Me and You and a Dog Named Boo

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"Me and You and a Dog Named Boo"
Me and You and a Dog Named Boo - Lobo.jpg
Single by Lobo
from the album Introducing Lobo
B-side "Walk Away From It All"
Released March 1971
Format 7" single
Genre Soft rock[1]
Length 2:53
Label Big Tree
112
Songwriter(s) Roland Kent LaVoie (Lobo)
Lobo singles chronology
"Me and You and a Dog Named Boo"
(1971)
"She Didn't Do Magic/I'm the Only One"
(1971)
"Me and You and a Dog Named Boo"
(1971)
"She Didn't Do Magic/I'm the Only One"
(1971)

"Me and You and a Dog Named Boo" is the 1971 debut single by Lobo. Written by Lobo under his real name Kent LaVoie, it appears on the Introducing Lobo album.

The single peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was the first of his four number one on the Easy Listening chart, where it had a two-week stay at #1 in May 1971.[2] The song also reached #4 in the UK Singles Chart in July 1971,[3] and spent four weeks at #1 in New Zealand.[4]

Internationally, "Me and You and a Dog Named Boo" was Lobo's second most successful song among more than 15 single releases. It was surpassed only by "I'd Love You to Want Me" the following year.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Artist Biography by Jason Ankeny (1943-07-31). "Lobo | Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-03-04. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 148. 
  3. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 326. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  4. ^ "flavour of new zealand - search listener". Flavourofnz.co.nz. Retrieved 2016-10-04. 
  5. ^ a b Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (doc). Australian Chart Book, St Ives, N.S.W. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. 
  6. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 2017-04-04. 
  7. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 2017-04-04. 
  8. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Me and You and a Dog Named Boo". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved June 22, 2017.
  9. ^ Flavour of New Zealand, 26 February 1973
  10. ^ Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X
  11. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". collectionscanada.gc.ca. 
  12. ^ 1971 in British music#Best-selling singles
  13. ^ Musicoutfitters.com
  14. ^ Cash Box Year-End Charts: Top 100 Pop Singles, December 25, 1971
  15. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 170. 

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