2014 marks the GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY of the music career of Lonnie Hill. Lonnie’s “TRIBUTE” Golden Anniversary Commemorative CD with all of Lonnie’s greatest hits including “Galveston Bay”, “Could It Be Love”, and many more is now available. Congratulations to Lonnie, Sparkle, and the Hills Hideaway Band. The CD was released on Sept 27th and can be ordered by contacting Hills Hideaway Music at 720-339-3654.
As he made the transition from Gospel to Rhythm and Blues, Lonnie released his first album entitled “You Got Me Running” with his hit singles “Galveston Bay” and “Could It Be Love”. His singles were at the top of the charts for 6 weeks in England.
You Got Me Running’ for the Urban Sound label in the UK in 1986 by Virgin / 10 Records, and included the much acclaimed single ‘Galveston Bay’ (UK Top 75) and ‘Could It Be Love’. His singles were at the top of the charts for 6 weeks in England. The album also featured Philip Bailey on backing vocals. In the early nineties a festive 45 single by Lonnie Hill was handed out at Thanksgiving outside churches in his local town in a hope to raise awareness to the plight of the poor. The track was called ‘Cold Winter In The Ghetto’ and has become highly sought after.Lonnie Hill has worked with Chuck Pyle on ‘Drifter’s Wind’ (1991). Lonnie, also released a single entitled ‘Jeans On’ in 1992 on his own Hills Hideaway Music label..