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BJ Thomas Artist Bio and Lyrics


Born Billy Joe Thomas in Hugo, Oklahoma, in 1942, BJ Thomas was raised in the Houston, Texas area and went on to become a renowned country and easy listening performer.

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Lyrics Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
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Thomas began his career performing with the Triumphs, but went solo shortly thereafter, releasing a cover version Hank Williams’s “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” that would catapult him to fame in 1966. Three years later, Thomas would be in the spotlight once again with the release of the songs “Hooked on a Feeling” and “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head.”

In the 1970s, Thomas scored another Number One hit with “(Hey Won’t You Play” Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song.” Highlights of his career from the 1980s include a duet on the theme to Growing Pains with Jennifer Warnes, as well as the hit song “Two Car Garage.” In recent years, while Thomas’s name rarely make it into the mainstream spotlight, he nevertheless maintains a loyal fan base, particularly among contemporary Christian music devotees. Thomas has co-authored two autobiographical books. He also starred in the film Jory.

BJ Thomas’s albums include As We Know Him, The ABC Collection, All is Calm, All is Bright, All Time Greatest Hits, BJ Thomas, the Best of BJ Thomas, Christmas is Coming Home, Bright Nights, Close to You, Everybody’s Out of Town, Fireside Christmas, For the Best, Garner State Park, Help Me to Make It To My Rockin’ Chair, I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry, Jesus Hearted People, Love Shines, Peace In the Valley, and Pretty Country Girl.


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