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Keith Mccarthy from Southern CaliforniaRegarding the comment from Bruce from San Jose, Calif. - I noticed precisely the exact same thing, especially as soon as listening to Robbie Dupree"s entire album. He supplies the majority of syncopated, bouncing keyboard in his music. In addition, some of the harmonies in his songs (not just "Steal Away") are reminiscent of harmonies that Michael McDonald provides in much of his music. It"d be great to hear Robbie Dupree"s comments regarding this similarity.Bruce from San Jose, Calif.Not certain if anyone else out tright here might have noticed, however this tune sounded favor it had actually some Doobie Brothers riff affect....The iconic Doobie Bris tune ”What a Fool Believes” comes to mind as similar in tune to Steal Away....In fact I was half-expecting somepoint written here that Michael MacDonald and also The Doobie Brothers has some duty in the Steal Amethod tune breakthrough....Or, perhaps just a coincidence then....anyway, I assumed it worth discussing...Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn May 17th 1980, Robbie Dupree perdeveloped "Steal Away" on the Dick Clark ABC-TV network-related Saturday-afternoon routine "Amerideserve to Bandstand"...At the moment the song was at place #21 on Billboard"s Hot Top 100 chart; eight weeks later on it would certainly top at #6 for 2 weeks and also it invested 23 weeks on the Top 100... It got to #85 on Billboard"s Hot R&B singles chart...And as posted below, thirteen days after his "Bandstand" appearance, on May 30th, he would certainly percreate the song on the NBC-TV late night program "The Midnight Special".Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn May 30th 1980, Robbie Dupree performed "Steal Away" on the NBC-TV routine "The Midnight Special"...One month previously on April sixth, 1980 it gone into Billboard"s Hot Top 100 chart at place #85; and also specifically 3 months later July 6th it peaked at #6 (for 2 weeks) and invested 23 weeks on the Top 100 (and also for 7 of those 23 weeks it was on the Top 10)...He had actually 2 various other documents make the Top 100; "Hot Rod Hearts" (at #15 in 1980) and also "Brooklyn Girls" (reached #54 in 1981)...Mr. Dupree, born Robert Dupuis, will celebprice his 68th birthday this coming December 2third, 2014.Guy from New York, NyThe song"s lyrics indicate a romantic mood bereason Dupree claims that he and the woman should steal, which is wrong yet irresistible.view even more comments
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