At age 49 he got behind the mic and recorded a song that went to No.
There was a fellow who served as engineer on the Beatles albums and later produced some of the early Pink Floyd albums.
The song became the biggest hit of the 1970s (In 2008, Billboard ranked the song No. 6 Country) of the same name were both certified platinum.
She also headlined two of her own NBC television music specials – The Same Old Brand New Me (1980) In 1984, Boone appeared in the television movie Sins of the Past co-starring Anthony Geary, Barbara Carrera and Kim Cattrall.
In the film, Boone portrayed Clarissa Hope, a young prostitute who leaves her job after a fellow prostitute is murdered, and subsequently reforms herself as a Christian music singer. Boone has since made guest appearances on several television shows including Step by Step and Baywatch Nights and was featured in the television films Come on, Get Happy: The Partridge Family Story and Treehouse Hostage.
During 1981–82, Boone toured the United States in a production of the stage adaptation of the film Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.
The play was a commercial and critical success nationwide before opening on Broadway in July 1982.