Split Decision
Featured in Episode
Top Chart Position (Hot 100)
Did Not Chart
Year Released
Back In The High Life
Steve Winwood, Joe Walsh
RIAA Certification
Sequence song appears
Crockett and Christine make love and Ali is killed
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"Split Decision" is a song performed by Steve Winwood, appearing on the album Back In The High Life in 1986. The song appeared in the Miami Vice episode "By Hooker by Crook".


  • The song plays during the infamous sex scene that was trimmed back due to its content, and the song with it. It runs approximately 40 seconds longer in the uncut version than the edited version.
  • Winwood's title track to Back In The High Life reached the Billboard Top 20, but it was another track that gave him his first #1, "Higher Love".
  • Joe Walsh was formerly with the Eagles along with Don Henley.
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Split Decision

Split Decision performed live with Eric Clapton

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