Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Bill Medley Life Story Interview Righteous Brothers…..
Bill Medley is a music legend and icon. 50% of The Righteous Brothers, this group created the most played radio hit in US history – Unchained Melody.
Medley had a second international success following the release of Dirty Dancing in 1987. His timeless hit ‘I’ve Had The Time Of My Life’ is still played daily on radio around the world.
Another huge hit from Top Gun with ‘You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling’. Another karaoke top 10 favourite.
Bill has a wonderfully unique & powerful voice.
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William Thomas Medley is a native Californian. Born September 19, 1940 in Los Angeles, he grew up and went to school in nearby Santa Ana.
He sang in Presbyterian choirs and high school glee clubs and entered amateur contests.
Bills influence came from his father who led a band and played sax and his mother played piano and sang.
Here’s Bill and Alex in Las Vegas 2016:
His lack of formal musical education didn’t stop Bill from becoming the Righteous Brothers first songwriter writing songs (including their first hit “Little Latin Lupe Lu”) and becoming their record producer.
Bill’s early influences include Roy Hamilton, Tony Bennett, Ray Charles, And Bobby Bland. Bill had his own group “The Paramours” in 1961 when he was introduced to Bobby Hatfield who had his own group “The Variations”.
After singing together one night they decided to combine groups and form what would become “The Righteous Brothers” As well as having a career with The Righteous Brothers Bill Medley has had a successful career as a solo artist recording 14 albulms including Grammy award winning “Dirty Dancing” Bill now resides in Newport Beach, California with his wife and daughter.
Interview recorded 19th September 2015 by Alex Belfield at Celebrity Radio.