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One Hit Wonders of the ’80s: 1982 – Junior

“Mama Used To Say” by Junior


Junior Giscombe (simply known as Junior) is a British R&B artist. He was a backing vocalist with a group called Linx between 1980 and 1982. When he went solo, he had a big hit with “Mama Used to Say”, which peaked at #30 on April 24, 1982. Billboard magazine named him “Best Newcomer”. Junior did not have another hit after that. He did perform a duet with Kim Wilde, which was a very good song – “Another Step (Closer to You)”.

But here is his one U.S. hit, “Mama Used to Say”:

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