Edward Thomas Rabbitt (November 27, 1941 – May 7, 1998) was an American country music singer and songwriter. His career began as a songwriter in the late 1960s, springboarding to a recording career after composing hits such as “Kentucky Rain” for Elvis Presley in 1970 and “Pure Love” for Ronnie Milsap in 1974. Later in the 1970s, Rabbitt helped to develop the crossover-influenced sound of country music prevalent in the 1980s with such hits as “Suspicions”, “I Love a Rainy Night” (a number-one hit single on the Billboard Hot 100), and “Every Which Way but Loose” (the theme from the film of the same title). His duets “Both to Each Other (Friends and Lovers)” with Juice Newton and “You and I” with Crystal Gayle later appeared on the soap operas Days of Our Lives and All My Children.
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