts debut year: 1964

Years active: 1957-present

Genres: Pop, easy listening, R&B, soul, rock

Labels: Decca, London, Liberty, EMI, Select

Website: pjproby.net


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