The Righteous Brothers

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by The Righteous Brothers

Biography

Despite their professional appellation, Bill Medley (William Thomas Medley, 19 September 1940, Santa Ana, California, USA) and Bobby Hatfield (b. Robert Lee Hatfield, 10 August 1940, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, USA, d. 5 November 2003, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA) were not related. They met in 1962 at California’s Black Derby club, where they won the approbation of its mixed-race clientele. According to Hatfield, the duo gained their new moniker when a black marine expressed his admiration of... Read more

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oldies
60s
soul
pop
classic rock
blue-eyed soul
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