Samuel Stephen Steve Forbert is an American pop music singer-songwriter. His song Romeo's Tune reached No. 11 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and No. 13 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary Chart. It also spent two weeks at No. 8 in Canada. A second single from Jackrabbit Slim , Say Goodbye to Little Jo, charted at No. 80 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. In July 1982, the single Ya Ya , taken from the album Steve Forbert hit No. 54 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs chart. Forbert's first four albums all charted on Billboard's top 200 albums charts. Alive on Arrival reached No. 82, Jackrabbit Slim reached No. 20, Little Stevie Orbit reached No. 70, and Steve Forbert reached No. 159.Life and careerForbert signed a recording contract with Nemperor in 1978, and they released his debut album, Alive on Arrival that year. Allmusic noted that it earned critical acclaim for its taut, poetic lyrics.