Jesse James

September 3, 2022

James McLelland aka Jesse James cut his first 45 aged just 17, the first in a long and illustrious career in music that brought us great soul music like ‘Believe In Me Baby, ‘Are You Gonna Leave Me’ and the modern soul anthem that is ‘If You Want A Love Affair’

Jesse is still in the studio making great music and is about to release his tenth studio album

I asked Jesse how he got his stage name and so much more and you can listen to our chat here:


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