Radio Mans Fave with Billy Ocean…

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There’ll will be sad songs…

Leslie Sebastian CharlesMBE (born 21 January 1950), known professionally as Billy Ocean, is a Trinidadian–English recording artist who had a string of R&B international pop hits in the 1970s and 1980s. He was the most popular Trinidadian–British R&B singer-songwriter of the early to mid-1980s.[1] After scoring his first four UK Top 20 singles including two #2 hits in 1976 and 1977, seven years passed before he accumulated a series of transatlantic successes, including three US No. 1’s.[1] His 1985 hit “When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going” reached No. 1 in the UK and No. 2 in the US. In 1985, Ocean won the Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for his worldwide hit “Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)” and in 1987 was nominated for the Brit Award for Best British Male Artist.[2] His 1988 hit “Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car” reached No. 1 in the US and No. 3 in the UK. His 1986 hit “There’ll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)” also reached No. 1 in the US.[3]

 

 

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  1. I always enjoyed his tunes, uplifting and feel good music .

    Even today it is enjoyable to hear them on SXM while out in the car .

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