‘Hooked on a Feeling’ and 24 more B.J. Thomas pop songs from the desk of composer Mark James

Jeremy Roberts
7 min readJul 21, 2021
Image Credit: The Estate of B.J. Thomas / Honeyman Music

Mark James wrote Elvis Presley’s last number one — “Suspicious Minds” — but the tall Texan also buttressed the discography of fellow Houstonian B.J. Thomas. “Eyes of a New York Woman,” the million-plus selling, career-ensuring “Hooked on a Feeling,” “It’s Only Love,” and “Everybody Loves a Rain Song” conspicuously kept Thomas on…

Jeremy Roberts

Retro pop culture interviews & lovin’ something fierce sustain this University of Georgia Master of Agricultural Leadership alum. Email: jeremylr@windstream.net