Lookin' For Love

Album: Urban Cowboy soundtrack (1980)
Charted: 5
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  • I spent a lifetime lookin' for you
    Single bars and good time lovers were never true
    Playing a fools game, hopin' to win
    Tellin' those sweet lies and losin' again

    I was lookin' for love in all the wrong places
    Lookin' for love in too many faces
    Searchin' their eyes
    Lookin' for traces of what I'm dreaming of
    Hoping to find a friend and lover
    I'll bless the day I discover
    Another heart lookin' for love

    I was alone then, no love in sight
    I did everything I could to get me through the night
    I don't know where it started or where it might end
    I turned to a stranger just like a friend

    I was lookin' for love in all the wrong places
    Lookin' for love in too many faces
    Searchin' their eyes
    Lookin' for traces of what I'm dreaming of
    Hoping to find a friend and lover
    I'll bless the day I discover
    Another heart lookin' for love

    You came knockin' on my heart's door
    You're everything I've been looking for

    No more lookin' for love in all the wrong places
    Lookin' for love in too many faces
    Searchin' their eyes
    Lookin' for traces of what I'm dreaming of
    Now that I found a friend and lover
    God bless the day I discover
    You, oh you, lookin' for love

    Lookin' for love in all the wrong places
    Lookin' for love in too many faces
    Searchin' their eyes
    Lookin' for traces of what I'm dreaming of
    Now that I found a friend and lover
    God bless the day I discover
    You, oh you, lookin' for love Writer/s: Bob Morrison, Patti Ryan, Wanda Mallette
    Publisher: Bluewater Music Corp., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • J. L.. Lee from Cincinnati, OhioAs for the 54 CMA awards... Old Dominion group screwed up the song "looking for love" by Johnny Lee and Micky Gilley... The actual lyrics in the last two verses... "God bless the day I discovered..." They intentionally left out the ref to God... I'm not buying their music.. I hope God don't forget them...
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyJust an added fact to the next post below; Mickey Gilley's "Stand By Me" also reached #1 {for 1 week} on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart; while "Love the World Away" by Kenny Rogers peaked at #4 on the chart.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn June 5th 1980, the movie "Urban Cowboy" had its world premier in Houston, Texas; the next day it opened in theaters across the U.S.A.
    Ten days later on June 15th "Lookin' For Love" by Johnny Lee would enter Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #67; and on September 14th it peaked at #5 (for 2 weeks) and spent 21 weeks on the Top 100...
    And on August 31st it reached #1 (for 3 weeks) on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart...
    Three other songs featured in the movie would also make the Top 100; "Stand By Me" by Mickey Gilley (#22), "Love The World Away" by Kenny Rogers (#14), and "All Night Long" by Joe Walsh (#19)...
    Johnny Lee, born John Lee Ham, will celebrate his 68th birthday next month on July 3rd, 2014.
  • Brent from Denair, CaNo comments yet on this country classic? Go Bud and Sissy!
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