Ain't it so in 1959, was a big hit for Lonnie Lee. This was followed by Starlight Starbright then in 1960, Yes Indeed I do, I found a new love, Defenceless. In 1961 and 1962 Sit Around and Talk, When the bells stop ringing, Sitting by the river, Don't you know Pretty baby and others.
His last #1 record was in 1969 with his own song ' Sad Over Someone' (SOS)
Over all he had 8 national #1 hits and 5 Gold Records. Lonnie currently tours Australia, and the world playing your favourites, the music you grew up with,
In 2008 he launched another show titled, Lonnie Lee's CRY!. It features 20 plus songs made popular by Johnnie Ray the first big pop star who many including Tony Bennett say was the father of Rock'n'Roll. The show features Lonnie, his band The Leemen together with a big band.
This takes Lonnie full circle from his teenager years in the early 1950s when he listened and sang along to these songs on the radio.
Lonnie, who takes on the role of a crooner and a singer of pop standards and the show, receive rave reviews his management hope to take it internationally.
As well as this show he still continues to perform with his band as Lonnie Lee and the Leemen in the show The Best of Lonnie Lee.
Like other today performers, he has web sites on My Space, Facebook and YouTube
Listen to his music and buy CD's at: Lonnie's Website:
Please enjoy this playlist from OzLegends