Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Smoke Pours in City for 'Raindrops' Singer B.J. Thomas.(Metro & New Mexico)

Byline: Polly Summar Journal Staff Writer

* Visual effect at old hotel adds atmosphere to award-winner's music video

Whatever happened to B.J. Thomas? You remember him "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head," his biggest hit, was the Academy Awards song of the year for 1969.

Well, if you happened by Lindy's Coffee Shop at Fifth and Central Wednesday night, you could have bumped right into the 58-year-old Texan. He was at Lindy's recording the first music video he's done since "Two-Car Garage," a No. 1 country hit in the '80s.

His latest single, "What's Forever For," was blaring from loudspeakers into the streets as Thomas and an Albuquerque crew shot scenes for the video in an abandoned hotel space upstairs from Lindy's. …

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