Is she a big deal over there? I remember To Sir when I was a kid but then forgot about her and never heard of her again until AbFab.
R15, it's all Smunchie Bars and Lulu, sweetie.
In the U.S., Lulu spent nine weeks in the Top Ten with "To Sir With Love", including five straight weeks at No. 1 starting in October of 1967. "Best of Both Worlds" peaked at No. 32 in January of 1968. "Oh Me Oh My" followed in March, 1970, topping out at No. 22.
"I Could Never Miss You", her last U.S. Top 40 hit, spent ten weeks in the AT40, peaking at No. 18 for two weeks in October 1981. Her follow up, "If I Were You", spent five weeks in the Top 50, but never cracked the Top 40, reaching only No. 44 in January of 1982.
The aforementioned dance hit "Independence" was written by Leon Ware ("I Want You" Marvin Gaye, "Wanna be Where You Are" Jackson 5, "Knight in Shining Armor" Gayle McCormick) - brilliant songwriter from L.A.
I love Alban Berg! Tunesmith for the ages.
Lulu was a huge flop for Lou Reed and Metallica.
Kind of like a homegrown Cher.
Lulu Roman? Probably not.
Hop, Hop! Hop, hop!
It's Shout! Shout! Shout! Shout!....
She's playing NYC in February at BB Kings.
She's OK but she's no Dusty...
Why can't I open the To Sir with Love thread?
Lulu sang rock better than Dusty.
Lulu sang NOTHING better than Dusty...
Lulu never recorded NOTHING. I've never come across that song except on A GIRL CALLED DUSTY.
I'm more partial to Lulu's EASY EVIL than Dusty's
Gayle McCormick sang rock better than Lulu or Dusty and she's still alive, not performing, mind you but, alive!!!