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No. 23: Johnny Lee, ‘Lookin’ for Love’ – Top 100 Country Love Songs

Johnny Lee Lookin For Love
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‘Urban Cowboy’ scored again with this career hit for Johnny Lee, which dominated the No. 1 chart position for three weeks in 1980. Lee was a nightclub act at Gilley’s when he was approached to record a song for the film. The depiction of mechanical bulls and John Travolta in cowboy duds caused a massive interest in country music from the mainstream in 1980.

‘Lookin’ For Love’ was undoubtedly the pinnacle of Lee’s career, and it lands on our list of the Top 100 Country Love Songs. The track is fairly standard fare, but the lyric is more interesting, telling the story of a barfly who’s been “Lookin’ for love in all the wrong places” until he finally finds his true love and rides off into the urban sunset.

Next: Song No. 22

 

Listen to ‘Lookin’ for Love’ by Johnny Lee

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