1977: Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad By Meat Loaf

Composed by Jim Steinman. Recorded by Meat Loaf for his debut studio album, Bat out of Hell. The music video received significant airplay on television video programs of the seventies, a number of years before the conception of channels such as MTV. The song is Meat Loaf’s second highest charting song on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart in the USA. Jim Steinman is an American composer, lyricist, record producer and playwright. He has composed songs for many music artists, including Barry Manilow, Bonnie Tyler, Celine Dion, and Meat Loaf.

Chart (1977 – 1978) Peak Position
Australia 11
Austria 11
Canada Top Singles Chart 5
Canada Adult Contemporary Chart 6
Ireland 25
New Zealand 9
United Kingdom 32
USA Billboard Hot 100 Chart 11
USA Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart 31
USA Cash Box Top 100 Chart 9