Related Information for John O'banion John O'Banion (16 February 1947 – 14 February 2007) was an American vocalist and actor born in Kokomo Indiana. His song "Love You Like I Never Loved Before" was a hit single in 1981 from his self titled debut album on Elektra, and the song made it to #24 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. His career really took off in Japan where he released additional material that went unreleased stateside.Prior to his solo albums, John was a 70's era vocalist in NBC Tonight Show orc.. read more