Jesse Gee

Real Name:
Jesse Gould
Profile:
Jesse Gould was born in White Hall, Alabama. At an early age he and his twin sister, Bessie, sang in church. He and his family moved to Cincinnati, Ohio and at the young age of sixteen he formed his own band, Jesse Gould and the Downbeats. He played drums at this time but soon became the lead singer for the group.They played locals clubs and colleges throughout the Cincinnati area.
It was at one of their gigs that Jesse met Alonzo Tucker, a former member of Hank Ballard and the Midnighters and also writer and producer for the great Jackie Wilson. Alonzo convinced Jesse to come to NYC where he met Kelly Owens, Owens was an established arranger and song writer for such artist like Big Maybelle and Elvis Presley. Jesse and Owens together wrote and
recorded several songs for Barry Records released in the mid to late sixties. During the success of one of Jesse's big hits"Don't you mess with my money"Jesse gain some road experience traveling with Rosco Gordon, noted for his mega hit"Just a little bit". After that tour Jesse was back in the recording studio where he met Billy Nichols and together they wrote recorded "Funky Eyes" "Let's Do It" "That's Hot" and "Out Of Work"
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Singles & EPs

BRY 1019 Jesse Gee - Don't Mess With My Money album art Jesse Gee Don't Mess With My Money (Single) Barry Records (2) BRY 1019 US 1967 Sell This Version
K-998 Jesse Gee - A Two-Faced Friend Ain't No Good / Get In The Groove album art Jesse G.* A Two-Faced Friend Ain't No Good / Get In The Groove (Single) Kapp Records K-998 US 1969 Sell This Version
ETC 52 Jesse Gee - That's Hot album art Jessie G.* That's Hot Nugget Records ETC 52 US 1981 Sell This Version
1022 Jesse Gee - She's A Woman / Sweet Sweet album art Jesse Gee She's A Woman / Sweet Sweet(7") Barry Records (2) 1022 US Unknown Sell This Version
873 Jesse Gee - Funky Eyes / Two Women album art Jesse Gee Funky Eyes / Two Women(7") O.T.G. Records 873 US Unknown Sell This Version
SU-2222 Jesse Gee - Let's Do It album art Jesse Gee Let's Do It(12") Sound Of The Universe Record Corp. SU-2222 US Unknown Sell This Version