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Subject: Lou Johnson, obscure R&B singer who was hoped to be Burt Bacharach's male lead singer, yet success eluded him, even as he recorded the first versions of what would later become international classics

He was 78
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Date Posted: Tuesday, May 07, 02:19:04pm

He's obscure as all get-out so it may be a while before an "official" obit comes out, esp. as he died on May 1st, but here is what I;ve seen so far.


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Here's a fantastic performance of "Walk On By"What a voice!Tuesday, May 07, 02:24:38pm
He's not obscure at all - I've heard of him. He hit the Hot 100 3 times (never a big hit however). He recorded the original "There's Always Something There To Remind Me" which was later a big hit for Naked Eyes (NT)RussTuesday, May 07, 02:48:35pm
Also posted on the "Respect" page of 'Soul Walking".Tuesday, May 07, 05:12:45pm

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