We Were Meant To Be Lovers

Album: Photoglo (1980)
Charted: 31
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  • Jim Photoglo was a singer/songwriter from the Los Angeles area who had some hits in the early 1980's. After that career declined, he moved to Nashville and became a country western songwriter, where he had greater success. This was one of his bigger hits. >>
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    Mike - Santa Barbara, CA

Comments: 2

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn July 24, 1981, Jim Photoglo was a guest on the syndicated television program 'The Merv Griffin Show"...
    At the time his "Fool In Love With You" was at #66 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; just under four weeks earlier it had peaked at #25 {for 1 week} and it spent 16 weeks on the Top 100.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn May 30th 1980, Jim Photoglo performed "We Were Meant To Be Lovers" on the NBC-TV program 'The Midnight Special'...
    Two months earlier on March 23rd, 1980 it entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #97; and on June 8th it peaked at #31 (for 1 week) and spent 14 weeks on the Top 100...
    Was released with only the name 'Photoglo' on the label...
    He had one other Top 100 hit, "Fool In Love With You" (it reached #25 in 1981).
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