Leo Sayer is a British-Australian singer and songwriter who achieved international success (in the 1970s) with a string of hit songs, including “Long Tall Glasses”, “More Than I Can Say”, “You make Me Feel Like Dancing”, and today’s song choice.

In 1974, he received Grammy Awards nominations for “Best New Artist” and “Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male”.

On this very day, May 21st 1948, Gerard Hugh Sayer (known professionally as Leo Sayer) was born in Sussex, England (to parents Theresa and Thomas). In celebration of his birthday, exactly 76 years ago today, I’ve chosen an emotional ballad that topped the charts in Canada, the U.K., and America. If you’d like to have a listen, please feel free to use the provided link. Taken from his album, “Endless Flight”, here’s today’s birthday boy, LEO SAYER, with “WHEN I NEED YOU”….