Jim Steinman is best known for his collaborations with Meat Loaf.
Steinman's operatic vision catapulted him to the top of the
Steinman arrived on the scene with the off-Broadway musical entitled More
Than You Deserve, whose cast featured Meat Loaf.
A few years later, Jim Steinman and Meatloaf toured together with the
National Lampoon Road Show. Steinman then composed a musical update of the
Peter Pan story entitled
In 1978, a number of the songs that he wrote were assimilated into Meat
Loaf's Bat Out of Hell, which gave rise to three songs that fared well -
more specifically, "Two
Out of Three Ain't Bad," "Paradise by the Dashboard
Light" and "You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth."