♫ Unchained Melody ♫

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The other night, I stumbled across this song in my archives that I played a couple of years ago.  I took a minute to listen and thought it was about time to play it again, since so many of you loved this one.  When I last played this, a number of readers suggested other versions by artists such as Ann Wilson, Roy Hamilton, The Platters, and Marc Martel, but since I didn’t want to put multiple versions here, I simply provided the links … click on whichever one you might wish to hear.  My favourite remains the Righteous Brothers, but perhaps only because that is the one I’m most familiar with.

This is a 1955 song with music by Alex North and lyrics by Hy Zaret. North wrote the music as a theme for the little-known prison film Unchained (1955), hence the song title. Todd Duncan…

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