Me And You And A Dog Named Boo (1971)

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Lobo (born Roland Kent LaVoie on July 31, 1943 in Tallahassee, Florida.)

LaVoie was raised by his mother in Winter Haven, Florida with his six siblings. He began his musical career in 1961 as a member of a local band called the Rumours. The band included Gram Parsons and Jim Stafford, as well as drummer Jon Corneal, who later joined Parsons' International Submarine Band.

LaVoie's stage name, Lobo, is the Spanish word for "wolf".

Chart position:
#5 (US), #1 (US Easy Listening), #4 (UK).

It was Lobo's debut single, as well as his first #1 Easy Listening hit.

It was at #1 for 2 weeks in May 1971. It was preceded at #1 by "If" (Bread) and succeeded by "Rainy Days and Mondays" (Carpenters).

The Top Ten Songs: May 22, 1971 (US Billboard Hot 100).
  1. "Joy To The World" (Three Dog Night)
  2. "Never Can Say Goodbye" (Jackson 5)
  3. "Brown Sugar" (Rolling Stones)
  4. "Put Your Hand In The Hand" (Ocean)
  5. "Me And You And A Dog Named Boo" (Lobo)
  6. "Want Ads" (Honey Cone)
  7. "Bridge Over Troubled Water" (Aretha Franklin)
  8. "It Don't Come Easy" (Ringo Starr)
  9. "If" (Bread)
  10. "Chick-A-Boom" (Daddy Dewdrop)

Written by:
Kent LaVoie. He also wrote "Don't Expect Me To Be Your Friend", "I'd Love You To Want Me", and "There Ain't No Way".

Also by:
Stonewall Jackson, whose version reached #7 (US Country), also in 1971. It was his final Top 40 hit on the US country chart.

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