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Bill Medley

Singer-songwriter
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Born Sep 19, 1940

William Thomas "Bill" Medley is an American singer and songwriter, best known as one half of The Righteous Brothers. Medley met his singing partner Bobby Hatfield while attending California State University, Long Beach. The pair began singing as a duo in 1962. Their first single was "Little Latin Lupe Lu"; their first hit was "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'", produced by Phil Spector in 1964. Follow-up hits included "(You're My) Soul and Inspiration" and "Unchained Melody".… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1940 Birth Born on September 19, 1940.

TWENTIES

1968 27 Years Old 1 More Event
The duo broke up in 1968, but returned with another hit in 1974, "Rock And Roll Heaven", and they continued to appear together until Hatfield's death in November 2003. … Read More
1969 28 Years Old In 1969, he won 2nd place at the Festival Internacional da Cançao (FIC) in Rio de Janeiro, with the song "Evie", by Jimmy Webb. … Read More

FORTIES

1984 43 Years Old In 1984 and 1985, he charted 5 singles on the country charts with the biggest of these being the Top 20 country hit, "I Still Do".
1987 46 Years Old In 1987 his duet with Jennifer Warnes, "(I've Had) The Time of My Life", was included on the Dirty Dancing soundtrack album, and the single reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
1988 47 Years Old The song won Medley and Warnes a 1988 Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal and an Academy Award for Best Original Song for the composers. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2006 65 Years Old Medley's daughter, McKenna Medley, is herself a singer and as of November 2006 was performing in Branson, Missouri as opening act for The Comets. … Read More
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