The band Survivor was in 1978 founded by Jim Peterik and Frankie Sullivan . The other members were Dave Bickler , Gary Smith and Dennis Johnson ; the latter two were later Stephen Ellis and Marc Droubayreplaced.
The group scored in the eighties several hits in the AOR genre. Their biggest hit was "Eye of the Tiger", which is also the soundtrack was the film Rocky III . Other songs which the band took the charts were "Burning Heart", "The Search Is Over", "High On You", "Is This Love", "I Can not Hold Back" and "American Heartbeat". In the Netherlands, the band had two Top 40 hits both ended up at number 2.
|Single (s) with any hit in
the Dutch Top 40
|Eye of the Tiger||1982||11-9-1982||2||11|
|Number (s) with markings
in the Radio 2 Top 2000
|Eye of the tiger||244||403||604||380||378||464||615||712||863||600||1109||1113||934||764||637|