Jeffrey Osborne

Born Mar 9, 1948

Jeffrey Linton Osborne is an American funk and R&B musician, songwriter, lyricist, and former lead singer of the band, L.T.D.

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1948 Birth Born on March 9, 1948.


1970 22 Years Old Osborne started his music career in 1970 with a band called Love Men Ltd., who would later become known as L.T.D. The band recorded hit singles such as "(Every Time I Turn Around) Back in Love Again", "Concentrate on You," "Love Ballad" and "Holding On (When Love Is Gone)".


1978 30 Years Old At first, Osborne was a drummer, sharing lead vocal duties with his brother Billy, but by 1978 he became the group's primary lead vocalist.
1980 32 Years Old He and Billy both left L.T.D. in late 1980 to start solo careers. … Read More
1982 34 Years Old In 1982, Osborne released his self-titled debut album, which featured two hit singles, "On the Wings of Love" and "I Really Don't Need No Light", peaking at #29 & #39 on the pop chart respectively. … Read More
1985 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1985, he wrote the lyrics to the Whitney Houston hit "All at Once" (music by Michael Masser).
1986 38 Years Old Osborne had two more gold albums, Don't Stop and Emotional, the latter of which had his highest charting solo pop hit, "You Should Be Mine", which peaked at #13 in 1986. … Read More


1988 40 Years Old 1 More Event
Osborne's 1988 single "She's on the Left" would be his final Hot 100 entry, as well as his only #1 R&B hit. … Read More


2010 62 Years Old On March 1, 2010, Osborne appeared on The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love season finale, "After the Final Rose", singing his hit "On the Wings of Love" while Bachelor Jake Pavelka took to the dance floor with his newly announced fiance, Vienna Girardi.
2014 66 Years Old Osborne received the 2014 New England Pell Award for Artistic Excellence from Providence (Rhode Island)'s Trinity Repertory Company in honor of his artistic achievements and philanthropic work in Rhode Island.
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