Let Her In

Album: John Travolta (1976)
Charted: 10


  • John Travolta was already a pretty big deal in 1976. The 22-year-old was starring in the TV show Welcome Back, Kotter, and had appeared in a few movies, including Carrie. This song was the beginning of his music career, which culminated in his performance on the Grease soundtrack, where he sang with Olivia Newton-John. The song is about giving love a try after previously having given up on it. >>
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    Mike - Santa Barbara, CA
  • This was written by a British songwriter named Gary Benson. He had a #20 UK hit as an artist in 1975 with "Don't Throw It All Away" and co-wrote the Maxi Priest song "Close To You."

Comments: 2

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyPer http://www.oldiesmusic.com/news.htm
    John Travolta is set to be honored as the "Most Popular All time International star in India" at the International Indian Film Academy Awards Saturday (April 26, 2014) in Tampa.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn April 10th 1976, John Travolta performed "Let Her In" on the ABC-TV program 'American Bandstand'...
    Two weeks later on April 25th it entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #98; and on July 18th it peaked at #10 (for 1 week) and spent 20 weeks on the Top 100...
    He had three other solo records to make the Top 100; "Whenever I'm Away From You" (#38, also in 1976), "All Strung Out On You" (#34 in 1977), and finally from the film 'Grease', "Grease Lightin'", (#47 in 1978)...
    Mr. Travolta celebrated his 60th birthday two months ago on February 18th.
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