It was released in June as part of the soundtrack to the film Urban Cowboy , released that year. Marcy Levy was one of the female singers who provided backing vocals on the track. Lee, whose biggest hit to date had been a cover of Ricky Nelson's " Garden Party ", had been the main nightclub act behind Mickey Gilley himself at Gilley's, a nightclub owned by Sherwood Cryer and country music superstar Mickey Gilley. Record executive Irving Azoff offered Lee the chance to record "Lookin' For Love",  a song that plus artists had rejected. Critics were not kind to Lee nor the song. Country music historian Bill Malone once noted that "Lookin' for Love" — in his words, a "lilting little pop song" — became the featured song of Urban Cowboy and a huge commercial hit largely because "actor John Travolta the movie's co-star expressed a liking for it.
His single " Lookin' for Love " became a crossover hit, spending three weeks at number 1 on the Billboard country singles chart while also appearing in the Top 5 on the Billboard Pop chart and Top 10 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart. He racked up a total of 17 top 40 country hits in the early and mids. In high school he formed a rock n' roll band, "Johnny Lee and the Roadrunners". He played cover tunes in Texas nightclubs and bars throughout the s. The soundtrack from the hit movie Urban Cowboy , which was largely shot at Gilley's, catapulted Lee to fame. The record spawned several hit singles, including Lee's "Lookin' for Love. From to , Lee was married to Dallas actress Charlene Tilton , with whom he had a daughter Cherish born He married his second wife, the late Deborah Spohr Lee, in
Now I try to put myself in his shoes and he has always had a problem standing firm in any decision so its hard for him to say no. If your heart longs for children, a family and love- why should you stop yourself holding out for some mystical Mormon man to swoop you off your feet. I get to experience the joys of his culture, which I never would have known otherwise. But God works in mysterious ways.
The point is that there are way too many people talking in this thread as if they have some sort of psychic knowledge a stone in a hat, perhaps. It's easy to be blind to deal-breaking faults when you are young and in love. But I wish he would call or text me or maybe make a sweet gesture every once in awhile. If I just assume he won't be home to eat dinner with us, it's a happy surprise when he is. There are other ways. There are such things as perfect loving families though.