Gene McKown

Gene McKown

Real Name:
Eugene Edward McKown
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Eugene Edward McKown, was born on July 16, 1932 in Liberty, MO and passed away May 18, 2011 at his home in Osceola, MO. Gene was a veteran of the United States Navy and served aboard the USS Essex in the early fifties. After his discharge from the Navy, Gene began a career in music that would carry him throughout the remainder of his life. His first singles were cut for the Aggie label out of California in 1958. The Brass label was started in the early 60s by McKown and Geo. Hodes, Jr., owner of Prior Brass Co. After 1964, Gene played the Kansas City area for the next 25 years. Gene's main venue during that time was The Starlite Club in Riverside. He moved on to Howard's Bar in Gladstone in late 70's until 1988 before moving to Osceola, MO. Gene was a well known and respected song writer and recording artist in the music industry. One of his compositions “Rockabilly Rhythm” was recognized by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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Gene McKown Discography

Singles & EPs

A-1001 Gene McKown, Gene McKown & The Tune Twisters Gene McKown, Gene McKown & The Tune Twisters - Rock-A-Billy Rhythm / My Dream Girl(7", Single) Aggie Records A-1001 US 1958 Sell This Version
T-9, T-10B Gene McKown U.F.O. / Happy As A Lark(7", Single) Totem (10), Totem (10) T-9, T-10B US 1959 Sell This Version
238 Gene McKown Ghost Memories / Incidentally(7", Single) Brass 238 US 1964 Sell This Version
228 Gene McKown Peace Corps(7") Sims Records 228 US 1965 Sell This Version
106 Gene McKown I'm Out On The Town(7", Single) Rich 106 US 1965 Sell This Version
228 Gene McKown Peace Corps(7", Promo) Sims Records 228 US 1965 Sell This Version
SC-1007 Gene McKown / Jim Martin (4) Gene McKown / Jim Martin (4) - The Kansas City Royals Are On The Go(7", Single) Column One Records SC-1007 US 1977 Sell This Version
205 Gene McKown Oh Sorry Me / My Get Up And Go(7", Single) Brass 205 US Unknown Sell This Version
BS-2200 Gene McKown / Bobby Sykes Gene McKown / Bobby Sykes - Charlie-O-The-Mule / The Legend Of A Mule(7", Single) Bilin BS-2200 US Unknown Sell This Version
45-042 Gene McKown Rockabilly Rhythm(7") Rollin' Rock 45-042 US Unknown Sell This Version

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