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Steal Away Robbie Dupree Song
"Steal Away"
Steal Away Robbie Dupree.jpg
Single by Robbie Dupree
from the album Robbie Dupree
"I'm No Stranger"
ReleasedApril 1980
Format7" single
GenreSoft rock
Length3:31 (album version)
3:21 (single version)
Robbie Dupree
Peter Bunetta, Rick Chudacoff
Robbie Dupree singles chronology
"Steal Away"
"Hot Rod Hearts"

"Steal Away" is a song by American singer Robbie Dupree, from his 1980 debut album Robbie Dupree. Released as the first single from the album, it became his biggest hit, peaking at #6 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and #5 on the Adult Contemporary chart.[1] In Canada, the song reached #14 on the Pop chart and spent three weeks at #2 on the Adult Contemporary chart.[2]

In March and April 2009, VH1 ran its countdown for the 100 Greatest One-Hit Wonders of the 80s. "Steal Away" placed at #64, but Dupree had a second hit with "Hot Rod Hearts" (#15) and a third hit with "Brooklyn Girls" (#54). He also sang the popular song "Girls in Cars" for the WWF Tag Team Strike Force.

History and song information

The song was released by Dupree in 1980. It immediately charted in the top 20, becoming a big hit during the summer of 1980 and became the driving force on his debut album.[3]

Chart performance

Weekly charts

Chart (1980) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 6
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[5] 85
US Billboard Adult Contemporary[6] 5

Year-end charts

Chart (1980) Position
US Billboard Hot 100[7] 26


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 83.
  2. ^ RPM Adult Contemporary, August 30, 1980
  3. ^ Chicago Top 40 Charts 1980. RP Smith. 2002
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External links

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