Ghost , released in mid-July of , is now 25 years old; to the extent that the rom-com-meets-morality-play has endured in pop culture—in theaters, on TV, and now on the Internet—it owes much of its long lifespan to that literally pivotal scene. The song—first released 60 years ago, in —has a history that, like its eponymous tune, ebbs and flows at unpredictable intervals. The song that has served as a backdrop for dances and weddings was born as a soundtrack of a more conventional variety.
A small and select number of songs are just so powerful, and have so much emotional resonance, that they connect with more than one generation and become No. The track had been written 36 years earlier, with lyrics by Hy Zaret to music by Alex North, in a classic case of a song that has outlasted the film it was written for. But it was its selection for the soundtrack of the box office movie blockbuster Ghost that made it an anthem once again for the duo. The original version went to No. On the UK chart of 27 October , the original blasted back onto the bestsellers at No.
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North wrote the music as a theme for the little-known prison film Unchained January  , hence the song title. Todd Duncan sang the vocals for the film soundtrack. Of the hundreds of recordings made, the Righteous Brothers' version in July , with a solo by Bobby Hatfield , became the jukebox standard after its release. Hatfield changed the melody in the final verse and many subsequent covers of the song are based on his version. The Righteous Brothers recording achieved a second round of great popularity when featured in the film Ghost in In , North was contracted to compose the score for the prison film Unchained released in
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