Jack Grayson

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Jack Grayson
Birth name Jack Lebsock
Also known as "Blackjack" Jack Grayson
Origin Sterling, Colorado, United States[1]
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1973–1984
Labels Capitol, Churchill, Hitbound, Koala, Joe-Wes, AMI

Jack Lebsock is an American country music artist, also known as Jack Grayson, "Blackjack" Jack Grayson and Jack Grayson and Blackjack. He recorded under various labels between 1973 and 1984, charting thirteen times on the Billboard Hot Country Singles (now Hot Country Songs) charts.[1] Grayson's biggest chart hit is a No. 18-peaking cover of Percy Sledge's "When a Man Loves a Woman."[2] Lebsock was also, in the 1970s, a writer for ABC Music Publishing, having written songs for Roy Clark.[3] He also wrote three of Freddie Hart's singles: "Bless Your Heart", "Super Kind of Woman", and "The First Time".[4]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Chart Positions
US Country
1982 When a Man Loves a Woman 37
Jack Grayson Sings 59

Singles[edit]

Recording name Year Single Chart Positions
US Country
Jack Lebsock 1973 "For Lovers Only" 94
1974 "Lovin' Comes Easy" 76
"Blackjack" Jack Grayson 1979 "I Ain't Never Been to Heaven (But I've Spent the Night with You)" 92
"Tonight I'm Feelin' You (All Over Again)" 65
1980 "The Stores Are Full of Roses" 70
"The Devil Stands Only Five Foot Five" 59
Jack Grayson and Blackjack "A Loser's Night Out" 37
1981 "Magic Eyes" 56
"My Beginning Was You" 45
"When a Man Loves a Woman" 18
Jack Grayson 1982 "Tonight I'm Feelin' You (All Over Again)" (re-recording) 38
"I Ain't Giving Up on Her Yet" 68
1984 "Lean on Me" 77

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (August 2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 168. ISBN 0-89820-177-2. 
  2. ^ Larkin, Colin (1998). The Virgin Encyclopedia of Country Music. Virgin. p. 174. ISBN 0-7535-0236-4. 
  3. ^ Nelson, Pat (1977-02-19). "Nashville Scene". Billboard. 
  4. ^ "Jack Grayson biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 30 May 2017.