Related Information for Robbie Dupree Robert Dupuis (born December 23, 1946, in Brooklyn, New York), better known by his stage name Robbie Dupree is an American singer-songwriter best known for his 1980 top ten pop hit, "Steal Away."ROBBIE DUPREE, originally from New York, spent much of the 70's writing, playing, and touring with diverse bands such as: The Striders, Small Fortune, and Chrome Willie and the Sparks. He achieved his first recognition in 1976, when his song 'When You're Down'.. read more