Eddie Rabbitt‘s musical roots trace back to his father, Thomas Michael Rabbitt, a skilled fiddle and accordion player known for performances at the New York City dance hall. Eddie, inspired by his father, mastered the guitar by the tender age of twelve.
Upon relocating to Nashville, Rabbitt initially found his footing as a songwriter. His breakthrough moment arrived in 1969 with the composition of “Kentucky Rain,” a song later recorded by none other than Elvis Presley. From that point forward, Eddie Rabbitt earned well-deserved acclaim for his musical prowess.
Venturing beyond the confines of country music, Rabbitt collaborated with numerous artists. His portfolio boasts over a dozen penned songs, fifteen studio albums, and a remarkable forty-seven singles charting on Billboard. In this celebratory list, we’ve distilled his expansive discography to spotlight five of his absolute best songs.