Details: Moonglow MLP-1003, mono, orange label with logo left of hole, 1965.
Condition: Vinyl G (numerous light scratches, good luster) Jacket VG (shelf wear, no splitting seams)
Out of Print and Not Available as CD.
From the All Music Guide:
They weren't brothers, but Bill Medley and Bobby Hatfield (both born in 1941) were most definitely righteous, defining (and perhaps even inspiring) the term "blue-eyed soul" in the mid-'60s. The white Southern California duo were an established journeyman doo wop/R&B act before an association with Phil Spector produced one of the most memorable hits of the 1960s, "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'." When Medley and Hatfield combined forces in 1962, they emerged from regional groups the Paramours and the Variations; in fact, they kept the Paramours billing for their first single. By 1963, they were calling themselves the Righteous Brothers, Medley taking the low parts with his smoky baritone, Hatfield taking the higher tenor and falsetto lines. For the next couple of years they did quite a few energetic R&B tunes on the Moonglow label that bore similarity to the gospel/soul/rock style of Ray Charles, copping their greatest success with "Little Latin Lupe Lu," which became a garage-band favorite covered by Mitch Ryder, the Kingsmen, and others. Even on the Moonglow recordings, Bill Medley acted as producer and principal songwriter, but the duo wouldn't break out nationally until they put themselves at the services of Phil Spector.
The tracks are:
2. Burn on Love
3. I Still Love You
4. Gotta Tell You How I Feel
5. I Need a Girl
6. You Can Have Her
7. Cryin' Blues
8. At My Front Door
9. If You're Lying, You'll Be Crying
10. There She Goes (The Paramours featuring Bill Medley)
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