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Unchained Melody covered by Austin Brown. (Original Post) TigressDem Jan 2021 OP
Is anybody old enough VA_Jill Jan 2021 #1
50s prison movie blm Jan 2021 #2
didn't Ricky Nelson also record it.... dhill926 Jan 2021 #5
Yep TigressDem Jan 2021 #8
Willie Nelson TOO??? Nice, but still very Willie!! TigressDem Jan 2021 #9
Original movie title UNCHAINED (makes sense) TigressDem Jan 2021 #14
Never knew this was the original malaise Jan 2021 #24
Yup VA_Jill Jan 2021 #22
Well, I found a 1955 Movie version with Todd Duncan TigressDem Jan 2021 #10
Good. Had some tough moments and some really good ones. blm Jan 2021 #3
There is a risk with "almost accapella" nowhere to hide or blend in to the soaring parts TigressDem Jan 2021 #7
But the one that really get me teared up is the Ghost Version TigressDem Jan 2021 #11
I finally understood that pottery scene in the Naked Gun Ron Obvious Jan 2021 #15
Yes. OAITW r.2.0 Jan 2021 #4
It's like he took the best of Sam Cooke version and Righteous Brothers version then stripped it down TigressDem Jan 2021 #6
That performance by Bobby Hatfield is one of the best live performances blm Jan 2021 #16
Yeah, loved the Hatfield vocals, but the music sounded cheezy, not needed. nt TigressDem Jan 2021 #17
The Andy Williams Show orchestra, and I think they rose to the occasion. blm Jan 2021 #18
Fine for the time and tech... but it's like how Chaplin shines in black and white silent movies. TigressDem Jan 2021 #19
Heh. Bobby Hatfield vocals always rise above. blm Jan 2021 #20
Yeah, that is a golden voice for sure. nt TigressDem Jan 2021 #21
Even Elvis recorded it. TigressDem Jan 2021 #12
Sorry folks. Did not realize what a rabbit hole this song's origin and history was. TigressDem Jan 2021 #13
The Righteous Brothers did a mighty fine job for me and my generation malaise Jan 2021 #23
Bobby Hatfield's live performance on Andy Williams Show is blm Jan 2021 #25
I learned a lot on this thread about one of the great love songs malaise Jan 2021 #26

TigressDem

(5,125 posts)
14. Original movie title UNCHAINED (makes sense)
Sat Jan 23, 2021, 10:27 AM
Jan 2021

It's funny, the movie set looks more like an army barracks at first glance to me





TigressDem

(5,125 posts)
7. There is a risk with "almost accapella" nowhere to hide or blend in to the soaring parts
Sat Jan 23, 2021, 10:00 AM
Jan 2021

Now listening to the older versions, I find the excessive music distracting.

Still like the vocals, though.

 

Ron Obvious

(6,261 posts)
15. I finally understood that pottery scene in the Naked Gun
Sat Jan 23, 2021, 10:41 AM
Jan 2021

I knew it had to be a reference to something else.

blm

(113,276 posts)
16. That performance by Bobby Hatfield is one of the best live performances
Sat Jan 23, 2021, 10:43 AM
Jan 2021

of straight up singing that exists,IMO. No special effects on the vocals, just pure talent. He masters the highs, the lows, and the dynamics - and he made it seem effortless.

TigressDem

(5,125 posts)
19. Fine for the time and tech... but it's like how Chaplin shines in black and white silent movies.
Sat Jan 23, 2021, 11:14 AM
Jan 2021

After just seeing a pared back version and hearing Hatfield's vocals, I wondered how his would sound without the extra drama in the music kind of competing with his voice. If that makes any sense.

I get frustrated sometimes when music drowns out vocals anyway. Just a pet peeve of mine.

TigressDem

(5,125 posts)
13. Sorry folks. Did not realize what a rabbit hole this song's origin and history was.
Sat Jan 23, 2021, 10:23 AM
Jan 2021

But I learned a few things.

malaise

(270,767 posts)
23. The Righteous Brothers did a mighty fine job for me and my generation
Sat Jan 23, 2021, 04:47 PM
Jan 2021

but this is a nice cover. Indeed the original was probably one of the first big time love songs for us teenagers back in 1965.

Did you know that the Righteous brothers were so named by an old African-American man after a performance one night in their early days - he said 'that was righteous brothers' amd their name was born!

blm

(113,276 posts)
25. Bobby Hatfield's live performance on Andy Williams Show is
Sat Jan 23, 2021, 06:43 PM
Jan 2021

even greater than the recorded version.

Breathtaking vocal performance.

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