William Thomas Medley (born September 19, 1940) is an American singer and songwriter, best known as one half of The Righteous Brothers. He is noted for his bass-baritone voice, exemplified in songs such as "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'". Medley produced a number of the duo's songs, including "Unchained Melody" and "Soul and Inspiration". Medley is a successful solo artist, and his million-selling duet with Jennifer Warnes "(I've Had) The Time of My Life" won a number of awards.
Audio CD, November 4, 1997. Going Home - was written some time after his first wife's death, and was very touching. He explains on the jacket what prompted each song, which makes them that much more special. They are all wonderfully performed. 2 people found this helpful.
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Bill Medley speaking to fans after performing at The Big E, West Springfield, Massachusetts, on opening day, September 14, 2012. Background information. Bill Medley met his first wife Karen O'Grady in church, started dating in 1963 and they were married at the beginning of his music career. Their son Darrin was born in 1965, but they were divorced when Darrin was about five. He considered the city of Indianola, Mississippi to be his home. When Riley was four years old, his mother left his father for another man, so the boy was raised by his grandmother, Elnora Farr, in Kilmichael. While young, King sang in the choir at Elkhorn Baptist Church in Kilmichael.