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Who sings the song "Unchained Melody" ?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Unchained Melody by Todd Duncan (1955)

    Unchained Melody by Al Hibbler (1955)

    Unchained Melody by Jimmy Young (1955)

    Unchained Melody by Roy Hamilton (1955)

    Unchained Melody by June Valli (1955)

    Unchained Melody by Les Baxter (1955)

    Unchained Melody by Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps (1957)

    Unchained Melody by Sam Cooke (1960)

    Unchained Melody by The Browns (September 1960)

    Unchained Melody by Cliff Richard (1961)

    Unchained Melody by Marty Robbins (1961)

    Les enchaînés by Les Chaussettes Noires (March 23, 1962)

    Unchained Melody by The Lettermen (October 1962)

    Unchained Melody by Matt Monro (1964)

    Unchained Melody by Conway Twitty (February 1964)

    Unchained Melody by Brenda Holloway (June 1964)

    Unchained Melody by The Righteous Brothers (1965)

    Unchained Melody by Sonny & Cher (1965)

    Unchained Melody by The Wailers [1] (1966)

    Unchained Melody by Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles (1966)

    Unchained Melody by The Supremes (February 1966)

    Senza catene by Igor Mann e I Gormanni (1968)

    Unchained Melody by The Sweet Inspirations (September 1968)

    Unchained Melody by Jimmy Scott (1969)

    Свободная мелодия by Dean Reed (1971)

    Unchained Melody by Al Green (1973)

    Unchained Melody by Elvis Presley (July 1977)

    Unchained Melody by Willie Nelson (1978)

    Unchained Melody by Paris Connection (1978)

    Unchained Melody by George Benson (1979)

    Unchained Melody by Gerry & The Pacemakers (1981)

    Unchained Melody by U2 (1989)

    Unchained Melody by Richard Clayderman (1992)

    Unchained Melody by Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown (1995)

    Unchained Melody by Michael Chapdelaine (1995)

    Unchained Melody by Robson & Jerome (May 8, 1995)

    Unchained Melody by Melanie (1996)

    Unchained Melody by LeAnn Rimes (1997)

    Unchained Melody by Günther Neefs (1997)

    Unchained Melody by David Osborne (August 4, 1998)

    Unchained Melody by Neil Diamond (October 27, 1998)

    Unchained Melody by Gareth Gates (2002)

    Unchained Melody by Justin Guarini (June 10, 2003)

    Unchained Melody by Marshall & Alexander feat. The New York Voices (September 2003)

    Unchained Melody by Cyndi Lauper (November 18, 2003)

    Unchained Melody by Barry Manilow (January 31, 2006)

    Unchained Melody by Damien Leith (December 6, 2006)

  • ortis
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    4 years ago

    Al Hibbler Unchained Melody

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    Robson Green Unchained Melody

  • 1 decade ago

    It was first performed in the 1955 prison movie Unchained, by baritone Todd Duncan. The words of the song are particularly relevant from the point of view of the man in jail. The time drags so slowly (for him) and he wonders if his true love is still his, or has she found another? His world stays the same, day in, day out. To some people, the song is a dreary dirge, while to others it is the epitome of romance, the lover wanting the loved one so much that it occupies all their waking thoughts.

    An instrumental version recorded by the Les Baxter Orchestra took the tune to its first number one in the US. Also in 1955, the flamboyant pianist Liberace appeared at number 20 in the UK chart with his version, incidentally his only UK chart success.

    Since then, it has been recorded by no fewer than 670 artists, making it one of the most covered songs ever, and arguably the one with the most versions to become chart hits. Some well-known artists made a big mistake in trying to make the song their own; others simply copied the original hoping for the same magic.

    Possibly the most controversial recording was one which was never intended to be released, but was originally merely a performance by two actors in a show on a television programme. Stars of the ITV military drama Soldier, Soldier, Robson Green and Jerome Flynn, went on stage and sang the song. They thought that was the end of it; neither of them were great singers and preferred acting. The viewing audience, however, had other plans, and the television station was inundated with calls from fans wishing to buy the Robson and Jerome version. As it didn't exist, the pair were reluctantly persuaded (by promoter and Pop Idol judge Simon Cowell2) to record the song and it became the fastest-selling single of all time, going platinum in a week. It stayed at number one in the charts in the UK for seven weeks in 1995.

    Undoubtedly the most popular version was recorded by the Righteous Brothers in 1965, originally as a 'B' side which reached number 4 in the UK charts and stayed in the chart for 12 weeks. In 1990, director Jerry Zucker used this version in the film Ghost. At the beginning of a love scene the original record is selected on a juke box as the female star (Demi Moore) is sitting at her pottery wheel, unable to sleep. She is joined by the male star (Patrick Swayze) and an unforgettable romantic encounter takes place, the hot love-making scene receiving vote after vote in polls such as 'Favourite Romantic Scene in a Film'. A slow instrumental version is also played throughout the film at strategic points, courtesy of composer Maurice Jarre.

    Source(s): www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A769241
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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    The Righteous Brothers. Its on The Movie Ghost

  • 5 years ago

    sings song unchained melody

  • 1 decade ago

    it was the Righteous Brothers. They had a few hits like "you've lost that loving feeling" "you're my soul and inspiration". Did you know they got they're name from a concert they did, when someone in the audience yelled out "you guys are righteous!"

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Righteous Brothers

    Unchained Melody

    Unchained Melody

    Oh, my love, my darling,

    I've hungered for your touch a long, lonely time.

    Time goes by so slowly and time can do so much,

    Are You Still Mine?

    I need your love, I need your love,

    God speed your love to me!

    Lonely rivers flow to the sea, to the sea,

    To the open arms of the sea.

    Lonely rivers sigh, "Wait for me, wait for me!"

    I'll be coming home, wait for me!

    Oh, my love, my darling,

    I've hungered for your touch a long, lonely time

    Time goes by so slowly and time can do so much,

    Are You Still Mine?

    I need your love, I need your love,

    God speed your love to me!

    Lonely mountains gaze at the stars, at the stars,

    Waiting for the dawn of the day.

    All alone, I gaze at the stars, at the stars,

    Dreaming of my love for away.

    Oh, my love, my darling,

    I've hungered for your touch a long, lonely time.

    Time goes by so slowly and time can do so much,

    Are You Still Mine?

    I need your love, I need your love,

    God speed your love to me!

    Source(s): many people have sung it but this guys made it famous
  • 1 decade ago

    Righteous Brothers originally and they sing it the best.

  • 1 decade ago

    the righteous brothers!!!! I love this song!!!! one of my very very very favorites! also I think Elivis sings it too! but the most famous and best version (in my opinion) is by the Righteous Brothers.

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