who sang unchained melody in ghost
The song was revived briefly in 1963 when Vito and the Salutations recorded a version that peaked at number 66. "There was a lot of, 'Oh, no, we'd never do that - we don't like seeing Elvis like that. 21 The eye cannot say to the hand, "I don't need you!".  The film centered on a man who contemplates either escaping from prison to live life on the run or completing his sentence and returning to his wife and family. The song at the heart of all this enthusiasm, meanwhile, was nominated for an Academy Award. The Songwriters Hall of Fame's ongoing mission is to celebrate and honor the contributions and legacies of songwriters of all genres of music while developing and nurturing the next generation of songwriters through Master Sessions, songwriting craft forums, scholarships and digital initiatives. Unchained Melody is a 1955 song with music by Alex North and lyrics by Hy Zaret. , In November 1994, in an episode of the UK television drama series Soldier Soldier, characters Dave Tucker and Paddy Garvey, portrayed by actors Robson Green and Jerome Flynn respectively, performed "Unchained Melody" as an impromptu duo, The Unrighteous Brothers, after the entertainment failed to appear for a friend's wedding. Ghost is the official soundtrack, on the Milan Records label, of the 1990 Academy Award- and Golden Globe-winning film Ghost starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg (who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as "Oda Mae Brown" in this film) and Tony Goldwyn. Its named Unchained Melody not because it concerns itself with the various freedoms and captivations of romantic love, but because it was written, originally, for a movie about life in prison. North asked Hy Zaret to write the lyrics, but Zaret initially declined, saying he was too busy painting his house! Thankfully, he was convinced to take the job. Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody ('Ghost' Soundtrack). This infuriated Spector, who subsequently left no doubt as to which side of a Philles single was the A-side. In our, This was released on Philles Records, Phil Spector's label.