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P. J. Proby

American singer, songwriter, and actor

P. J. Proby

American singer, songwriter, and actor
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birthday
6th
November, 1938
Birth Place
Houston, Texas, US
Birth Sign
scorpio
Biography

P.J. Proby (born James Marcus Smith, November 6, 1938) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. The stage name P. J. Proby was suggested by a friend, Sharon Sheeley, who had a boyfriend of that name at high school.
Proby recorded the singles “Hold Me”, “Somewhere”, and “Maria”. In 2008, he turned 70 and EMI released the Best of the EMI Years 1961-1972. He still writes and records on his own independent record label, Select Records, and performs in the UK in Sixties concerts.

instruments played
Vocals
Birth Name

James Marcus Smith

Genres

Pop music, easy listening, r&b, soul, rock

Labels

Decca, London, Liberty, EMI, Select

Occupations

Singer, songwriter, actor

Website
Years Active

1957 present

Name

P. J. Proby

Nationality

United States of America

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