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He sold copies this way on the Lemon record label. MCA was soon knocking on Clower's door offering him a contract.
Clower was 45 when MCA came calling and he began his professional career as a comedian. He often said, "I backed into show business. These stories are true but embellished for story telling. Born and raised in the Southern United States, Clower was best known for his stories of the rural South and was given the nickname "The Mouth of Mississippi". Clower was born in Liberty, Mississippi , and began a two-year stint in the Navy immediately after graduating from high school in He studied agriculture at Mississippi State University ,  where he played college football and was a member of Phi Kappa Tau fraternity.
After finishing school in , Clower worked as a county agent and later as a seed salesman. He became a fertilizer salesman for Mississippi Chemical in By , Clower had developed a reputation for telling funny stories to boost his sales.
Tapes of Clower's speaking engagements wound up in the hands of Edwin "Big Ed" Wilkes and Bud Andrews in Lubbock, Texas , who had him make a better-quality recording which they promoted. At first, Clower took orders at his speaking engagements, selling copies on the Lemon record label. Once MCA began distribution in , Jerry Clower from Yazoo City, Mississippi Talkin' retailed more than a million dollars over 10 months and stayed in the top 20 on the country charts for 30 weeks. James Gregory.
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