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Bill Medley Alternate Versions & Remixes


Last updated 28 October 2012 - Updated items in red



Gotta Tell You How I Feel
Versions on the 1963 Moonglow 221 Bill Medley single and Ultra High Fidelity issue of the Righteous Brothers "This Is New" album has no fade out. All other issues of the track, including the High Fidelity issue of "This Is New" and the "Righteous Brothers Gold" compilation, have a fade out.
That Lucky Old Sun

Righteous Brothers "Standards" album contains the full version, the Bill Medley single is an edited version - the promotion copy of this single has both the full and edited versions.

Brown Eyed Woman
Righteous Brothers "Anthology" album contains an alternate version which is slightly slower plus 27 seconds longer on the fade out, than the original track.
Winter Won't Come This Year

Single version was recorded in September 1968 and the alternate album version on "Soft & Soulful" was recorded in December 1968.

100 Years

Track on the "Soft & Soulful" album is an alternate version to the segments used in the film "The Riot"

Nobody Knows

Version used in the 1970 film "The Magic Garden Of Stanley Sweetheart" has the same vocal track but has a very basic backing track to the version released on the "Soft & Soulful" album, the OST issue and the Bill Medley single on MGM..
The film credits erroneously lists Richie Havens as the singer.

Something So Wrong

Bill Medley song was originally recorded by the Blossoms produced by Bill Medley for MGM Records in May 1968 before he recorded a version himself in December 1968 for the "Soft & Soulful" album.

Street Of Dirt

Bill Medley wrote the music to the lyrics by Robert Jacobs for this song, which was originally recorded by Chris Morgan produced by Bill Medley for MGM Records in June 1968. Bill Medley recorded a version himself in December 1968 for the "Soft & Soulful" album.

I'm Gonna Die Me

Original version was recorded in December 1968 for the "Soft & Soulful" album, there were also two other versions of the song, both were unreleased, the MGM 4764 album track recorded in January 1971 and an A&M album recorded in 1972. Both unreleased versions had changes to the lyrics.

Reaching Back

Original version was recorded in December 1968 for the "Soft & Soulful" album, the alternate version was recorded in January 1971 for the unreleased MGM 4764 album.

There's A Spirit

Original version was recorded in April 1970 for the "Nobody Knows/Gone" album, the alternate version was recorded in January 1971 for the unreleased MGM 4764 album.

Swing Low Sweet Chariot

Soundtrack album "The Hard Ride" and A side of the promotion single version is a short version at 2.48 - the long version used as the B side of the promotion single is 4:15, the label implies that it was the film version.

I'm No Angel

Single issue is an alternate mix to the album version.

(I've Had) The Time Of My Life

Original single and "Dirty Dancing" soundtrack album version was edited from the full length version, later to be issued also.

He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother

Single and soundtrack "Rambo 3" mix is edited from the film version.

The First Noel

The version from the 1996 "Christmas Memories" album is an alternate version to the one that was included on various artists Christmas compilations from 1991.




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