Personalities | Randy VanWarmer | One-Hit Wonders | Rock

‘Just When I Needed You Most’, 1979

Written when VanWarmer was only 18, ‘Just When I Needed You The Most’ was a surprising UK No. 8 and US No. 4 hit, and a pop ballad that also appealed to the disco market. Unable to recreate his pop success in 1980, VanWarmer embarked upon a country music career that he sustained, on and off, until the mid-1990s. He died from leukaemia in 2004.

Personalities | Lipps, Inc. | One-Hit Wonders | Rock

Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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