Bill LaBounty
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Bill LaBounty
Bill LaBounty
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Background information
Origin U.S.
Genres Country
Soft rock
Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals, keyboards
1978-present
Labels Warner Bros./Curb, Noteworthy
Fat Chance
Lonestar
Steve Wariner

Bill LaBounty is an American musician. He was initially a singer-songwriter in the soft rock genre, first as a member of the band Fat Chance, and later as a solo artist.[1] As a solo artist, LaBounty recorded six studio albums, including four on Curb Records/Warner Bros. Records. His first chart single, "This Night Won't Last Forever", was covered in 1979 by Michael Johnson, whose rendition was a Top 20 pop hit that year.

In the 1990s, LaBounty shifted his focus to country music and has co-written several songs for country music artists, including Steve Wariner's Number One hits "Lynda", "The Weekend" and "I Got Dreams".[2] LaBounty signed to a songwriting contract with Curb Publishing in 2001.[3]

Discography

Albums

  • Promised Love (1975, Warner/Curb)
  • This Night Won't Last Forever (1978, Warner/Curb)
  • Rain in My Life (1979, Warner/Curb)
  • Bill LaBounty (1982, Warner/Curb)
  • Right Direction (1994, Noteworthy)
  • Best Selection (2004, Columbia)
  • Back To Your Star (2009, Chill Pill Records (USA), T.a.c.s Records (Japan))
  • Time starts now (2012, box 4 CDs with unreleased tracks)
  • Into Something Blue" (2014)

Singles

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US AC US
[4]
CAN
1976 "Lie to Me" -- 109 -- Promised Love
1978 "This Night Won't Last Forever" 46 65 81 This Night Won't Last Forever
"In 25 Words or Less" 36 -- --
1982 "Never Gonna Look Back" 22 110 -- Bill LaBounty

List of singles co-written by LaBounty

References

  1. ^ "Bill LaBounty". Steve Lukather.net. Archived from the original on 2008-04-05. Retrieved . 
  2. ^ "Bill LaBounty: The Right Direction". Perigord.com. Archived from the original on 2007-09-05. Retrieved . 
  3. ^ Stark, Phyllis (2001-04-14). "Nashville Scene". Billboard: 39. 
  4. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2011). Top Pop Singles 1955-2010. Record Research, Inc. p. 504. ISBN 0-89820-188-8. 

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