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REAL NAME: Edward Thomas
button.gif (123 bytes) November 27, 1944 - May 7, 1998
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GRAMMY AWARDS: 0

 
RECENT TIMELINE

1980...# 41 Singles Artist of the Year

January
Eddie Rabbitt - "Drivin' My Life Away" (Single) button.gif (123 bytes) Eddie was nominated for an American Music Award for Favorite Country Single ("Suspicions").

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Eddie hit the Top 40 with "Drivin' My Life Away."
from the LP Horizon
ARC chart run: 35 - 30 - 24 - 19 - 17 - 14 - 12 - 9 - 7 - 4 - 3 - 8 - 16 - 23 - 38 - off
Eddie Rabbitt - HorizonYear-End Chart Position: # 37
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Eddie hit the
Top 10 with "Drivin' My Life Away."

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Eddie hit the Top 40 with "
I Love A Rainy Night."
from the LP
Horizon
Eddie Rabbitt - "I Love A Rainy Night" (Single) ARC chart run: 39 - 29 - 24 - 18 - 16 - 15 - 11 - 8 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 1 - 3 - 7 - 9 - 19 - 23 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 9
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1981...# 12 Singles Artist of the Year

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Eddie hit the
Top 10 with "I Love A Rainy Night."

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Eddie hit
#1 for 1 week with "I Love A Rainy Night."

August
Eddie Rabbitt - "Step By Step" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Eddie hit the Top 40 with "Step By Step."
from the LP
Step By Step
ARC chart run: 38 - 31 - 21 - 16 - 11 - 10 - 8 - 7 - 5 - 5 - 5 - 25 - 38 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 49
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Eddie hit the
Top 10 with "Step By Step."

December
Eddie Rabbitt - "Someone Could Lose A Heart Tonight" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Eddie hit the Top 40 with "Someone Could Lose A Heart Tonight."
from the LP
Step By Step
ARC chart run: 37 - 27 - 21 - 19 - 16 - 14 - 13 - 12 - 11 - 33 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 92
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1982...# 60 Singles Artist of the Year

January
Eddie Rabbitt - "I Don't Know Where To Start" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Eddie was nominated for an American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist.

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Eddie hit the Top 40 with "
I Don't Know Where To Start."
from the LP
Step By Step
ARC chart run: 40 - 35 - 32 - 29 - off
Eddie Rabbitt & Crystal Gayle - "You And I" (Single)Year-End Chart Position: # 196
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

November
button.gif (123 bytes) Eddie hit the Top 40 with Crystal Gayle with "
You And I."
from the LP
Radio Romance
ARC chart run: 40 - 31 - 27 - 24 - 22 - 17 - 14 - 12 - 11 - 9 - 8 - 7 - 7 - 6 - 5 - 9 - 19 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 19
Eddie Rabbitt - Radio Romanceavailable for download at iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1983...# 72 Singles Artist of the Year

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Eddie hit the
Top 10 with Crystal Gayle with "You And I."

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Eddie hit the Top 40 with "
You Can't Run From Love."
from the LP
Radio Romance
ARC chart run: 37 - 34 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 230
Eddie Rabbitt - "You Can't Run From Love" (Single)available for download at iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1998...

May
button.gif (123 bytes) On May 7th, Eddie Rabbitt died at the age of 53 in Nashville. Rabbitt had a portion of a lung removed 1 year ago due to a battle with lung cancer since '97.
button.gif (123 bytes) Additional pop and country hits that made Rabbitt famous included "
You And I" (a duet with Crystal Gayle), "Step By Step," and "Someone Could Lose A Heart Tonight" and had a total of 26 #1 songs on the country charts.
Eddie Rabbitt
button.gif (123 bytes) Rabbitt was survived by his wife and 2 children.

2004...

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