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Righteous Brothers "Standards" album contains the full version, the Bill Medley single is an edited version - the promotion copy of this single has both the full and edited versions.
Single version was recorded in September 1968 and the alternate album version on "Soft & Soulful" was recorded in December 1968. The single version is largely spoken whereas the album version is sung.
Track on the "Soft & Soulful" album is an alternate version to the segments used in the 1969 film "Riot".
Version used in the 1970 film "The
Magic Garden Of Stanley Sweetheart" has the same vocal track but without the full backing as the version released on the "Nobody Knows" / "Gone" albums, the OST issue and the Bill Medley single on MGM K-14145 which is shorter by 26 seconds.
The film credits erroneously lists Richie Havens as the singer.
This Bill Medley song was originally recorded by the Blossoms produced by Bill Medley for MGM Records in May 1968 before he recorded a version himself in December 1968 for the "Soft & Soulful" album.
Bill Medley wrote the music to the lyrics by Robert Jacobs for this song, which was originally recorded by Chris Morgan produced by Bill Medley for MGM Records in June 1968. Bill Medley recorded a version himself in December 1968 for the "Soft & Soulful" album.
Original version was recorded in December 1968 for the "Soft & Soulful" album, there were also two other versions of the song, both were unreleased, the MGM 4764 album track recorded in January 1971 and an A&M album recorded in 1972. Both unreleased versions had changes to the lyrics.
Original version was recorded in December 1968 for the "Soft & Soulful" album, the alternate version was recorded in January 1971 for the unreleased MGM 4764 album.
Makin' My Way
The backing track was recorded in New York City on 29th January 1970 and Bill Medley's vocals were added on 13th February 1970 at the Western Recorders studio in Los Angeles.
The same basic backing track was also used on a version of the song by Spencer Barefoot, recorded in New York City on 25th February 1970.
Original version was recorded in April 1970 for the "Nobody Knows/Gone" album, the alternate version was recorded in January 1971 for the unreleased MGM 4764 album.
Soundtrack album "The Hard Ride" and A side of the promotion single version is a short version at 2.48 - the long version used as the B side of the promotion single is 4:15, the label implies that it was the film version.
Single issue is an alternate mix to the album version.
Original single and "Dirty Dancing" soundtrack album version was edited from the full length version, later to be issued also.
Single and soundtrack "Rambo 3" mix is edited from the film version.
The version from the 1996 "Christmas Memories" album is an alternate version to the one that was included on various artists Christmas compilations from 1991.