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Young Jessie

Young Jessie has been played on NTS shows including Jazzman, with Mary Lou first played on 25 October 2013.

Young Jessie was the recording name in the 1950s and 1960s of American R&B, rock and roll and jazz singer and songwriter Obediah Donnell "Obie" Jessie (December 28, 1936 – April 27, 2020) . He was known for his solo recordings, his work with The Flairs and for a brief stint in The Coasters. He later performed and recorded jazz as Obie Jessie.

Jessie's father was a cook but had no musical background. His mother, Malinda (née Harris) was very musical, playing piano and other instruments;…

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Mary Lou
Young Jessie, Maxwell Davis & Orch.
Modern Records1955
Mary Lou
Young Jessie, Maxwell Davis & Orch.Modern Records1955
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Big Chief (King of Love)
Young Jessie
Mercury1962
Big Chief (King of Love)
Young JessieMercury1962
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You Were Meant For Me
Young Jessie
Mercury0
You Were Meant For Me
Young JessieMercury0
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Pretty Soon
Young Jessie
Jukebox Jam Series2015
Pretty Soon
Young JessieJukebox Jam Series2015
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