Steve Forbert is a singer-songwriter artist whose lone hit, “Romeo’s Tune”, reached #11 on February 23, 1980. At the time, Forbert was hailed as the “new Bob Dylan”. Forbet didn’t have any commercially succesful songs after that. It didn’t help that he had contractual issues with his record company, which prevented him from recording for several years. ’80s fans may recognize Forbert from his cameo appearance in Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” video, playing her boyfriend.
Steve Forbert still writes and performs songs. His songs have been recorded by several artists, including Rosanne Cash, Keith Urban, Marty Stuart and Webb Wilder.
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