About Jim McGowan
Jim McGowan is a former member of the Four Fellows vocal R&B group. He is an author specializing in the history of the Underground Railroad, etc.
"They All Sang On The Corner: A Second Look at New York City's Rhythm and Blues Vocal Groups," by Philip Groia; Published by Phillie Dee Enterprises, Inc., Port Jefferson, New York, 1983, Tenth Printing, October 2005.
Four Fellows: They were anchored by lead singer, Jimmy McGowan, who walked with a noticeable limp. In 1951, Jim McGowan had been stabbed in a Bed-Stuy rumble.
Books he authored
- Hear today! here to stay!: A personal history of rhythm and blues
- Harriet Tubman: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)
- Station Master on the Underground Railroad: The Life and Letters of Thomas Garrett, rev. ed.