One-Hit Wonders of the ’80s: 1980 – Johnny Lee

“Lookin’ for Love” by Johnny Lee

“Lookin’ For Love” was part of the soundtrack to the 1980 John Travolta movie, Urban Cowboy. The song was performed by Country singer Johnny Lee, who worked 10 years with Mickey Gilley both on tour and at Gilley’s Club in Pasadena, Texas. Not only was “Lookin’ For Love” a huge hit on the Country charts, but it was also a hit on the Pop charts, as peaked at #5 on September 20, 1980. The song made Johhny Lee famous, but he did not have another hit on the Pop charts. He did have some success on the Country charts in the early to mid ’80s. These days, Johnny Lee performs in Branson, Missouri and also goes on tour.

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