Lois Johnson

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Lois Johnson in 1970
Background information
Birth name Lois Johnson Scoggins
Born(1942-05-15)May 15, 1942
Union County, Tennessee, U.S.
Origin Maynardville, Tennessee, U.S.
Died July 7, 2014(2014-07-07) (aged 72)
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1969–1978
Labels Columbia, MGM, 20th Century, Polydor
Associated acts Hank Williams Jr.

Lois Johnson Scoggins (May 15, 1942 – July 7, 2014) professionally known as Lois Johnson was an American country music singer. She was from Maynardville, Tennessee. She recorded for different labels between 1969 and 1978, charted twenty singles on the Hot Country Songs charts. Her highest chart peak was "Loving You Will Never Grow Old", which reached No. 6 in 1975. [1] Johnson toured with Hank Williams Jr. between 1970 and 1973. [1]

Country music, also known as country and western, and hillbilly music, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s. It takes its roots from genres such as folk music and blues.

Maynardville, Tennessee City in Tennessee, United States

Maynardville is a city that is the county seat of Union County, Tennessee, United States. The city was named to honor Horace Maynard, who successfully defended the creation of Union County from a challenge from Knox County. Its population was 2,413 at the 2010 census, up from 1,782 at the 2000 census. It is included in the Knoxville, Tennessee Metropolitan Statistical Area. Maynardville was the birthplace of country music singers Roy Acuff and Carl Smith.

Hot Country Songs Weekly chart published by Billboard

Hot Country Songs is a chart published weekly by Billboard magazine in the United States.

Contents

She died at Vanderbilt University Medical Centre, Nashville, Tennessee, on July 7, 2014. [2]

Discography

Albums

Title Details Peak
positions
US Country
Removing the Shadow
(with Hank Williams Jr.)
21
Send Me Lovin' and a Whole Lotta Loving
(with Hank Williams Jr.)
  • Release date: September 1972
  • Label: MGM Records
35
Lois Johnson
Loveshine
  • Release date: 1984
  • Label: EMH Records
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles

Year Title Peak positions Album
US Country
[1]
CAN Country
[3]
1962 "I'll Let You Go and Wish You Well" N/A
1965 "The Whole World Is Turning (Just for Us)"
1966 "G.I. Joe"
"Daddy, Don't Hang Up the Phone"
1967 "Your Second Wedding Day"
"Chicago with Love"
1968 "Tell Me a Lie"
"One Drink Farther Away"
1969 "Softly and Tenderly" 74
"Mama, Was His Love Worth Leaving Me"
1970 "When He Touches Me (Nothing Else Matters)" 48
1971 "From Warm to Cool to Cold" 65
"Good Morning, Dear"
"Breaking in a Brand New Broken Heart"
1972 "Rain-Rain" 63
1973 "Love Will Stand" 97
1974 "Come On In and Let Me Love You" 19Lois Johnson
"Loving You Will Never Grow Old" 6 10
1975 "You Know Just What I'd Do" 48
"Hope for the Flowers" 95 N/A
"The Door's Always Open" 70
1976 "Weep No More My Baby" 87
"Midnight"
1977 "Your Pretty Roses Came Too Late" 20
"I Hate Goodbyes" 40
"All the Love We Threw Away" (with Bill Rice) 97
1978 "When I Need You" 63
1981 "Willie Rides Again"
"It Won't Be Easy"
1984 "It Won't Be Easy" (re-release) 89Loveshine
"Middle of the Road" N/A
"Loveshine"Loveshine
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles with Hank Williams Jr.

Year Title Peak positions Album
US Country
[1]
CAN Country
[3]
1970 "Removing the Shadow" 23 27Removing the Shadow
"So Sad (To Watch Good Love Go Bad)" 12 10
1971 "Send Me Some Lovin'" 14 31Send Me Some Lovin' and a Whole Lotta Loving
1972 "Whole Lotta Loving" 22 25

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 211–212. ISBN   0-89820-177-2.
  2. "East Tennessee country star Lois Johnson dies", knoxnews.com; accessed July 9, 2014.
  3. 1 2 "Search results for Lois Johnson". RPM . Retrieved October 14, 2010.