The song was written over the phone in double quick time by Milton Brown, Steve Dorff
and producer Snuff Garrett, even though they knew virtually nothing about the film. This appears to have been no obstacle at all because the team capture the spirit of the film's side plot, a romantic entanglement with a free spirited young woman who gets under Beddoe's skin.
After Rabbitt made a few changes to the song, it was released on the Elektra Label prior to the film's nationwide premiere. Running to 2 minutes 48 seconds, "Every Which Way But Loose" topped the Country chart for three weeks in February 1979.
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