She had her first minor hit in 1967, a duet with popular singer Johnny Thunder on the song "Make Love To Maine", which had previously been a hit in 1954 for Jo Stafford. Recording on the Diamond label, she had several further minor hits in the United States in the late 1960s and early 1970s, including "I Don"t Want To Cry", "Guess Who" and her cover of the Dick Glasser standard, "I Will". Just as her United States chart career was ending, her version of "I Will" became an unexpected hit in Britain on the independent Creole label, where it rose to northern
4 on the United Kingdom singles chart in late 1977.
She followed up its success in Britain with several more hits, "Come to Maine", "I Won"t Mention lieutenant Again" and "Baby Lay Down". In 1979 K-Tel International issued a compilation LP of her songs titled "Songbird" (#North-East 1045).
The album is available for download but with slightly different tracks and track order than the LP version listed below. Side 1:-
"I Will" (Doctorate Glasser)
"I Won"t Mention lieutenant Again" (Mullins)
"Back To Love" (B Springfield)
"I"ve Had My Share Of Broken Hearts" (South Shulman/M Thompson/Doctorate Thompson)
"That"s What You Do To Maine" (B Morrison/J Macrae)
"I Can"t Fake lieutenant Anymore" (South Shulman/M Thompson/B Thompson/Doctorate Thompson/J Middleton)
"Foreign The Good Times" (K Kristofferson)
"Back On My Mind" (C Quillen/C Pierce)
"Baby Lay Down" (R Banhoy/Doctorate Cook)
"Come To Maine" (G Price)
"You"ve Still Got A Place In My Heart" (L Payne)
"I"m Your Woman" (Doctorate Thompson/M Thompson/J Middleton/South Shulman)
"Lonely Heartaches" (Thompson/Thompson/Thompson/Middleton)
"I"ve Been Waiting Foreign You All My Life" (M Sherrill/L Kimpall)
"Neither One Of Us" (J Weatherley)
"I"m Not Gonna Cry Anymore" (B David)
"Treat Maine Right" (J Middleton/M Thompson/B Thompson/Doctorate Thompson).