Steve Tyrell

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Steve Tyrell
Birth nameStephen Louis Bilao III
Born (1944-12-19) December 19, 1944 (age 77)
Palo Pinto County, Texas, U.S.
  • Singer
  • record producer
Years active1970–present

Steve Tyrell (born Stephen Louis Bilao III, December 19, 1944) is an American singer and record producer. He won a 2004 Grammy Award as the producer of the Rod Stewart studio album Stardust: The Great American Songbook, Volume III.[1][2] He also hosts a jazz radio program on KKJZ at Cal State, Long Beach (California).

Tyrell was head of A&R and promotion at Scepter Records. He produced B. J. Thomas' hits "Hooked on a Feeling" and "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head". He wrote "How Do You Talk to an Angel" for the TV show The Heights, "Hold On" for Jamie Walters, and "It's Only Love" for B. J. and Elvis Presley.

He sang "The Way You Look Tonight" on the soundtrack for Father of the Bride (1991). Tyrell inherited the annual holiday residency at the Carlyle Hotel from cabaret singer Bobby Short.[3]


  • A New Standard (Atlantic, 1999)
  • Standard Time (Columbia, 2001)
  • This Time of the Year (Columbia, 2002)
  • This Guy's in Love (Columbia, 2003)
  • Songs of Sinatra (Hollywood, 2005)
  • The Disney Standards (Walt Disney, 2006)
  • Back to Bacharach (Koch, 2008)
  • It's Magic: The Songs of Sammy Cahn (Concord, 2013)
  • That Lovin' Feeling (Concord, 2015)
  • A Song for You (EastWest, 2018)
  • Shades of Ray: The Songs of Ray Charles (Arts Music/Warner, 2019)


  1. ^ "Grammy Award Results for Steve Tyrell". Retrieved March 7, 2020.
  2. ^ "2004 Grammy Winners". 28 November 2017. Retrieved March 7, 2020.
  3. ^ Holden, Stephen (2014-11-27). "Songs Without an Expiration Date". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2022-05-26.

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