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Some Guys Have All The Luck

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Some Guys Have All The Luck
Featured in Episode
The Persuaders (1973)
Rod Stewart (1984)
Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
39 (December 22, 1973, one week)
10 (October 27, 1984, one week)
Year Released
1973 & 1984
Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me (Persuaders)
Camouflage (Rod Stewart)
Jeff Fortgang
RIAA Certification
Sequence song appears
Played by house band at McCarthy's party
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"Some Guys Have All The Luck" is a song performed by The Persuaders in 1973, recorded on their album Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me, and covered by Rod Stewart in 1984 on his album Camouflage. The song appeared in the Miami Vice episode "The Great McCarthy".


  • The Persuaders were an early 1970s R&B group who only hit Billboard's Top 40 twice, the other hit was "Thin Line Between Love And Hate", covered by The Pretenders in 1984. "Some Guys..." was also covered by Maxi Priest in 1987.
  • The song was performed by a house band and not by Rod Stewart, whose version was the popular one at the time of this episode.

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