Today, Johnny Lee is celebrating his birthday! The “One In A Million” guy and the one who introduced “Lookin’ For Love.” With this, let’s celebrate with him by listening to his No.1 singles.
On July 3, 1946, a star was born. He is no other than Johnny Lee. He is celebrating his 72nd Natal day. With this, let’s all greet him a Happy Birthday.
Johnny Lee is one of the best country artists in 1980s. His signature song was “Lookin’ For Love” which became a crossover hit.
To celebrate with him, let’s listen to his number one singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Also, the facts on these hits are worth your time. All in all, he has placed five number one songs on the country charts. These are “One In A Million,” “Lookin’ For Love,” “Bet Your Heart On Me,” “The Yellow Rose,” and “You Could’ve Heard A Heartbreak.”
Lookin’ For Love…
The song became Lee’s signature song. It was the song that helped him rise to prominence. Wanda Mallette, Bob Morrison, and Patti Ryan pooled resources for the song “Lookin’ For Love” to make it possible. The song was released in June 1980 and became the soundtrack of the movie “Urban Cowboy.” In addition, the song is now a standard in country music, and it is Johnny Lee’s very first number one song on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
One In A Million…
Chick Rains is the songwriter behind the words and lyrics of “One In A Million.” Lee recorded the song and released in October 1980. It was part of his album “Lookin’ For Love.” “One In A Million” is Johnny Lee’s second number one hit on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
Bet Your Heart On Me…
The song is Johnny Lee’s third number one single on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Jim McBride is the songwriter behind the words and lyrics of “Bet Your Heart On Me.” He released the song in September 1981 as part of the album of the same name.
The Yellow Rose…
The song is the very first duet of Johnny Lee and Lane Brody. Also, it’s Johnny Lee’s very first duet to top the country charts. It is Johnny Lee’s fourth number one single on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. In fact, it stayed at number one for a total of twenty-two weeks.
Furthermore, the song was written by Lee and Brody. The song was inspired by the tune of the folk song “The Yellow Rose Of Texas.” The NBC television series “The Yellow Rose” used the song as a soundtrack. Lastly, the song was the only number one song for Lane Brody.
You Could’ve Heard A Heartbreak…
Released in August 1984 as part of Lee’s album “Workin’ For A Livin.” Also, the song is Johnny Lee’s final number one single on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Marc Rossi is the person behind the words and lyrics of “You Could’ve Heard A Heartbreak.”
John Lee ham was born in Texas City, Texas. When Johnny Lee was in high school, he founded a band called “Johnny Lee and the Roadrunners.” After graduation, he joined the United States Navy wherein he served as a tour on duty at USS Chicago. When he was discharged, he continued performing covers in Texas nightclubs and bars.
Then, Johnny Lee pursued his musical career. He started recording in 1976. Unfortunately, his albums and singles received a low response. Not until he released his single “Lookin’ For Love.” It was the reason for his prominence. Then, followed by his second number one hit “One In A Million.”
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