Initial reaction to the news that B. J. Thomas will perform at this Saturday’s Sun Bowl game was mixed at best. From everything I watched or read on the topic, to those I personally spoke with, it was more 'who?" than "why?". All in all the news was not received as enthusiastically as I’m sure Sun Bowl officials had hoped. I can’t speak as to the ‘why?’.  But the “who?”, now that I can answer.

B. J. Thomas is known for his chart-topping hits in the 1960s and 1970s as well as the theme to the television show “Growing Pains”. He has won five Grammy Awards, and has racked up 15 Top 40 pop hits dating back to 1966. Of those, these are his 5 biggest Pop hits: