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Jan092012

BILL MEDLEY: BILL MEDLEY 100% / SOFT AND SOULFUL

 Bill Medley: 100%/Soft and Soulful   ORDER NOW!

With this Real Gone Music release we celebrate one of the great bass voices in all of popular music, that of one-time Righteous Brother Bill Medley, who had just split from Bobby Hatfield when he recorded these two solo albums for MGM in 1968 and 1969, respectively. Fans who swoon over the Righteous Brothers’ blue-eyed soul sound will find a lot to like here, as these two records feature the same blend of pop and R&B styles that graced their classic sides, all backed by the kind of production value you’d expect from a guy who learned some studio chops from Phil Spector (and had some of his own, as Medley himself produced some of the Righteous Brothers’ biggest hits). Bill Medley 100% is the more pop-oriented of the two; it features two chart hits, the Goffin-King song I Can’t Make It Alone and the Mann-Weil tune Brown-Eyed Woman, while Soft and Soulful, as the title indicates, stuck closer to Medley’s soul roots with songs like the gospel-tinged hit Peace Brother Peace. Neither of these albums have ever been on CD, and appear here on a single CD inside a snazzy four-panel, full-bleed wallet with liner notes and photos.

SONGS INCLUDES: BILL MEDLEY 100%: Brown Eyed Woman; Let The Good Times Roll; You Don't Have To Say You Love Me; Run To My Loving Arms; You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You; The Impossible Dream; I Can't Make It Alone; That's Life; One Day Girl; Show Me; Goin' Out Of My Head; Who Can I Turn To

SOFT AND SOULFUL: Peace Brother Peace; 100 Years; Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye; I'm Gonna Die Me; For Your Precious Love; Softly As I Leave You; When Something Is Wrong With My Baby; Any Day Now; Reaching Back; Street Of Dirt; Something So Wrong; Winter Won’t Come This Year

Bill Medley: 100%/Soft and Soulful   ORDER NOW!

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