Sonny James

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James Hugh Loden (May 1, 1929 – February 22, 2016), known professionally as Sonny James, was an American country music singer and songwriter best known for his 1957 hit, "Young Love". Dubbed the Southern Gentleman, James had 72 country and pop charted releases from 1953 to 1983, including an unprecedented five-year streak of 16 straight Billboard #1 singles among his 26 #1 hits. Twenty-one of his albums reached the country top ten from 1964 to 1976. In May 2007 James, accompanied by his Southern Gentlemen, walked the red carpet and were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.


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    Young Love
    -Artist: Tab Hunter
    -the # 22 song of the 1955-1959 rock era
    -was # 1 for 6 weeks in 1957
    -Words and Music by Carole Joyner and Ric Cartey
    Young Love  -  86,742 plays
  2. Since I Met You Baby  -  13,198 plays
    There's a new world somewhere they call the Promised Land
    And I'll be there someday if you will hold my hand
    I still need you there beside me no matter what I do
    For I know I'll never find another you
    There is always someone to reach across they say
    I'll Never Find Another You  -  11,960 plays
  4. Abilene  -  10,715 plays
    I supposed I ought to say congratulations
    For you've won the only girl I'll ever love
    But I've hurt too much to face the situation
    So take good care of her take good care of her
    Just to be around her was my greatest pleasure
    Take Good Care Of Her  -  9,735 plays
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