Hailing from Bayonne, NJ, Robert Tepper started his job as an employee writer in NEW YORK, eventually uniting with singer Benny Mardones, composing, and playing bass. With Mardones, Tepper co-wrote the inescapable “In to the Evening,” which not merely hit amount 11 and gained a Grammy nomination on its preliminary discharge in 1980, but re-charted once again nearly ten years afterwards. In 1985, Tepper transferred to LA, signing an archive cope with Scott Brothers. When Sylvester Stallone noticed “THERE IS NO Easy WAY TO AVOID IT,” he thought we would utilize it in the 3rd sequel to his film Rocky. The tune was included on the Rocky IV soundtrack and with the film, become among the year’s biggest strikes and was released as an individual, climbing in to the Best 30 in early 1986. It proceeded Tepper’s debut, No Easy WAY TO AVOID IT, but didn’t wthhold the public’s curiosity. One more one, “Don’t LEAVE,” produced a meager displaying, stalling in the low reaches from the Sizzling 100. Contemporary Madness was included with no see two years later on, accompanied by Tepper separating from your label in protracted legal proceedings. He continuing to write, but not coordinating his previously successes, and spent amount of time in Nashville. In 1996, Tepper culled collectively songs from the prior many years, issuing them because the arranged No Rest for the Wounded Center.