On March 9, 1989: Bobby Brown released 'Every Little Step' as his 4th single from his Don't Be Cruel album. The song was written by L.A. Reid and Babyface and was about falling hard for a girl.
The song was inspired by the singer Pebbles who was dating L.A. Reid at the time. Reid was madly in love with the "Mercedes Boy" singer and married her in 1989 but then got divorced in 1996.
According to Babyface "Every Little Step" was originally offered to Midnight Star but they turned it down. However it was good news for Bobby Brown because he ended up winning a Grammy for the song!!